Rakuten Securities Chooses NICE Actimize's AML Solutions for Operational Efficiencies

NICE Actimize, a NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) business and the provider of Autonomous Financial Crime Management, has been chosen by Rakuten Securities Inc., a major online brokerage operating throughout Japan and across Asia, to implement an innovative anti-money laundering compliance platform to protect and support its investor clients and meet regulatory requirementsNICE Actimize´s AML Solutions .

Rakuten Securities will utilize industry-leading solutions from NICE Actimize´s Autonomous Anti-Money Laundering portfolio, initially rolling out the CDD-X Customer Due Diligence platform. This will be followed by Suspicious Activity Monitoring and Watch List Filtering solutions at a later date to help improve operational efficiencies and reduce costs.

An integral part of its Autonomous Anti-Money Laundering suite, NICE Actimize´s CDD-X Customer Due Diligence platform modernizes KYC/CDD programs with advanced analytics. Providing more accurate detection and customer risk scoring to reduce compliance risk, NICE Actimize´s CDD-X provides significant reductions in operational costs and offers key features beneficial for an online brokerage operation.

In addition, NICE Actimize´s Suspicious Activity Monitoring solution combines cutting-edge technology with human-expertise to ensure accurate alert detection, increased team productivity and lowered compliance program costs. Lastly, NICE Actimize´s Watch List Filtering capability, with its consistent, global sanctions screening and high-quality alerts, increases operational efficiency, reduces compliance costs, and assists in meeting regulatory requirements.

Rakuten Securities, Inc. is one of the major online brokers in Japan and across Asia servicing over 2.6 million clients since 1999. Today with a comprehensive range of asset products including domestic and international cash equities, derivatives commodities, bonds, investment trusts, ETF and FX with foundations in the Japanese market.

NICE Actimize is the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance solutions for regional and global financial institutions, as well as government regulators.

NICE is a provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data.