Built-in Extensive, Trusted News Library
Search the world’s largest news library with confidence - 4.5 billion articles from 100,000 sources, over 3 million new articles added daily, or use your existing 3rd party data provider
Powerful and Practical Ongoing Monitoring
Intelligent, customizable alerts notify analysts to new or changing client risks. Screen tens of millions of clients daily without generating an ever growing alert backlog
Quick and Seamless Client Onboarding
Conduct complete new client screening fully integrated with your existing workflows and client lifecycle management system
Configurable Risk Appetite
Choose types and levels of risks, name fuzziness, languages and duration of search that conforms to your risk appetite
Secure and Certified Deployment Options
Get started instantly with our SOC 2 certified SaaS solution or deploy Merlon as a single-tenant solution on your Virtual Private Cloud
Scalability and Savings of Elastic Compute Cloud
Compute-intensive natural language processing and machine learning pipelines scale dynamically to minimize your compute costs
Industry Leading Risk Classification
Automated classification of 40+ predicate risks per standards like the FATF, US BSA, UK MLR and the 6th EU AMLD, or bring your own taxonomy
Article Clustering Based on Risk Fingerprinting
Related articles are automatically grouped, significantly reducing analyst effort, improving accuracy of risk detection and PII extraction
Primary and Secondary Identifier Extraction
Support for fuzzy name matches, extraction of DoB and occupation enables smart filtering and bulk remediation of Risk Findings
Advanced False Positive Removal
Auto-dismissal of Risk Findings based on type and level of risk and perpetrator match, with easy-to-understand explanations
Native NLP on Major Global Languages
Multi-lingual natural language processing models operate natively on global languages, ensuring the highest quality risk detection
Live Language Translation for Analysts
Live translation of Risk Findings and articles into the analysts’ native languages allows for smaller, more efficient compliance teams
Integrate with your existing screening workflows and client lifecycle management systems with our comprehensive REST API
Automated, comprehensive PDF reports including support for custom comments and investigation summary
Built-in Audit Trail
Complete, auditable history of all analyst actions to maintain corporate governance
Business Process Transformation
- Merlon is the only adverse media solution that uses hyperautomation to augment compliance analysts, allowing them to focus on decisioning.
- The significant reduction in effort and cost makes ongoing monitoring practical, leading to a more effective risk-based approach.
- Merlon’s enterprise-grade, AI-based solution has powered adverse media investigations for thousands of compliance analysts around the world.
- Results produced by our AI come with simple explanations enabling compliance teams to make decisions with clarity and confidence.
- Investigation details, supporting evidence and explanations are automatically made available in a comprehensive report suitable for internal review or external audit.
Return on Investment
- We’ve worked hard to make Merlon accessible and a great investment for companies of any size, starting with a single analyst, scaling to thousands.
- Massively reduced data, compute, integration, deployment and analyst costs.
- Flexible licencing terms means you only pay for what you need, for as long as you need it.
- Our fully functional free trial allows you to instantly experience the benefits of hyperautomation.
- Start screening new clients as part of your onboarding process and/or enable ongoing monitoring for tens of millions of existing clients within hours.
- End-to-end integration allows seamless operation with your existing workflows and client lifecycle management solution.