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Oliu powered by ATB VenturesApr 26, 2024 3:39:03 PM2 min read

Enhancing Regulatory Compliance with Automated ID Verification

Canada’s highly regulated business landscape has put complex compliance requirements such as Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) at the forefront of operational priorities. Failure to adhere to these regulations can result in steep financial penalties1, damage to reputation, and loss of trust with customers. 


In this blog post, we’ll explore how organizations are turning to digital trust solutions to help navigate these complex regulatory frameworks effectively without sacrificing their user-centric experiences.


The technological opportunity

Compliance with regulatory requirements is an ongoing effort for businesses, to avoid non-compliance penalties and stay ahead of evolving expectations from end users. But it’s not that easy. In fact, 2022 alone saw a 50% year-over-year increase2 in regulatory penalties. 


Organizations are looking to advanced technology to verify the identity of customers and detect fraudulent activities more efficiently than traditional manual methods. The goal: Leverage automated identity verification solutions to:

  • Remain compliant with ever-evolving regulations
  • Bolster security measures
  • Foster customer trust

Remain compliant

With regulations continually evolving and becoming more stringent, businesses face the expensive3 and complicated challenge of remaining in compliance. Automated identity verification technology offers a streamlined approach, helping organizations stay ahead of the curve by automating the verification process and helping to facilitate adherence to regulatory standards. 

Bolster security

Bolstering security measures is paramount to safeguard sensitive data and protect against potential threats and data breaches4. Traditional methods of identity verification, such as manual checks and paper documentation, are not only time-consuming but also prone to errors and vulnerabilities. Automated identity verification solutions use robust and layered authentication techniques to fortify security measures, helping organizations mitigate the risk of fraud while safeguarding their reputation in the marketplace.

Foster customer trust  

With data privacy and security concerns at an all-time high, consumers are demanding transparency and assurance when it comes to handling their personal information. Automated identity verification enables a more secure onboarding experience for customers when compared to traditional paper methods, enhancing trust in an organization's commitment to providing a personalized5, secure, and seamless online experience6.


Next steps towards a digital-first future

Digital trust solutions are a powerful tool for enhancing complex regulatory compliance in today's digital-first environment. By leveraging advanced technology and automation, businesses can streamline compliance processes, reduce manual processing, mitigate fraud, and enhance the overall customer experience. 


As regulatory requirements continue to evolve, our most recent report “How Digital Trust Is Reshaping the Emerging Technology Landscape” explores how investing in automated ID verification solutions is essential for businesses looking to stay ahead of the curve and maintain a competitive edge in their respective industries. Download the report below:


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Oliu™ is a digital trust platform that makes it easy for businesses to issue, manage and verify digital credentials. Built on open (W3C) standards, it offers real-time layered identity verification, privacy and control over personal identity data, and protection against fraud and identity theft - all while enabling fast, efficient, and secure customer experiences. Oliu™ is the first Canadian company to achieve the PCTF certification through DIACC.