RDC Takes Bold Steps in the Fight against Human Trafficking

RegTech leader to provide Human Trafficking screening at no charge for its customers

 New York and London — October 18, 2018 — Regulatory DataCorp, Inc. (RDC), the global leader in compliance screening, today announced that it will offer screening for human trafficking violations and criminals free of charge for its customers.

With nearly 1,000 companies across 107 countries, RDC is the leading provider of customer screening solutions including sanctions, watchlists, politically exposed persons (PEPs) and adverse media.  The foundation for this screening excellence is RDC’s Global Risk Intelligence Database (“GRID”) which contains more than 9 million curated risk profiles covering 60 types of crime, including human trafficking.

“Everyday, RDC employees around the world wake up with a common mission – to prevent criminal infiltration of the world’s financial system”, said Tom Walsh, CEO of RDC. “The more we learn about the horrors and costs of Human Trafficking from our customers and partners such as the Mekong Club, the more passionate we’ve become about halting this vile, inhumane business. So, on this Global Anti-Slavery Day, we are taking the unprecedented step of enabling RDC customers to screen for human trafficking crimes at no additional charge.”

Effective immediately, all current and future customers, regardless of the RDC solution they use, will be able to screen against RDC’s human trafficking content at no additional charge.  For more information, customers should contact their sales representative or RDC at EndModernSlavery@RDC.com.

“RDC and the Mekong Club share a passion for eliminating this horrific human rights abuse”, said Matt Friedman, CEO of the Mekong Club. “We applaud RDC decision to provide its customers with no-cost access to human trafficking screening and continue to be impressed by their creativity, leadership and commitment to this cause.”

About RDC

Regulatory DataCorp, Inc., (RDC), the Smarter ScreeningTM company prevents criminal infiltration of the world’s financial systems by delivering automated, intelligent customer screening and decision-ready intelligence. RDC supports more than 35,000 compliance professionals across more than 100 countries in strengthening their KYC/AML, fraud and Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) protection, ensuring sanctions and watchlist compliance, protecting their brand and reputation and managing supply chain and vendor risks. Founded by 20 of the world’s leading financial institutions, today RDC is a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company. Learn more about RDC by emailing info@rdc.com or visiting www.rdc.com.

About the Mekong Club

The Mekong Club is one of the first not-for-profit organizations of its kind in Asia to use a ‘business-to-business’ approach to fight slavery.  Bridging the gap between the public and private sectors, the Mekong Club helps companies of all sizes to understand the complexities of human trafficking and to reduce their vulnerability within their supply chains/business environment. Together with business partners, the Mekong Club is spearheading innovative and strategic projects to achieve a slave-free world.