Just 15 years ago, due diligence researchers might spend hours retrieving documents from courthouses and sifting through microfiche at libraries. As recently as 2010, they could go through six to 12 months of training just to learn how to create a “level 1” report. … Continue Reading
There’s no doubt that the growing commercialization of Artificial Intelligence will continue in 2017. Much of that commercialization effort will be focused around robotics, cars, and consumer side applications. However, 2017 should also start to see real growth of applications for AI in enterprises as well.… Continue Reading
We have already looked at some of the common pitfalls of modern due diligence, from the brute force open-source intelligence (OSINT) approach of Google searching to the over-reliance on manually curated watchlists.… Continue Reading
With the growing number of data sources and changing regulation, compliance teams are under incredible pressure and scrutiny to implement the most thorough due diligence process available.
They are frustrated by the tools at hand, which are actually growing increasingly ineffective due to recent changes such as the “Right to Be Forgotten” rule. … Continue Reading
I cringe when compliance teams rely solely on Google to investigate and make decisions.
No offense intended to Google, but it’s simply not designed for sophisticated investigations. Yet, an overwhelming majority of compliance teams employ Google as their primary research tool.… Continue Reading