World-Check - KYC Screening
Access accurate and structured information to help you meet your KYC and third-party due diligence screening obligations. World-Check, used and trusted by the world’s biggest companies for over two decades.
Why choose LSEG World-Check?
Help meet your regulatory obligations, make informed decisions, and prevent your business from being used to launder the proceeds of financial crime or associated with corrupt practices.
For over two decades the World-Check database has been delivering accurate and reliable information to help financial institutions, the regulated non-banking sector and companies to comply with mandatory KYC, anti-money laundering, countering the financing of terrorism, anti-bribery and corruption, and associated legislation.
It has hundreds of specialist researchers and analysts across the globe, adhering to the most stringent research guidelines as they collate information from reliable and reputable sources - such as watch lists, government records, and media searches.
Simplify your customer and third-party screening process through state-of-the-art technology combined with human expertise. The World-Check data is fully structured, aggregated, and de-duplicated. It can be easily absorbed into various workflow screening platforms in-house, cloud-based, or third-party solutions through a delivery method that suits your requirements.
- Politically exposed persons (PEP), close associates, and family members
- State owned entities and state invested enterprises
- Global sanctions lists
- Narrative and implicit sanctions
- Global regulatory and law enforcement lists
- Adverse media
- Iran economic interest (IEI)
- Sanctioned securities
- Vessels information
Additional specific data sets available include:
- Marijuana related business
- Sanction Sets for payment screening
World-Check in more detail
Features and benefits
What you get with LSEG World-Check
World-Check helps you meet your due diligence obligations and identify potential financial criminal activity with information from reputable public domain sources. Our data will also help you address your Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) monitoring requirements. You can access over 4m records, delivered in a highly structured format.
We follow the most stringent guidelines for research methodology and inclusion criteria – applying rigorous quality control.
Our analysts monitor areas based on their subject matter expertise, supplemented with local language capabilities. Many have worked with state and federal governments.
With research centres on all five continents, we provide around-the-clock monitoring of sanction lists, regulatory and enforcement lists, as well as thousands of reliable media sources, so you have accurate and up-to-date information.
Data contains hundreds of specific keywords and over 60 risk topics that help you filter and drill down for more focused screening and reduce false positives.
Linking of associated subjects helps you search and identify criminal networks and associations.
With data presented in a highly structured format, it’s simple to absorb into your screening processes using common formats across a variety of software platforms.
Using our data
Ways you can use our data
More ways you can use our data
Integrate our data, matching capabilities, and advanced functionalities into existing workflows and internal systems – streamlining the screening process for onboarding, Know Your Customer (KYC), and third-party risk due diligence.
Zero Footprint Screening API
A cloud-based customer screening tool, using market-leading World-Check Risk Intelligence, designed specifically for single payments or transactions.
Email your local sales team
Call your local sales team
Asia Pacific (Sub-Regional)
Australia & Pacific Islands: +612 8066 2494
China mainland: +86 10 6627 1095
Hong Kong & Macau: +852 3077 5499
India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives & Sri Lanka:
+91 22 6180 7525
Japan: +813 6743 6515
Korea: +822 3478 4303
Malaysia & Brunei: +603 7 724 0502
New Zealand: +64 9913 6203
Philippines: 180 089 094 050 (Globe) or
180 014 410 639 (PLDT)
Singapore and all non-listed ASEAN Countries:
+65 6415 5484
Taiwan: +886 2 7734 4677
Thailand & Laos: +662 844 9576