Friday, 10 June, 2016

Are you using the Bureau Van Dijk database?

CSR & Compliance

AWDC offers a free database to all Belgian diamond traders for a one-year trial period. The database comprises identification details of 250 million companies worldwide.

In just a couple of clicks you can gather information about your customers, such as the names of directors, ultimate beneficiaries and shareholders and these names are matched with sanction lists, PEP lists, FATF lists with high risk countries, media and lists with Kimberley Participants.  

Did you know:

·      42,534 new companies worldwide related to the diamond industry were recently added to the database.

·      If you cannot find a client in the database, you can inform the AML helpdesk and we will trace your client and add him to the database.

·      Bureau Van Dijk can upload all your customers at a special rate. More info via the AML Helpdesk.

Below you will find a brief summary (A3) and a Q&A to give you an answer to the most frequently asked questions.

If you do not have access yet or have difficulties using the database, please contact the AWDC AML & Compliance Helpdesk via dorien.vandersanden@awdc.be (03/222.05.06) or trst@awdc.be  (03/222 05 03).