JOHANNESBURG — LexisNexis® Risk Solutions has won two awards in Africa for its fraud and financial crime compliance solutions. The Digibank Summit Awards recognized the company for Excellence in Digital Leadership, while the Africa Bank 4.0 Awards named it Best Solution Provider for Financial Fraud and Compliance.
“We are proud to be recognized for our work on anti-financial crime and compliance solutions in Africa,” said Grayson Clarke, senior vice president, LexisNexis Risk Solutions. “In our latest True Cost of Financial Crime Compliance study, we found that financial institutions in South Africa were projected to experience a 15.1% increase in the total cost of compliance in 2022. Meanwhile, statistics from our LexisNexis® Digital Identity Network® show that one in every six account creations in Africa is an attack by a fraudster, higher than the global average of one in 11. Deploying the right technology solutions can enable businesses throughout Africa to reduce the cost of compliance and allow their compliance teams to focus on strategic and value-additive work.”
The judges for the Digibank Summit Awards said that the recognition for Excellence in Digital Leadership reflects the exceptional scope of work in the digital banking sector. “LexisNexis Risk Solutions impressed us with its innovative solutions and ability to transform the digital banking landscape. The dedication to providing superior customer service also stood out,” said the judges.
In naming LexisNexis Risk Solutions as the Best Solutions Provider for Financial Fraud and Compliance at the Africa Bank 4.0 Awards, the judges recognized the fraud detection and prevention technology offered by LexisNexis® ThreatMetrix®. They also praised LexisNexis® Firco™ Trade Compliance, which helps banks detect entities associated with money laundering, sanctions, terrorism and other financial crime risks in their trade finance businesses.
About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions harnesses the power of data, sophisticated analytics platforms and technology solutions to provide insights that help businesses across multiple industries and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, Georgia, we have offices throughout the world and are part of RELX (LSE: REL/NYSE: RELX), a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. For more information, please visit LexisNexis Risk Solutions and RELX.