SURETY Eco: THE single-solution fully integrated BSA-AML Software Ecosystem


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SURETY Eco, the end-to-end BSA-AML Software Ecosystem

The 21st Century has been marked by ever-greater threats of global terror and far-reaching money laundering enterprises. Now SURETY Eco gives AML Compliance Professionals a revolutionary AML software ecosystem. With SURETY Eco, financial institutions seize the power of data analytics and end-to-end integrated AML Compliance software. Key features include the following:

  • Revolutionary ecosystem integration of KYC/CDD, Sanctions Screening, and Transaction Monitoring with optional FinCEN 314a.
  • Cross-Module Query System accesses all data in all base modules
  • Fully configurable Question Management System with array of trigger options
  • Allows you to work smarter and more efficiently—and with customized analytics
  • Reduces your research time by 50 percent
  • Facilitates ‘Your Work Your Way’—Dashboard ease, highly configurable, dynamic workflows, and user-based permissions

An Entire AML Software Ecosystem: Fully Integrated Compliance

SURETY Eco, an end-to-end BSA/AML Ecosystem, fully integrates CDD/KYC, Transaction Monitoring with optional FinCEN 314a, and Sanctions Screening. Imagine that: Your entire Compliance program in a single powerhouse software ecosystem—highly configurable, dashboard-driven, and featuring a comprehensive Cross-Module Query System linked to Eco’s comprehensive digital data storage and analytics system.

AML Partners’ proprietary Cross-Module Query System is the key. With SURETY Eco, you may create any query against any data across all of the base modules of the BSA/AML ecosystem. Do you need to know all customers with a false-positive OFAC hit, more than 10 false-positive AML cases opened within the last five years, and who are from Colombia? Just query it. Not only will SURETY Eco return the results of that query, but you may choose to run that query as a behavior and direct the system to create a research case when those conditions exist.

SURETY Eco is a true leap in BSA/AML Compliance. In stunning contrast to stove-piped, fragmented systems, SURETY Eco delivers single-solution integration of KYC/CDD, Transaction Monitoring, Sanctions and Negative-news Screening, and optional FinCEN 314a/Subpoena Processing.

Your AML Compliance Workflow Your Way

SURETY Eco features dynamic workflow capability; this means that your existing workflow becomes the application’s workflow. During implementation, we will help you replicate your workflow in SURETY’s software ecosystem. And we will teach you how to modify it as your needs change. SURETY’s dynamic workflow gives you full control over your entire BSA/AML AML/CTF software ecosystem.

Our BSA-AML Software Ecosystem in Action

Because SURETY Eco integrates CDD/KYC, Transaction Monitoring, a FinCEN314a option, and Sanctions Screening, your AML/CTF analytics may be as simple or as complex as each individual customer account requires. SURETY Eco features built-in dynamism—in Risk Modeling, in the Question Management System, in Workflows, and in the Cross-Module Query System. This is your AML Compliance work—now you can do it your way with optimal efficiency and effectiveness.

•KYC/CDD

SURETY Eco’s KYC/CDD module continues to deliver extraordinary functionality and in-house configurability. With SURETY’s trigger-rich Question Management System and customized risk modeling, you may immediately comply with all current laws and rules. And with SURETY Eco, the KYC/CDD module now automatically initiates the lifecycle relationship-management phase by integrating automatic ongoing due diligence (ODD) on every accepted customer.

•Transaction Monitoring

SURETY Eco also integrates its transaction-monitoring system, which we call SURETY-Behavioral Monitoring. We include pre-configured behaviors that you may choose to run. And you may also choose to create your own through the advanced Cross-module Query System; this greatly extends your capability to monitor other modules and behaviors not predefined in order to determine truly suspicious activity. For example, using the integrated modules, you might choose to flag all transactions over a million dollars for customers headquartered in Saudi Arabia who are in the arms industry and have had a negative-news hit. You may configure the system to run that query on any schedule you wish, and you may choose to create research cases based on your perceptions of possible suspicious activity.

SURETY Eco can also automatically generate CTRs and populate most of the information for the SARs, and SURETY Eco also gives you the ability to create your own case management system within the behavioral monitoring module—you decide who sees and does what and when.

•FinCEN 314a

You also have the option of adding to your Behavioral Monitoring a fully integrated FinCEN 314a subpoena-search system that conducts a fully encrypted workflow-based fuzzy-logic search of the two FinCEN lists. Data is fully encrypted from the time you upload each FinCEN list. Only those two individuals registered in FinCEN and registered in SURETY Eco may see any of the data, determine whether there are false positives, or grab the transactions for true hits. All that functionality exists—within the 314a module as a part of the SURETY ecosystem.

•Sanctions Screening

The last piece of the AML/CTF puzzle is sanctions screening. SURETY Eco includes fully integrated, automatic download of both the sanctions and non-sanctions lists from OFAC. SURETY’s Sanctions Screening also provides you the option of turning off or on the scanning of “weak a.k.a.” from OFAC. You may also choose to add your own subscription data services for enhanced sanctions lists. You may also submit your own internal lists—for example, employees and vendors—to be screened automatically.

SURETY Eco’s fully integrated screening module boasts five separate fuzzy logic algorithms, two of which are proprietary in addition to Soundex, Jaro-Winkler, and Levenshtein Distance. Our integrated screening system easily processes official lists, but it also screens for various attempts at deception such as purposely concatenated words like “Irantherepublicof.” SURETY Eco’s screening module will catch Iran even though it was concatenated. And in keeping with SURETY Eco’s commitment to customizability, each algorithm has fully configurable parameters that you control according to your own Compliance program. Moreover, SURETY Eco also boasts robust whitelisting.

User-Friendly Features

SURETY Eco delivers in-house control and customization in a user-friendly interface. Each user may configure a custom dashboard in order to track progress and data analytics. And our commitment to “Comply on the Fly” technology means that authorized Compliance users may instantly adjust risk models, data-collection details, and so on. And accessing advanced analytics is as easy as making a query, the results of which are delivered to authorized users.

Compliance officers will also appreciate the fully configurable user-based permissions system. With SURETY Eco, the authorized Compliance user determines who may edit or view what and when. For instance, the system may be configured to send automated emails to IT when an error condition exists in any log. SURETY Eco will also monitor other system logs if you so desire.

SURETY Eco also includes an advanced and fully configurable email notification system so that users are notified when they are required to take action. For example, designated users would get an automated email when a file needs periodic review or any other action.

Moreover, as with everything within SURETY Eco, every keystroke is audited. Every user action—the who, what, and when—is logged and available for review by authorized users; and SURETY Eco will even show you how each change compares to the prior entry. With SURETY Eco, user accountability is both transparent and verifiable at all times.

Ready to Learn More?

The stakes are high and getting higher for AML Compliance. SURETY Eco will transform your efficiency and effectiveness as it puts an entire BSA/AML ecosystem and all its critical data at your fingertips. Contact us today to get more information and to schedule a SURETY Eco demonstration.