WorldCompliance™ Data

Robust databases of high-risk individuals and entities

Fortify screening with authoritative sanctions
data and expertise.

LexisNexis® WorldCompliance™ Data delivers the industry’s most robust compliance data and unmatched sanctions expertise to help your business increase transaction screening efficiency and mitigate costly risk. 

By providing customized access to comprehensive and current sanctions data, WorldCompliance Data enables your business to synchronize screening and successfully navigate continuously shifting sanctions, compliance and anti-bribery requirements. Protect your business with customized due diligence perspective and streamline transaction workflows with WorldCompliance Data.


Combat risk with customized enhanced due diligence

WorldCompliance™ Data is ideal for organizations needing to batch screen large customer and third-party databases quickly and efficiently. Tailor the database to your needs by including information relevant to your own unique risk-based approach, selecting from more than 50 risk categories and subcategories to proactively help your business:

  • Increase transaction screening efficiency
  • Reduce false positives
  • Mitigate costly risk

WorldCompliance Data is a customizable, modular solution that offers flexible delivery options: via a seamless integration with LexisNexis® Bridger Insight® XG or hosted offline within your own network.

Strengthen screening with comprehensive coverage backed by reliable sources

LexisNexis employs a rigorous investigative process to provide robust databases of high-risk individuals and entities commercially available. The process includes a thorough sequence of research, vetting and data compilation. The profile contents are compiled into a series of database segments, which can be tailored according to your needs. These include:

  • Sanctions and Enforcements: Aggregates information from the most important sanction lists (OFAC, EU, UN, BOE, FBI BIS, etc.) worldwide, grouping them into one category. In addition, information received from enforcement lists and court filings worldwide, such as the FDA, U.S. HHS, UK FSA, SEC and more.
  • Politically Exposed Persons: Includes profiles of the largest database of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), as well as those of their family members.
  • Adverse Media: An extensive proprietary database of profiles that have been linked to illicit activities from over 35,000 news sources worldwide.
  • State Owned Enterprises: A proprietary list of government-owned and government-linked corporations and businesses.


LexisNexis manages one of the most comprehensive databases of high-risk individuals and entities, with new profiles being added or updated every month.

  • WorldCompliance Data structure
  • Information from across the world
  • PEP profiles
  • Profiles relating to:
    • Sanction lists
    • Enforcement actions
    • Court filings
    • Adverse media
  • Adding new profiles every month:
    • Date of birth and place of birth
    • National ID numbers
    • Primary names on a real-time basis
  • Global News Watch
  • Intelligence units on four continents

Frequency: Download daily, weekly or monthly

File Formats: XML and Text Delimited Capture the advantage of authoritative sanctions data and precise sanctions expertise. Power your transaction screening with LexisNexis WorldCompliance Data.

The LexisNexis® WorldCompliance™ Data service is not provided by “consumer reporting agencies,” as that term is defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. Non FCRA § 1681, et seq.) (“FCRA”) and does not constitute “consumer reports,” as that term is defined in the FCRA. Accordingly, WorldComplliance Data may not be used in whole or in part as a factor in determining eligibility for credit, insurance, employment or another purpose in connection with which a consumer report may be used under the FCRA. 
Due to the nature of the origin of public record information, the public records and commercially available data sources used in reports may contain errors. Source data is sometimes reported or entered inaccurately, processed poorly or incorrectly, and is generally not free from defect. This product or service aggregates and reports data, as provided by the public records and commercially available data sources, and is not the source of the data, nor is it a comprehensive compilation of the data. Before relying on any data, it should be independently verified.

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