Graph visualization for compliance

How our technologies help organizations maintain regualtory compliance

The compliance data challenge

Regulatory compliance is a priority for all organizations. Ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations and rules significantly reduces operational risk and helps the business run more smoothly.

In many cases, managing and proving compliance goes beyond just having a well-documented process. It requires the collection and analysis of data at scale. As the range and complexity of regulation increases, this becomes more and more difficult. To add to this, the data is often stored in multiple silos across the organization, in a variety of formats.


Whilst working with customers, we’ve found that graph visualization (also known as link analysis) tools are becoming an essential part of a successful compliance process.

Graph visualization for compliance

Compliance is a broad topic, with a patchwork or regulation between industries and jurisdictions. Let’s take a look at two categories of regulation that can be especially complex.

Know your customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) regulations require organizations to carry out extensive due diligence on customers. That could mean checking relationships with politically exposed persons (PEPs), understanding the beneficial owners of an organization, or tracking cash transfers across borders.

In these situations, collating, querying and exploring that as a graph makes the process faster, simpler and more effective.

Understanding corporate structures as a graph
Understanding corporate structures as a graph. See more

In this blog post, we demonstrate how our customers use graph visualization technologies to make AML faster and easier to manage.

Assessing the risk of correspondent banking activity as a graph
Assessing the risk of correspondent banking activity as a graph

Another challenging area is data protection. The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires all organizations in Europe, or doing business in Europe, to identify and justify the personal data they hold. This means understanding a complex network of data connections between data, processes, platforms, people and places.

trust-hub have harnessed our graph visualization technology to build a powerful GDPR compliance management tool, capable of collating disparate papers and systems into a unified and dynamic view.

trust-hub’s Privacy Lens product, showing a network of people, processes and places related to specific data assets
trust-hub’s Privacy Lens product, showing a network of people, processes and places related to specific data assets

Why choose us?

When it comes to graph visualization, we have unrivalled expertise. We’ve worked with organizations worldwide, helping to build custom graph visualization applications that solve the compliance data challenge. Using our technology, they’re able to:

  • Overcome data silos – our software is datastore agnostic. Data can be pulled from any source, including the older databases that many financial services firms rely on.
  • Manage data volume – we’ve carefully designed our technologies to provide outstanding performance, even when visualizing large and complex datasets typical in a compliance environment.
  • Put analysts in the driving seat – applications harnessing our technology let analysts explore data at their own pace, and at their own scale.

Find out more

We’re helping to build the next generation of graph analysis and visualization platforms for regulatory compliance. If you’d like to learn more, request a trial of our technology or get in touch.

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