In today’s globalized economy, it’s increasingly common for AFC/AML professionals to encounter transnational entities and unfamiliar languages in the course of their investigations. Translation tools can help overcome these hurdles –but only to a point, leaving investigators all the more vulnerable to making costly mistakes. In this first installment of a new webinar series from global commercial risk intelligence provider Sayari, Bjorn Kjelstad, Director of Training and Investigations, will share his team’s most effective methods of overcoming language barriers in financial crime investigations.
Understanding the differences between translation, transliteration, and trade names to ensure the data is comprehensive and accurate
Developing best practices for “reading” corporate documents in unfamiliar languages, including the uses and limitations of Google Translate
Learning how to derive the original language name of a person or company from its English name, allowing for more effective financial crime investigations