Global PEP Data

Global PEP Data API for effective Anti-Money Laundering Screening

Our Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) Database is based on a manually sourced agenda of worldwide elections (both national and regional) and also includes Judges, Military Personnel, Family Members and close Associates.

FATF Guidance on PEPs

Learn more about the recommendations by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on PEPs.

Politically Exposed Persons

What are Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs)?

Politically Exposed Persons, or PEPs, are individuals who hold a prominent public function. According to the FATF Guidance, PEPs also include family members and close associates.

Politically Exposed Persons

Individuals who are or have been entrusted with prominent public functions, for example Heads of State or of government, senior politicians, senior government, judicial or military officials, senior executives of state owned corporations, important political party officials.

Family Members

Family members are individuals who are related to a PEP either directly (consanguinity) or through marriage or similar (civil) forms of partnership.

International organization PEPs

Persons who are or have been entrusted with a prominent function by an international organization, refers to
members of senior management or individuals who have been entrusted with equivalent functions, i.e. directors, deputy directors and members of the board or equivalent functions.

Close Associates

Close associates are individuals who are closely connected to a PEP, either socially or professionally.

*) For more information please refer to the FATF Guidance on PEPs


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