Monday, October 5, 2020
The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”) has recently issued an update to its Implementing Procedures, where additional requirements and directions on internal and external reporting procedures that subject persons are to have in place, so as to ensure that any suspected or known instance of money laundering or funding of terrorism (“ML/FT”) is reported to the FIAU within the timeframes set out below.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Recently in the span of 24 hours, the FIAU has fined a record €733,160 to a Gaming company and a €1.2 million fine to an Investment Firm for failing to comply with the regulations and for inadequate findings during their compliance reviews. In this article we discuss some of the reasons these fines were given and how KYC Portal can help you stay in line. Having everything centrally managed so that you can serve the various regulations and requirements from a risk perspective, is a key requirement in order to remain compliant.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
The task of checking whether a subject has any potential matches on PEP lists, Sanction lists or any related Adverse Media is such a tiny step in the whole process of due diligence, yet it is one of the most costly and time-consuming steps!
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Although COVID-19 has put the world on lockdown and everyone has shifted to remote working, it is still business as usual for the KYC Portal team. Our priority as always, is towards the well-being and support to our customers, therefore we have taken certain measures to continue to serve our clients and partners during this unprecedented period.
Friday, March 6, 2020
How KYC Portal became a leader in the client on-boarding market.
Friday, January 31, 2020
On the 30th January 2020, we hosted an insightful KYC Portal briefing session at The Notch Conference Centre, Urban Valley Resort & Spa.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
We're proud to announce that Aqubix has been shortlisted in the EGR B2B awards 2019 in the best Compliance & KYC supplier category for our flagship product, KYC Portal.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Based on statistics, between 60% and 70% of the entire retail customer base that a bank on-boards is low risk. Yet, the operational on-boarding processes of KYC and due diligence teams are almost the same on all customers, irrespective of risk. This bank managed to automate the 60% and allow the teams to focus on the 40% only, leading to increased efficiencies across the board.
Monday, March 18, 2019
A portal that will allow us to share all that we do with the general public. From real life case studies to whitepapers, feature reviews and their benefit as well as tackling specific issues on the market such as on-boarding, ongoing concern and operational challenges.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
KYC Portal 7 minute demo at Finovate London 2019
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
For the second time, KYC Portal was amongst one of the 65 fintech solutions chosen to participate in the famed ‘7 minute demo’ slots.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Launching the new Customer Outreach Tool within KYC Portal. Interview by Financial IT at Finovate 2019 in London.
Monday, February 18, 2019
KYC Portal have just launched a short video that showcases the entire feature set of the tool and what benefits it brings to the market. Click here to watch the video
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The top 100 RegTech companies from around the world have been named in the second annual RegTech 100, which has been compiled by RegTech Analyst. A panel of analysts and industry experts voted from a long list of 824 companies worldwide.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Between the 12th and 13th June 2018, the Region of Murcia, home to Aqubix's Spanish branch, held a digital week event - The XII edition of the AOTEC Technology Fair at the Víctor Villegas Auditorium and Congress Center. It consisted of many workshops dedicated to exchanging knowledge on entrepreneurship and digital transformation.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
The enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the 25th May 2018 threw more than a few companies into a state of panic and confusion, largely due to the breadth and reach of the legislation, not to mention the severity of its sanctions. While data protection legislation has been at the forefront of EU policy for nearly two decades, with GDPR it is the first time that such legislation will be enforced across the board, with no exceptions or variations across jurisdictions.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Aqubix will be participating at The Global RegTech Summit in London on the 22nd of May 2018 showcasing the two market leading products that are challenging the norm within regulatory processes world-wide namely, KYC Portal and GDPR Auto.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Aqubix has been recognised as the “Enterprise of the Month” by INFO (Instituto de Fomento de la Región de Murcia), the regional business development agency in Murcia, home to our Spanish development office.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Aqubix, in association with AMK, presented GDPR Auto at a conference held at the Renaissance Bosphorus in Istanbul.
Friday, February 23, 2018
On the 1st and 2nd March, Aqubix will be exhibiting and speaking at QUANT 2018 in Venice, at the Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista, an event organised by “The Lantern” Research SA. This is the 13th edition which will host a number of presentations and specialized conferences dedicated to quantitative topics and asset management.
Friday, February 2, 2018
We’re doing it differently to ensure your greatest success!
Thursday, January 18, 2018
ARQ Group and Aqubix will be on stand N7 415 at ICE Totally Gaming in London, between the 6th and 8th February.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Aqubix will be at Fintech Connect Live between the 6th-7th December, the UK’s largest fintech event.
Friday, November 24, 2017
Reference is made to an article published on the timesofmalta.com on Thursday 23rd November, with regards to a judicial protest reportedly filed by QGen against Aqubix. That such a judicial protest has been filed is as much news to Aqubix as it is to anyone else since Aqubix has not been notified of any judicial protest.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
From AML to KYC, RISK, GDPR, FIAU and MGA obligations, we cater for all your needs!
Friday, October 27, 2017
The Aqubix GDPR Auto platform provides a unique solution though which the impossible task of having to attempt to manually comply with the framework and the maintenance of ongoing records is automatically handled, maintaining full audit trails, notifications and providing automated reporting, all the while centralising, in a secure repository, the management of all personal data held.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Kristoff Zammit Ciantar, CEO of Aqubix will be explaining how the innovations brought about by KYC Portal are changing the industry
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Aqubix were asked to develop a site that would reflect the young and fresh image that Local Treasures embrace
Friday, July 7, 2017
KYCP redefines the concept of compliance and AML due diligence. The platform revolutionises, head-on, operational issues of compliance which have so far been thought of as insurmountable or simply dismissed as being inherent to the process. With the prevailing regulatory climate, the processes are becoming more cumbersome year on year, and automation is inevitably the only way forward.
Friday, May 12, 2017
On the 7th-8th June, Aqubix is lead partner at Harnessing Fintech Innovation in Retail Banking in London
Monday, May 8, 2017
Aqubix Spain invited to help promote a project in which Industry 4.0 or 'Smart I4.0' is being used and how
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Our office in Spain is currently recruiting .NET Full Stack Developer.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
This is the topic Kristoff Zammit Ciantar, along with other panelists will be discussing next week at the informative event organised by ARQ Group in collaboration with Simposia Executive Seminars.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Our team in Spain was invited to give a talk to youths aged 16-30 years old, focusing on what companies might look for when hiring people from the point of view of the employer.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Aqubix developed a website which gave users a clear outline of the services on offer.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
"people were queueing at its booth long after other exhibitors had dismantled their stand"
Monday, March 6, 2017
Fintech Finance interviewed Kristoff Zammit Ciantar at Finovate about KYC Portal.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
KYC PORTAL demonstrated in front of over 1,500 delegates at Finovate London 2017.
Monday, February 27, 2017
Aqubix had seven minutes to demonstrate KYC PORTAL at Finovate Europe in London
Thursday, January 26, 2017
How much can you get done in seven minutes?
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
The Aqubix teams from Spain and Poland have touched down in Malta for our yearly get together and team building.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Aqubix has been selected to demo KYC PORTAL, at FinovateEurope 2017 being held in London in February. KYC PORTAL is the first centralised solution on the market that collates all information for your customer due diligence, compliance and AML procedures.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Lean Emprende, is a European funded programme in Spain
Monday, October 3, 2016
Aqubix Spain sponsored this years’ Murcia Telecommunications Engineer Association event.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Aqubix are this year’s European IT Consulting Partner at the 28th Global Legal Conflex.
Monday, September 5, 2016
We will be hosting our first breakfast meeting on Friday 16th September
Friday, August 19, 2016
GreenPak Malta approached Aqubix as they wished to make a number of services they offer the market more easily accessible.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Following the success of the Spanish arm set up in 2015, Aqubix have set up a third office in Poland
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Eurosport approached Aqubix who came up with a completely bespoke, user friendly, mobile compliant eCommerce solution.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Camilleri Cassar Advocates approached Aqubix to create their first online presence.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Cabinet, our bespoke document management system has been adopted by its first Spanish Client.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Aqubix was interviewed by Vanessa Macdonald for the Business Observer and was taken through our evolution and growth as a company. “For eight years, he (Kristoff Zammit Ciantar) and his colleague Ivan Bonello have lived and breathed Infusion, the company they set up as an IT consultancy after working together for years locally and overseas.”
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Infusion Solutions has undergone a rebranding exercise and has today unveiled its new logo, name and website to support the evolution of the company and its service portfolio. The rebrand to ‘Aqubix’ is all part of the internationalisation and growth strategy of the company.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Aqubix focused on the creation of the visual concept and the presentation of the UX to easily present all of the information in the dictionary in an intuitive manner. The solution presents custom tooltip features on terms, integration with the servers at University of Malta via API calls and web services and feedback features all manages through the CMS.
Friday, January 29, 2016
Mizzi Organisation has acquired 50% of local IT Consultancy, Aqubix, making this the first venture into the IT and digital work for the Mizzi Organisation.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The reason behind the decision to set up in Spain is to take our products, in particular our Document Management Solution, Cabinet, into the Spanish speaking markets.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
This is a new brand website which was created for No. 12 Wines of Salvo Grima Group, delivering luxury wines, spirits and cigars to yachts across the Mediterranean.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Search Engine Optimisation is the process of improving the ranking of a site within GOOGLE search engine based on the content and the information within the site itself.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Bank of Valletta (BOV) Stockbroking is a service offered by BOV which helps regular investors and new investors to build their portfolio of investments based on their personal strategy. BOV Stockbroking can also help investors to trade their securities on the Malta Stock Exchange, as well as the international stock markets.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Aqubix launches YouTube channel dedicated for Cabinet Document Management System.
Monday, August 24, 2015
The new site helps Mizzi Organisation to reflect the various sectors which they operate in. Each sector has its own dedicated division which caters for brands, dynamic sub-sections with full meta tag association (to maximise Search Engine Optimisation - SEO), banners and content.
Monday, July 6, 2015
Their website was their first online presence as their business expanded, and therefore decided to opt for a new one, to clearly show their core business. . Besides this, RVC Lighting needed people to find them through keywords which will help them to increase their business.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The product catalogue in the new website has helped customers browse easily, as every product is grouped under a heading. This in turn drove the need of an E-commerce portal which made it possible for customers to purchase online. This feature has driven the need of a list stock control system which is a process to manage and control the gifts that were bought from the registered gift list and update the list accordingly.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
BOV’s new web portal enables customers to not only find current information about the Bank and its services but also provides direct access to various banking services.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
With their ever growing portfolio, Firetech felt that their previous website did not showcase their strengths, and commissioned Aqubix for the complete makeover of their site. Firetech wanted a corporate website which was user friendly and gave users a quick and clear overview of what they do. It was important that the website was mobile friendly as well.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Engineering for Science and Industry (ESI) specialises in System Integrators where they design, install, commission and support integrated automation within 5 fields – Building Energy Efficiency and Management Systems, Industrial and Process Automation, Integrated Security, Fire & Gas Detection and Safety Systems and Home Automation.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
As Malta’s first and longest independent environmental consultancy firm operating in Malta, AIS Environment’s presence online is crucial to bring in business.
Friday, August 1, 2014
The Foundation has the facility to update its events and news at any time from an intuitively designed CMS. This ensures a constantly up to date events and news page. In return, interested parties can browse through past, current and upcoming events held by the Foundation. Their social media pages are also embedded with an easy sharing facility.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Apart from wanting to upgrade their presence online, Beauty Team’s key request was for a site which would showcase the numerous services the salon offers. The client also made it clear that they would not have someone dedicated to the site who could update material on a regular basis.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Cabinet – An Online Document Management System developed by Aqubix, a local web solutions and IT Consultancy Company, has reached the UK and Italy.
Friday, October 18, 2013
As a business oriented consultancy and audit firm, UHY Pace, Galea Musù & Co. needed a website which could be updated regularly with relevant industry information and news.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Medserv upgraded their online presence for various reasons; most important of which are: to meet certain plc regulations, to showcase the evolved brand in the new design, as well as to reflect the company’s growth and success.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Savina moved from a basic static website, to a site which showcases the products they produce with an image and basic details, just as if a customer where in a shop.
To facilitate the shopping experience, the menu was designed to represent the 5 human senses (Taste, Scent, Audio, Vision & Touch). Once you enter the main menu you can choose within this section and view all the products available.
Monday, August 5, 2013
GRTU Malta Chamber of SMEs is one of the entities chosen to host a Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) for the next five years.
Europe Direct Valletta is one of many Europe Direct Information Centres (EDIC) around the whole of Europe, almost 500 that together make up the Europe Direct Network.
Monday, August 5, 2013
Be Smart Online is an educational portal aimed at children, teens and parents which provides information on appropriate internet use and educates about the risks associated with online activity.
The BeSmartOnline site was developed as a result of a national initiative working towards the establishment of a Safer Internet Centre in Malta. The project is co-funded by the European Union through the Safer Internet Programme.
Monday, August 5, 2013
ELA’s aim for this new site was not merely to illustrate what courses the school offer, but to have a tool that would allow them to engage with their students immediately. They were after a fresh and intuitive approach but mostly a design that would make the site personable and give the company a face – hence tons of interesting Malta pics as well as pics of all the ELA team.
Saturday, August 3, 2013
As a company which focus on team buildiing, events & entertainment, and conferences & audio visual, Jugs needed a site that depicts how ‘actions speak louder than words’!
For this reason the site was designed round the use of images, videos and social media integration. The main banner is a rotating image highlighting the featured events/set ups where as the Spotlight allows Jugs to highlight their latest event and offer some more information on this. Prospect clients can also browse through the photo and video gallery.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Carobtreelane.com, a new local dating site, has recently launched in Malta.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Over the last six to seven years the world has witnessed disaster on a scale of ever-increasing occurrence and ferocity.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Eurosport, one of the leading distributors of sports brands on the Maltese islands, now has its first online presence.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The well established CA International has left the development of their first web site in our hands.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Aqubix already provides professional services to clients in the UK, however with the launch of its online document management solution, Cabinet, and the interest shown in the product so far,
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Last Wednesday we decide to take the afternoon off to do a little good.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
File management solutions have typically been ‘out of reach’ for smaller organisations.The cost involved in setting up and licensing was such that the business case would not tally!
Monday, October 1, 2012
RVC, one of Malta’s leading turn-key Mechanical and Electrical contractors, have launched their new website.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Years ago your office had to include a room or building (ideally in a central location) which housed not only your employees, but all those paper documents you stacked up year after year after year!
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
IIM Business Consultants are a business development organisation that specialise in providing business advisory services to the financial sector. The website acts as an online brochure showcasing their services.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Fenlex have launched their new, revamped website.
Friday, August 3, 2012
Ten years ago, our clients understood that if they wished to update their websites or solutions, they would need to do so through their software developer or service provider.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The well-established B&M Supplies Ltd trusted the development of their new website to Aqubix.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
No IT system is 100% fool proof or self-maintainable. No website is 100% manageable by a non-technical person.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Many company’s e-business websites fail completely. Why? Setting up an e-business or e-commerce website involves lots of different processes and several decisions which have to be made.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Content House Group, one of Malta’s leading players in Media, Communications and Publishing, have recently launched their new web portal.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Email marketing is one of the most effective and cost efficient ways to communicate with your audience and generate leads.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Gone are the days of having to sit in front of your desk with a computer that had an internet connection to surf the web.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Nowadays going online is no longer about having a simple website – a ‘shop window’ or brochure site
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Leveraging the web is not just about online presence, says Kristoff Zammit Ciantar. There are significant financial benefits too.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
If you work or are involved in the web design and IT sector, you would have definitely encountered the term UI – user interface
Monday, August 8, 2011
JTS Trading (a Malta based company) launch their web portal with Aqubix in order to be able to build and improve their online presence