WorldCompliance™ Data



Robust databases of high-risk individuals and entities. Fortify screening with authoritative sanctions data and expertise.

LexisNexis® WorldCompliance™ Data delivers industry-recognized, robust compliance data and sanctions expertise to help your business efficiently screen transactions and mitigate costly risk. 

By providing customized access to comprehensive, industry-recognized financial crime and sanctions data, WorldCompliance Data enables your business to synchronize watchlist screening and successfully navigate continuously shifting sanctions, financial crime compliance and anti-bribery requirements. Protect your business with customized due diligence perspective and streamline transaction workflows with WorldCompliance Data.


Combat risk with customized enhanced due diligence

WorldCompliance Data is ideal for organizations needing to batch screen large customer and third-party databases quickly and efficiently. Tailor the data to your needs by including information relevant to your own unique risk-based approach, selecting from more than 60 risk categories and subcategories to proactively help your business:

  • Increase transaction screening efficiency
  • Reduce false positives
  • Mitigate costly risk

WorldCompliance Data is a customizable, modular solution that offers flexible delivery options via seamless integration with LexisNexis® Bridger Insight® XG, LexisNexis® Firco™ Continuity or LexisNexis® Firco™ Trust, or hosted offline within your own network.

Strengthen screening with comprehensive coverage backed by reliable sources

LexisNexis Risk Solutions employs a rigorous investigative process to create and maintain robust databases of high-risk individuals and entities for commercial availability. The process includes a thorough sequence of research, vetting, and data compilation. The profiles are compiled into a series of data segments within the delivered files which allow you to tailor the information to your needs. These include:

  • Sanctions and Enforcements: Aggregates information from the most important sanctions lists (such as OFAC, EU, UN, and HMT) worldwide, grouping them into one category. In addition, information received from enforcement lists and court filings worldwide, such as the SEC, FBI and UK FSA.
  • Politically Exposed Persons: Includes profiles of the largest database of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), as well as those of their family members.
  • Adverse Media: An extensive proprietary database of profiles that have been linked to illicit activities from over 30,000 feeds worldwide.
  • State Owned Enterprises: A proprietary list of government-owned and government-linked corporations and businesses with 1% or more investment or ownership by a government organization or state.
  • Sanctions Ownership: Profiles of businesses, vessels, and aircraft owned or controlled by persons listed on an OFAC, EU, or UK Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) sanctions list.
  • Registrations: Companies registered with a government body such as marijuana registered businesses.


WorldCompliance Data delivers comprehensive data that includes high-risk individuals and entities, with new profiles being added or updated daily.

  • Information from across the world
    • Research centers across the world with 24/7 coverage
    • More than 50 languages monitored
    • Trained researchers with geopolitical, cultural, and linguistic knowledge
  • Profiles relating to:
    • Sanctions and sanctions ownership
    • Enforcements
    • PEPs
    • Micro-PEPs for several countries including Brazil, Italy and Canada
    • State-owned enterprises
    • Adverse media
    • Government registration lists such as marijuana registered businesses
  • Adding new profiles daily:
    • Date of birth and place of birth
    • National ID numbers

Frequency: Download daily, weekly or monthly

File Formats: XML, Text Delimited, KZ

Capture the advantage of authoritative sanctions data and precise watchlist screening expertise. Power your watchlist screening with LexisNexis WorldCompliance Data.

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Combat emerging threats faster with authoritative, global financial crime compliance intelligence

2022 Award Winner for Financial Crime Data

LexisNexis Risk Solutions was chosen as a 2022 category winner in Chartis Research’s RiskTech100® Study

More Information

LexisNexis® WorldCompliance™ Data Brochure
The LexisNexis® WorldCompliance™ Data service is not provided by “consumer reporting agencies,” as that term is defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. Non FCRA § 1681, et seq.) (“FCRA”) and does not constitute “consumer reports,” as that term is defined in the FCRA. Accordingly, WorldCompliance Data may not be used in whole or in part as a factor in determining eligibility for credit, insurance, employment or another purpose in connection with which a consumer report may be used under the FCRA. 

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