Australia, 11th August 2020: Data Zoo, a global provider for identity verification solutions, and Acuris Risk Intelligence, a top global provider of proprietary data for due diligence and compliance, are happy to announce a partnership that will facilitate increased service functionality and innovative, customised solutions for Data Zoo clients. Through this partnership, Data Zoo’s access to Acuris data will vastly improve their ability to design client-specific solutions and offer a unique, tailored package. Clients can take advantage of the improved service with a capacity to screen their customers against a daily updated list of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), Sanctions and adverse media – 100,000 reputable sources, and over 40 languages (in non-Latin scripts). “The addition of the Acuris data into Data Zoo’s IDU identity solution provides a unique service offering within the APAC region,” Tony Fitzgibbon, Chief Executive Officer at Data Zoo, stated and added, “Data Zoo’s vision has been to create a single platform that can be hosted in any jurisdiction, and will enable customers to perform identity checks, leverage Biometric capabilities and conduct watchlist screening instantaneously.” With Data Zoo offering a multi-layered identity verification solution, clients can access screened individual profile images (where available), and they can match them against provided identity documentation; all from one API. “It’s been a real pleasure working and partnering with Tony Fitzgibbon and the Data Zoo team,” Christophe Barel, Managing Director, Acuris Risk & Compliance Asia-Pacific, commented. “They have an impressive set of global identity solutions with unparalleled access to the most comprehensive identity data in the APAC region. Through joining forces with Acuris Risk Intelligence and using our data, they’re able to bring a market-leading KYC and CDD solution to an increasingly demanding market.” As an element of Data Zoo’s solution, Acuris Risk Intelligence enables Data Zoo to implement an innovative, compliant and relevant solution for clients. Clients can verify their customers with the highest level of confidence through a multi-layered verification solution.