Partner Screening
Automated KYC compliance and systematic monitoring of watch lists

Pythagoras Partner Screening ensures efficient detection and steady monitoring of business relationships with high-risk persons or entities. It automates background checks against reference data of your choice and monitors for updates, enabling your compliance team to concentrate on case management. The native character screening capability supports global deployment while meeting local needs.

Main Advantages

  • Deployed solution ensures data security
  • Advanced screening engine reduces false positives
  • Configurable and transparent screening rules fit every jurisdiction
  • Supports risk-based approach for KYC
  • Best practice case management work flow and decision process
  • Short implementation period and easy to use
  • Complete audit trail and tamperproof history
  • Powerful report tools for regular and ad-hoc reports

Key Features

  • Supports multiple sources of external and internal reference data such as Refinitiv World-Check, Dow Jones Factiva, SOGC
  • Automated data updates and batch screening overnight
  • Flexible configuration of screening rules (Sanction, OFAC, PEP etc.)
  • Native character name screening
  • Manual ad-hoc screening option
  • Maker-Checker function for all decisions possible (4-eye-principle)
  • Highlighting of secondary criteria matching
  • Scalable from single user to multinational deployment
  • Multiple languages for user interface


Native Character Screening

Integrated ability to screen names in non-latin characters for more precise results, avoiding ambiguous transliteration. This helps to meet local needs, especially in Asia, and enables global deployment.

  • Supports over 30 native scripts, among them:
  • Chinese (simplified and traditional), Japanese, Korean, Cyrillic, Arabic, Thai and more
  • Recognizes Chinese Commercial Code
  • Allows individual settings for each native character script
  • Comments and remarks can be entered in native character script


Pythagoras Name Check

Optional module that enables a web-browser based ad-hoc name search function to be distributed to a large group of users within your organization's intranet.

  • Allows a quick and zero-footprint search at multiple locations (e.g. door access, customer service counters)
  • Selection of several reference data sources possible
  • No need to manage client PC installations or user management
  • Easy and intuitive to use with any standard web-browser
  • Search threshold and secondary identifiers can be used to narrow or widen results
  • View and print report function available


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