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W2 over-subscribed in latest funding round

W2 announced today that it has again been oversubscribed in its latest funding round. It has also reached a significant milestone, by exceeding 10 million client screenings per month. W2 offers its customers the ability to perform real-time identity verification and Anti Money Laundering checks against consumers and corporates during account opening procedures. This is coupled …

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W2 Global Data at Betting on Football

W2 Global Data is sponsoring Betting on Football 2017, the fourth edition of the largest international football and betting trade conference at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge. BOFCON is held between the 3rd and 5th of May and is an event organized by Sports Betting Community. Ahead of the event Warren Russell, W2’s CEO has been profiled on SBC News. …

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W2 partner with Global Processing Services Limited (GPS)

W2 Global Data (W2) are delighted to announce a collaboration with Global Processing Services Limited (GPS) to embed KYC/AML functionality across the GPS platform to deliver a true end-to-end solution. London, United Kingdom 13th April 2016. W2 has signed an agreement with GPS, a MasterCard and Visa accredited processor. GPS’s fully outsourced end-to-end solution includes payment …

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EU Commission to fight terrorist financing & money laundering

The recent terror attacks performed in the EU and beyond have increased the need for the EU to formulate a stronger response to combating terrorism. Earlier this month the European Agenda for Security identified a number of new areas of focus; Tracing terrorists through their financial movements and preventing access to funds or other assets …

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Whitepaper: 4MLD – Do you know the score?

Ahead of their appearance at ICE Totally Gaming at the start of February, W2 Global Data release ‘The Fourth Money Laundering Directive – Do you know the score?‘ an in depth look at the fourth money laundering directive and the predicted impact it will have on the online gambling and gaming industry.  DOWNLOAD THE 4MLD WHITEPAPER NOW The …

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EU Draft Legislation on European AML and CTF financing protocols

This updated legislation involves a new directive on the prevention of the use of the financial system for money laundering and terrorist financing and a regulation on the information to accompany transfers of funds. Although much of the current requirements for UK businesses for Customer Due Diligence will remain the same, there are a few …

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2012 FATF AML Changes

The 2012 Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendations set out a comprehensive and consistent framework of measures which countries should implement in order to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, as well as the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Countries have diverse legal, administrative and operational frameworks as well as different …

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