Watchlist checks

This documentation explains how to enable watchlist checks on passbase API

Overview

Monitor politically exposed persons (PEPs), and track risky behavior with adverse media and watchlist checks for a comprehensive customer due diligence and Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) program.

Enable watchlist checks

On the subscriptions settings page enable watchlist checks additional features. Thats it you are all setup https://app.passbase.com/settings/subscription

Watchlist API response

The watchlist check data for each authentication will be returned using the authentication API, using the following endpoints

https://api.passbase.com/api/v1/authentications
https://api.passbase.com/api/v1/authentications/by_key/:authentication_key

Response parameters

Parameter

Description

listings

Watchlist check findings

media

List of media entries, with the date, title and url parameters

sources

Array of listing sources (eg. sanction lists)

types

What kind of alert or warning is associated with the entity (eg. sanction, pep, warning)

is_clean

Boolean indicate if the authentication watchlist check is clean

Response

{
"authentication": {
"key": "29884359-fb70-478b-ba06-53d48b210aa0",
"reviewed_at": null,
"review_status": null,
...
"watchlist": {
"is_clean": false
"listings": {
"finanstilsynet": {
"url": "https://www.finanstilsynet.dk",
"name": "Denmark Finanstilsynet Foreign Regulators Warnings",
"aml_types": [
"warning"
],
"listing_started_utc": "2020-02-17T00:00:00Z"
},
"complyadvantage": {
"url": "https://complyadvantage.com",
"name": "ComplyAdvantage PEP Data",
"aml_types": [
"pep-class-2"
],
"country_codes": [
"BD"
]
},
"hm-treasury-list": {
"url": "https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/financial-sanctions-consolidated-list-of-targets",
"name": "UK HM Treasury Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation Consolidated List",
"aml_types": [
"sanction"
],
"country_codes": [
"IR"
],
"listing_started_utc": "2011-12-02T00:00:00Z"
},
"europe-sanctions-list": {
"url": "https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters",
"name": "EU External Action Service - Consolidated list of Sanctions",
"aml_types": [
"sanction"
],
"country_codes": [
"IR"
],
"listing_started_utc": "2011-12-01T00:00:00Z"
},
"asian-development-bank": {
"url": "https://lnadbg4.adb.org/oga0009p.nsf",
"name": "Asian Development Bank Sanctions",
"aml_types": [
"warning"
],
"country_codes": [
"CN"
],
"listing_started_utc": "2020-01-08T00:00:00Z"
},
"african-development-bank": {
"url": "http://www.afdb.org/en/projects-and-operations/procurement/debarment-and-sanctions-procedures/",
"name": "African Development Bank Debarment and Sanctions Procedures",
"aml_types": [
"fitness-probity"
],
"country_codes": [
"CN"
],
"listing_started_utc": "2019-08-08T00:00:00Z"
},
"norway-judicial-database": {
"url": "http://www.regjeringen.no/nb/dep/ud/tema/sikkerhetspolitikk/nedrustning-og-ikke-spredning/eksportkontroll/geldende_sanksjoner.html?id=745754",
"name": "Norway Lovdata laws judicial database",
"aml_types": [
"sanction"
],
"country_codes": [
"IR"
],
"listing_ended_utc": "2016-02-18T00:00:00Z",
"listing_started_utc": "2016-01-29T00:00:00Z"
},
"united-states-securities-and-exchange-commission-administrative-proceedings-organisation": {
"url": "https://www.sec.gov/litigation/admin.shtml",
"name": "United States Securities and Exchange Commission Administrative Proceedings - organisation",
"aml_types": [
"warning"
],
"listing_started_utc": "2019-06-21T00:00:00Z"
}
},
"sources": [
"african-development-bank",
"america-idb",
"united-states-securities-and-exchange-commission-administrative-proceedings-organisation",
"complyadvantage",
"complyadvantage-adverse-media",
"united-states-ohio-department-of-commerce-enforcement-actions",
"norway-judicial-database",
"europe-sanctions-list",
],
"types": [
"adverse-media",
"adverse-media-financial-crime",
"adverse-media-fraud",
"adverse-media-general",
"fitness-probity",
"sanction",
"warning",
"pep",
"pep-class-2",
"adverse-media-violent-crime",
"adverse-media-terrorism",
"adverse-media-narcotics"
],
"media": [
{
"url": "http://www.macnn.com/searchcatnext/tag/Puccini/2",
"title": "(no title)"
},
{
"url": "http://www.macnn.com/articles/11/05/13/",
"date": "2018-07-23T00:00:00Z",
"title": "Apple, Mac, iPod and iPhone News archives for 11/05/13 | MacNN"
},
]
}
}
}