Name Scanning made easy is a cloud based Watchlist ‘Name scanning’ bureau service for matching prospective or current customer data with various lists like Federal Reserve/RBI list, OFAC, UN Sanctions list, PEP etc as part of Regulatory Compliance, CFT (Combating Financing of Terrorism), KYC (Know Your Customer) and other EDD (Enhanced Due-Diligence) requirements.

Powered by Dow Jones Risk & Compliance data.

Key Features

  • Flexibility and Configurability at UI level. Power to users! Matching Rules can be defined/altered through a simple UI with flexibility to define any kind of rule through Rules & Profiles
  • The tolerance of matching for a parameter could be different in different rules. Matching Rules would automatically adopt as per attribute available for search
  • Name matching completely defined using tolerance of match (Equal Parts/Initial match with Expanded/One Containing the Other/Each Containing the Other/Allow a MisMatch), Token Match Percentage
  • Best equipped in dealing with achieving all permutations & combinations appropriately adopting to Dow Jones structures through JSON
  • Support of Flags to confine the Search on a particular/set of values of descriptive Parameters
  • To consider for data deficiencies, match is performed where data is available. This is achieved with a combination of match with Null & Accept Null
  • The customer inputs are appropriately transformed to Match with WL structure
  • Criss-cross matching of all Name Types, DOB types, Relation name types, Addresses, City, Zip Code, Identifiers (Passport Number, Driving License Number, Tax Number etc.)
  • Date of Birth (DOB) field checked for variations of Day/Month Interchange, +/- 1 Year, Month, Day etc. Year of Birth (YOB) matching where DOB is not captured or not matching
  • Can apply match with Null/Accept Null for Unique parameters, thus avoiding false matches
  • Integrations – Seamless integration with all major business source systems
  • Reports – Customizable reports in pdf/xls/doc or in format of your choice

The Posidex Edge

Unmatched Technology
Sanctions, Regulatory and Law enforcement lists screening for Regulatory Compliance, KYC and Customer on-boarding with Automated client on-boarding and refresh capability. Best-in-class technology with superior matching engines

360* spin!
Restricted entity data usually contains demographic information about entities (Individuals and others) from across the world and most often, there is no unique ID for the entities. We give a 360* sprint/spin to matching, looking for all possible variations. Uncover hidden risks in business relationships and human networks

Effective monitoring
Monitor existing business relationships identify linkages to verify whether the entities were politically exposed persons for effective compliance. Optionally, an enhanced due diligence reports feature for in-depth background checks

Enhanced & Comprehensive Data
Watch-list data by Dow Jones with extensive data quality management of lists by POSIDEX prior to processing helps maximize matching accuracy and minimizing false positives. 24/7/365 list management – continuously updated lists powered by Dow Jones. Data is updated continuously and regularly audited by the Big 4 audit firms for quality

Trusted by leaders
Powered by POSIDEX’s validated and proven technology, it is currently being used by some of India’s largest and leading Financial and Banking institutions. Comes with best in class support

Low Total Cost of Ownership
Low Total cost of ownership (TCO) with no additional hardware requirement. Simple transaction-based pricing

Speed, Precision & Configuration!
Speed from online, real-time look-ups to high volume batch processing capability with high precision and recall. Highly customizable. Power to users.


  • Compliance and Risk Management
    • KYC Screening
    • Customer On-boarding, 3rd party risk screening
    • Sanctions Screening
  • Customer Enhanced Due Diligence
    • Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) monitoring
    • Special Interest Persons (SIP) screening
    • Relatives and close associates (RCA)
    • Anti-Bribery and Corruption


  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Telecom
  • Insurance
  • Retail
  • Government
  • Credit Bureau