Payments Sanctions Screening Software

Payments Watchlist, PEP and Sanctions Screening Software

Modernize your sanctions screening process with powerful PEP scoring capabilities and tailored screening data pricing

Which Screening Solution is Best for Your Business?

We look up names of people and companies to check for Watchlist, Sanctions and PEP risk. We don’t currently do any continual monitoring of existing clients, partners or vendors. We simply type in names to research.

Basic Screening

On Demand, Up to 10K Unique Names, Standard Audit Report

We look up names of people and companies to check for Watchlist, Sanctions and PEP risk. We also may need real-time screening for the new applicants we are onboarding. We currently do, or are considering, doing continual monitoring of our existing clients, partners or vendors.

Standard Screening

On Demand, in real-time, Batch, PEP Scoring, AI insights from Screening History, EDD plug-in

We currently screen over 500,000 unique clients, partners or vendors annually for Watchlist, Sanctions or PEP risk during onboarding or on a continual basis for existing clients. We also screen, or are considering screening, a high volume of payments or transactions for Sanctions risk. We either have a current screening platform that we want to keep, or we are considering looking at a new platform.

Integrated Screening

On Demand, in real-time, Batch, PEP Scoring, AI insights from Screening History, EDD plug-in Watchlists/Sanctions data in API or Datafile formats

Which Screening Solution is Best for Your Payments Firm?

We look up names of people and companies to check for Watchlist, Sanctions and PEP risk. We don't currently do any continual monitoring of existing clients, partners or vendors. We simply type in names to research.

Basic Screening

On Demand, Up to 10K Unique Names, Standard Audit Report
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We look up names of people and companies to check for Watchlist, Sanctions and PEP risk. We also may need real-time screening for the new applicants we are onboarding. We currently do, or are considering, doing continual monitoring of our existing clients, partners or vendors.

Standard Screening

On Demand, in real-time, Batch, PEP Scoring, AI insights from Screening History, EDD plug-in
Learn More
We currently screen over 500,000 unique clients, partners or vendors annually for Watchlist, Sanctions or PEP risk during onboarding or on a continual basis for existing clients. We also screen, or are considering screening, a high volume of payments or transactions for Sanctions risk. We either have a current screening platform that we want to keep, or we are considering looking at a new platform.

Integrated Screening

On Demand, in real-time, Batch, PEP Scoring,
AI insights from Screening History, EDD plug-in
Watchlists/Sanctions data in API or Datafile formats
Learn More
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For companies that need a low cost, highly reliable solution for typing in the names of people and companies to look for possible Sanctions, Watchlist or PEP risk.

 

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Perform between 100 – 10,000 unique name searches annually.

 

You will also have a screening audit report to record all your searches.

 

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For companies that need a low cost, highly reliable solution that helps screen new applicants during onboarding, and continually monitors existing clients for Sanctions, Watchlist and PEP exposure.

 

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Provides a configurable workflow to help aggressively reduce false positives. Comes with our proprietary PEP Scoring module, so that your PEP-related false positives are reduced by at least 50%.

 

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For companies that screen a high volume of clients, partners and vendors for Sanctions, Watchlist and PEP exposure. In addition, you may also screen payments and transactions for Sanctions exposure.

 

Learn More

Provides daily Sanctions/Watchlist/PEP feed via datafile or API delivery method, to be ingested into your current screening platform.

 

  • Can include Alessa’s proprietary PEP Scoring module, to reduce PEP-related false positives by at least 50%

 

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As the payment processing industry experiences rapid growth, the importance of robust sanctions screening becomes increasingly critical. Payment companies are pivotal to ensuring secure transactions by adhering to complex global regulations to prevent financial crimes.

 

Effective sanctions screening is essential not only for regulatory compliance but also for maintaining the integrity of the financial system.

 

Alessa’s sanctions screening solution is tailored to the unique needs of payment processors, integrating effortlessly with existing systems to deliver real-time insights. This enables businesses to:

 

  • Avoid risky relationships while saving money on your screening data costs
  • Reduce false positives with our new PEP scoring model
  • Leverage Screening Intelligence Dashboards to proactively identify efficiency gains

Why Payment Firms Choose Alessa for Sanctions Screening

Access to the Latest Global Sanctions, Watchlists and PEP Lists

Powered by RZOLUT, Alessa utilizes global sanctions lists, politically exposed persons (PEP) lists, adverse media, watchlists and your internal lists to ensure your screening program is populated with the latest, most accurate data. Alessa’s broad coverage and timely updates give payments assurance that they are not processing transactions from risky entities.

Robust PEP Screening

Alessa makes it easy to identify domestic and foreign PEPs who may expose your organization to an elevated risk of bribery, corruption, or money laundering. Our matching engine uses sophisticated algorithms and machine learning to analyze matches in context. PEP screening is fully integrated with sanctions screening for a complete view of customer risk.

Proprietary PEP Scoring to Reduce False Positives

Our proprietary PEP Scoring Model categorizes, and scores matches, allowing you to focus on high-risk PEPs. Medium and low risk PEPs can be auto-resolved or placed in a workflow for your manual review. On average, Alessa reduces your PEP-related workload by as much as 50% each day. With less time wasted on false positives, you can spend the time you need to thoroughly review and decisively act on high-risk individuals and other areas of compliance.

Real-Time and Periodic Screening Capabilities

With Alessa, entities can be screened in three ways: real-time, periodic or on-demand. Real-time sanctions screening is ideal for onboarding and transaction verification processes that require an immediate response. Periodic screening allows payments to screen or re-screen any number of customers on a schedule or in response to changing information. Your compliance team can also run on-demand screening whenever necessary.

Reduced Sanctions and PEP Screening Costs

With Alessa, pay only for the screening data you use. We won’t charge you to check bundled sanctions lists that aren’t relevant to your screening needs. We provide a targeted, cost-effective screening solution for payments that saves your organization up to 40% compared to other screening data providers.

Ongoing Support and Expertise

With Alessa, your team will benefit from continuous expert guidance and ongoing support. Our Support Team and RegTech experts helps to ensure your Payment’s AML program remains robust and compliant.

Insightful Watchlist and Sanctions Screening Software for Payments

Alessa uses current sanction lists, OFAC, law enforcement, PEPs, adverse media, crypto, and your own internal high-risk lists to provide expansive insights into the risks associated with any customer or entity.

How Does Our PEP Scoring Work?

It’s simple.

 

Each night Alessa runs your client list against the latest PEP lists and assigns an updated risk score to any PEP in your database. The PEPs whose scores surpass your organization’s risk tolerance are then highlighted and brought to your team’s attention for investigation.

 

Alessa can either auto-resolve low and/or medium risk PEP alerts or create a separate work queue for lower risk alerts based on your organization’s risk preference.

It’s simple.

 

Each night Alessa runs your client list against the latest PEP lists and assigns an updated risk score to any PEP in your database. The PEPs whose scores surpass your organization’s risk tolerance are then highlighted and brought to your team’s attention for investigation.

 

Alessa can either auto-resolve low and/or medium risk PEP alerts or create a separate work queue for lower risk alerts based on your organization’s risk preference.

How Are PEP Risk Scores Calculated?

Our proprietary scoring model analyzes:

Your Annual Savings

PEP Analysis

Alessa re-analyzes and places a risk score on all PEP records every night.

PEP Score

After analysis, PEPs are categorized into High Risk, Medium Risk or Low Risk categories.

Auto-Resolve

Based on your organization's risk appetite, configure Alessa to auto-resolve medium risk and/or low risk PEPs.

Review

Review non auto-resolved PEPs that have been identified to pose high risk to your business.

PEP Analysis

Alessa re-analyzes and places a risk score on all PEP records every night.

PEP Score

After analysis, PEPs are categorized into High Risk, Medium Risk or Low Risk categories.

Auto-Resolve

Based on your organization's risk appetite, configure Alessa to auto-resolve medium risk and/or low risk PEPs.

Review

Review non auto-resolved PEPs that have been identified to pose high risk to your business.

Industries We Serve

Schedule a Free Demo

Learn how Alessa can help you avoid risky relationships.

 

Book your complimentary demo and see our payments sanctions and watchlist screening solution in action.

Choose a Solution That Best Fits Your Screening Needs

We look up names of people and companies to check for Watchlist, Sanctions and PEP risk. We don't currently do any continual monitoring of existing clients, partners or vendors. We simply type in names to research.

Basic Screening

On Demand, Up to 10K Unique Names, Standard Audit Report
Learn More
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

For companies that need a low cost, highly reliable solution for typing in the names of people and companies to look for possible Sanctions, Watchlist or PEP risk.

 

Learn More

Perform between 100 – 10,000 unique name searches annually.

You will also have a screening audit report to record all your searches.

 

Learn More

We look up names of people and companies to check for Watchlist, Sanctions and PEP risk. We also may need real-time screening for the new applicants we are onboarding. We currently do, or are considering, doing continual monitoring of our existing clients, partners or vendors.

Standard Screening

On Demand, in real-time, Batch, PEP Scoring, AI insights from Screening History, EDD plug-in
Learn More
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

For companies that need a low cost, highly reliable solution that helps screen new applicants during onboarding, and continually monitors existing clients for Sanctions, Watchlist and PEP exposure.

 

Learn More

Provides a configurable workflow to help aggressively reduce false positives. Comes with our proprietary PEP Scoring module, so that your PEP-related false positives are reduced by at least 50%.

 

Learn More

We currently screen over 500,000 unique clients, partners or vendors annually for Watchlist, Sanctions or PEP risk during onboarding or on a continual basis for existing clients. We also screen, or are considering screening, a high volume of payments or transactions for Sanctions risk. We either have a current screening platform that we want to keep, or we are considering looking at a new platform.

Integrated Screening

On Demand, in real-time, Batch, PEP Scoring,
AI insights from Screening History, EDD plug-in
Watchlists/Sanctions data in API or Datafile formats
Learn More
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

For companies that screen a high volume of clients, partners and vendors for Sanctions, Watchlist and PEP exposure. In addition, you may also screen payments and transactions for Sanctions exposure.

 

Learn More

Provides daily Sanctions/Watchlist/PEP feed via datafile or API delivery method, to be ingested into your current screening platform.

 

  • Can include Alessa’s proprietary PEP Scoring module, to reduce PEP-related false positives by at least 50%

 

Learn More

We look up names of people and companies to check for Watchlist, Sanctions and PEP risk. We don’t currently do any continual monitoring of existing clients, partners or vendors. We simply type in names to research.

Basic Screening

On Demand, Up to 10K Unique Names, Standard Audit Report

We look up names of people and companies to check for Watchlist, Sanctions and PEP risk. We also may need real-time screening for the new applicants we are onboarding. We currently do, or are considering, doing continual monitoring of our existing clients, partners or vendors.

Standard Screening

On Demand, in real-time, Batch, PEP Scoring, AI insights from Screening History, EDD plug-in

We currently screen over 500,000 unique clients, partners or vendors annually for Watchlist, Sanctions or PEP risk during onboarding or on a continual basis for existing clients. We also screen, or are considering screening, a high volume of payments or transactions for Sanctions risk. We either have a current screening platform that we want to keep, or we are considering looking at a new platform.

Integrated Screening

On Demand, in real-time, Batch, PEP Scoring, AI insights from Screening History, EDD plug-in Watchlists/Sanctions data in API or Datafile formats

Alessa Provides a Modular AML Compliance Solution for Payments

Alessa’s sanctions screening module equips payment companies with the tools to strengthen their defenses against financial crimes, ensuring adherence to international sanctions and safeguarding their business operations from associated risks. With advanced analytics and extensive data coverage, Alessa’s complete AML solution for payments empowers businesses to perform effective screenings, manage alerts efficiently, and uphold the trust of their customers and regulatory bodies.

Integrated AML Software for Payments

A complete AML compliance solution for payments on one integrated platform. Alessa provides seamless compliance functionality – from the first red flag to the final regulatory report.

360° View of Client Risk

Alessa provides a comprehensive risk profile with daily updates, crucial for payment firms managing diverse client activities.

Identity Verification and KYC Compliance

Alessa integrates with your onboarding system to verify identities in real-time which means you can complete due diligence in minutes, validate customers faster and protect your organization.

Transaction Monitoring

Alessa offers real-time, periodic and event-based transaction monitoring and screening to help you stay ahead of bad actors and changing regulations.

Risk Scoring

Customizable risk scoring models in Alessa empower your business to prioritize and manage client risks effectively based on your risk appetite. Alessa customizes risk models, aligning with your payment firms' operational thresholds.

Regulatory Reporting

Automated, accurate reporting by Alessa ensures your organization meets regulatory demands with confidence and ease. Alessa auto-populates, validates, and submits regulatory reports, including reports for FinCEN, FINTRAC, and numerous other regulatory environments.

Enhanced Due Diligence

A solution that streamlines EDD reporting. With Alessa, order EDD reports directly from the application, receiving them in ⅓ of the time at ⅓ of the average industry price.

AML Case Management

Streamline investigations with Alessa’s automated case management, enhancing operational efficiency for payments.

Latest Insights

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NS-CMIC List: An Overview

Learn about the NS-CMIC List, the U.S. sanctions targeting Chinese military-industrial complex companies, and the compliance obligations for U.S. persons.

Excellent tool for fraud prevention and risk management

I have worked with Alessa for years because of how useful it is to thoroughly analyze transactions and identify suspicious operations

– Jane Doe, Company ABC

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