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Irish compliance firm hires south-east Asian head

Digital_client_verificationKnow Your Customer, a Dublin-based company that provides digital client verification to speed up the onboarding process, has hired Robin Lim to lead its south-east Asian team. Claus Christensen, the company’s chief executive, says Lim will be the first of many hires in the region. “Technology used to automate on-boarding processes and the move to a fully digital compliance workplace are still in their infancy [in Asia],” he added. “This represents a huge opportunity for our business.” Lim, who has a background in business development, will aim to enlarge the company’s presence in the region. Know Your Customer aims to help investment firms meet their regulatory responsibility to perform checks on new clients, for instance to ensure they are not facilitating money laundering. ©2018 funds global asia

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