NICE Actimize Voted “Best Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Solution Provider” for Fifth Consecutive Year in 2018 Waters Magazine Rankings

NICE Actimize is recognized for its new Suspicious Activity Monitoring solution which reduces investigation time for a single alert by up to 70 percent

July 17th, 2018

Hoboken, NJ, July 17, 2018NICE Actimize, a NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) business and the leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management announced today that for the fifth consecutive year it has been voted the "Best Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Solution Provider" in Waters Magazine's 2018 Rankings competition, selected through an online voting process conducted recently by the publication.  

"In a highly competitive playing field, once again NICE Actimize was recognized by our readers and the anti-money laundering industry as a leader in AML compliance," said Anthony Malakian, U.S. Editor, Waters Magazine. "Winning year after year is an impressive achievement for our top-ranked companies, securing votes from our publication's readers representing both leading buy-side and sell-side financial institutions."

"We continue to make significant investments across our integrated AML suite and are currently focused on developing intelligent automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence-based solutions that function as enablers to enhance the quality and consistency of AML programs while reducing the cost of compliance," said Joe Friscia, President, NICE Actimize. "We thank the readers of Waters for demonstrating their continued support of our anti-money laundering technology and services for an impressive fifth year in a row."

The 2018 Waters Technology Rankings awards competition consisted of a total of 30 awards covering five categories, including: Trading ServicesTrading ToolsData ManagementCompliance, Risk Management and the Back Office; and Infrastructure and Connectivity.

NICE Actimize's recently updated Suspicious Activity Monitoring (SAM) solution, which combines machine learning analytics for laser-accurate crime detection with robotic process automation, virtually eliminates the manual search for third party data, increasing team productivity, and reducing investigation time for a single alert by up to 70 percent. The new Suspicious Activity Monitoring solution introduces NICE Actimize's innovative concept of Autonomous Financial Crime Management to the anti-money laundering category for the first time. NICE Actimize's Autonomous Financial Crime Management approach represents a massive shift in unifying and mitigating risk through targeted utilization of big data, advanced analytics everywhere, artificial intelligence and robotic process automation which in concert reduce reputational risk.

NICE Actimize's Anti-Money Laundering Solutions Suite consists of Suspicious Activity Monitoring, Customer Due Diligence, CTR Processing and Automation, and Watchlist Filtering, as well as the capability to address FATCA legislation. The suite also includes the "AML Essentials" Cloud Solution,  targeting mid-sized financial institutions.

Other NICE Actimize resources:

  • ​For the NICE Actimize Suspicious Activity Monitoring solution, click here.
  • For NICE Actimize ActOne, please click here.  
About Waters

Each month, Waters reports and analyzes the business reasons for and practical implementation of financial technology in the capital markets and securities industry. With more than 10,100 subscribers around the world, Waters' readers enjoy the insights of CIOs and CTOs from the global markets. The magazine also releases the electronic newsletter, WatersNews, each Tuesday to more than 14,000 industry professionals and it sponsors conferences in New York, London, and Singapore plus briefings and training courses in many of the world's financial centers. For more information, visit

​About NICE Actimize

NICE Actimize is the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance solutions for regional and global financial institutions, as well as government regulators. Consistently ranked as number one in the space, NICE Actimize experts apply innovative technology to protect institutions and safeguard consumers and investors assets by identifying financial crime, preventing fraud and providing regulatory compliance. The company provides real-time, cross-channel fraud prevention, anti-money laundering detection, and trading surveillance solutions that address such concerns as payment fraud, cybercrime, sanctions monitoring, market abuse, customer due diligence and insider trading. Find us at, @NICE_Actimize or Nasdaq:NICE.

About NICE

NICE (Nasdaq:NICE) is the worldwide leading provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data. NICE helps organizations of all sizes deliver better customer service, ensure compliance, combat fraud and safeguard citizens. Over 25,000 organizations in more than 150 countries, including over 85 of the Fortune 100 companies, are using NICE solutions.

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