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Sanctions screening for global anti-money laundering compliance

Perform sanctions screening on people and businesses using the industry's most up-to-date watchlists.

Audit trails
Defined procedures

Progressive watchlist scanning

BlockScore allows you to gradually build up a profile of your customer throughout the duration of your relationship. Start with just a name and add a date of birth, document or address as you learn more about them - we help you rescan them every step of the way.

International character set support

In an international marketplace, customers will have names with varying character sets from Latin to Arabic to Cyrillic. BlockScore supports searching in all major alphabets so you do not miss important watchlist hits.

Smart matching algorithms

Our search algorithms take into account that most data that reaches us is imperfect. We intelligently match spelling mistakes, imperfect formatting, common name aliases, transposed words, hundreds of common abbreviations like “St”, “Rd”, “Inc” and more.

International watchlist coverage

We support as many lists as possible from all across the world so that no matter where you are, you can achieve watchlist scanning compliance. You can see all of the lists that we support below.

Supported watchlists
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US - Bureau of Industry and Security

  • Entity List
  • Denied Persons List
  • Unverified List

US - Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

  • Specially Designated Nationals List
  • Foreign Sanctions Evaders
  • Palestinian Legislative Council
  • Sectoral Sanctions Identifications
  • Foreign Financial Institutions Subject to Part 561
  • Non-SDN Iranian Sanctions Act

US - Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation

  • Nonproliferation Sanctions

US - Directorate of Defense Trade Controls

  • AECA Debarred

US - Central Intelligence Agency

  • Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members

UK - Her Majesty’s Treasury

  • Consolidated list

CA - Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

  • Anti-terrorism financing individuals
  • Anti-terrorism financing entities

EU - European External Action Service

  • Consolidated list

AU - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • Consolidated list

UN - United Nations

  • Consolidated list

JP - The Ministry of Economy

  • Foreign End User List

CH - State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

  • Consolidated list

Limit searches to just entities or individuals

We categorize all watchlist hits as either entities or individuals allowing you to immediately filter out irrelevant results. If you don't know the category of your subject, we also offer a traditional combined search containing both types of results.

Extracted denormalized data

Our advanced data extraction techniques allow us to pull the maximum amount of information out of watchlists possible. We normalize and extract data supplied by governments in free-form text fields allowing you to search and match against more data such as document numbers, dates of birth and addresses with ease.

Direct government references

Where possible we link directly to supporting government material for a hit in case additional review is needed. These can be web pages provided by issuing bodies or PDFs of official enforcement documents.

OFAC Sanctions Advanced Data Model

We use the newly released and state of the artAdvanced Data Model for the consolidated Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) lists giving you more information off which to base watchlist hit decisions.

Adjustable sensitivity

By modifying one number you are able to increase or decrease the sensitivity of your watchlist searches. This value can be configured dynamically based the risk profile of any given customer.

Updated daily, including holidays and weekends

Our supported lists are updated every day of the week regardless of whether it is a holiday or a weekend. This ensures that no matter the timezone or locality of your customers, our lists are always up-to-date within a 24-hour window.

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