kyc banking

Corporate & Investment Banks

Automated KYC solutions for CIB

Global penalties for non-compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know your Customer (KYC) processes have hit and all time high for financial institutions. Regulatory pressure combined with cost cutting means corporate and investment banks are required to reduce financial crime, improve customer onboarding whilst simultaneously reducing overheads and increasing efficiency across teams.

Arachnys have deep domain expertise in working with corporate & investment banks to provide cloud-based solutions that align with their risk policy and reduce the burden of manual, laborious and inefficient processes.

Backed by unparalleled global data sources, we provide the tools to help you automate and accelerate manual effort in supply chain due diligence, customer and vendor onboarding, monitor adverse media and mitigate reputational risk.

Industry Problems


The average onboarding time for corporate banking customers is a staggering 90-120 days (Oliver Wyman's Global KYC benchmarking study on Global Banking & Markets KYC).

Global penalties have reached USD $36 billion for non-compliance with Anti-Money Laundering, Know Your Customer and sanctions regulations since the financial crisis.

KYC teams are having to perform laborious, repetitive and highly manual processes, across siloed data, to keep up with a backlog of traditional KYC periodic review cycles.

Arachnys Solutions


Automated AML & Investigations

Surface the content that matters, reduce duplication, manual effort and increase data re-use.

Automated KYC & Onboarding

Assemble everything you need to know about your customers and counterparties.

Automated Enhanced Due Diligence

Capture the information that matters and remove the noise of false positives.

We channel data into your ecosystem

We act as a single lens, accessing and enriching the best KYC & AML data from global sources, which connects your compliance ecosystem to the data you need to make more confident compliance decisions.

AML & KYC Data Sources


Better data: Unparalleled global source coverage enables you to run 100% of your external data gathering process through a single set of tools

Less noise: Capture only the relevant information that matters, removing the noise associated with manual search techniques

Localized: Surface content in 98 languages, supported in multiple scripts including Arabic, Chinese and Cyrillic, across 220 jurisdictions

Audit control: Prove your findings with consolidated reports which include heat maps, summaries of completed steps and supporting research

Reduce duplication: Curation tools for your external research processes with the ability to share and reuse data across your organisation

Integrate: Connect your organization's workflow applications directly to the external data they need to make better, faster decisions


Global data search: Continuously search across 23,000+ risk-relevant, open-source and premium providers in over 98 languages supported in multiple scripts (incl. Arabic, Chinese & Cyrillic) across 220 jurisdictions

Configurable investigative process management: Investigative policy configuration and execution, guides your analysts in accordance with AML alert clearing and KYC/CDD/EDD processes

Automated screening tools: Reduce investigative cycle time using automated content-acquisition methods, and reduce false positives using automated screening tools for risk categorisation and assessment

Risk identification, categorization and evidencing: Providing fast, accurate and consistent risk determinations with automatic audit trail for simple or complex investigations

Structured report creation: PDF report generation and export capabilities (with or without appendix, translated and non-translated)

How we helped a tier 1 investment bank avoid $100M of remediation costs

One of the world’s largest investment banks needed help with ‘top up’ research; their clients expanded across new geographies, and their KYC files needed to meet new country-specific regulatory requirements across more than 150 jurisdictions. Learn how Arachnys helped them achieve complex customer profile enrichment, reduced from days to hours in a single working environment.

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