WatchList is a PEP and Sanction list lookup for due diligence checks. The service sees if a person is listed on any PEP or Sanction lists.
PEP (Politically Exposed Person) means “in a prominent public position or a close relative of someone who is.”
Note that a PEP match can be a “PEPs by relation”, also known as RCA (Relatives or Close Associates).

Start: POST to https://env.zignsec.com/api/v3/ekyc/watchlist/global

Result: GET from https://env.zignsec.com/api/v3/ekyc/watchlist/global/sessionid

where env is api or test sessionid is the session identifier retrieved from the setup call, named id in the response.

 

POST to https://env.zignsec.com/api/v3/ekyc/watchlist/global

env is api or test 

ParameterDescriptionRequired
matchTypeUsed to determine how closely a watchlist entity must match a member before being considered a match. The options are Exact, ExactMidName or Close. Default is Exact.No
closeMatchRateThresholdUsed to refine Close Match results by setting a Close Match Rate threshold (1 to 99). This is only applicable if matchType is “Close”. Default value is 80.No
firstNameFirst nameYes
lastNameLast nameYes
middleNameMiddle name if available. Multiple middle names must be separated by spaces only and contain no commas (,)No
genderGender. Can be “Male” or “Female”. Short version “M” or “F” is also supported.No
birthDateDate of birth (YYYY-MM-DD or YYYYMMDD)No
residencePolicyUsed for eliminating match results where the member and matching entity have a different Country of Residence. The options are: Ignore, ApplyPEP, ApplyAll, ApplySIP, ApplyRCANo
addressAddress – there are no restrictions imposed on the format. No matching is performed on address but it is used for comparing country of residence when the Residence Policy is applied.No

1.2 Request example

{
    "query": {
        "matchType": "Close",
        "closeMatchRateThreshold": 80,
        "firstName": "Stefan",
        "middleName": "",
        "lastName": "Löfven",
        "gender": "M",
        "birthDate": "1957-07-21"
    }
}
{
    "id": "f39e57f5-9607-4ec3-a83a-0784e5d5732b",
    "date": "2020-10-01T13:42:06.0452429Z",
    "state": "Finished",
    "errors": [],
    "numberOfMatches": 1,
    "persons": [
        {
            "resultId": 105571,
            "category": "PEP",
            "matchRate": 100,
            "person": {
                "uniqueId": 14385865,
                "categories": "Politically Exposed Person (PEP)",
                "gender": "Male",
                "deceased": "NO",
                "primaryFirstName": "Stefan",
                "primaryLastName": "Lofven",
                "dateOfBirth": "21 Jul 1957",
                "placeOfBirth": "",
                "primaryLocation": "Stockholm, Sweden",
                "image": "https://secure.c6-intelligence.com/c6images/0024490000/0024485022.jpg",
                "generalInfo": {
                    "nationality": "Swedish"
                },
                "furtherInformation": "PEP Tier 1\r\n",
                "xmlFurtherInformation": {
                    "#cdata-section": "PEP Tier 1\r\n"
                },
                "enterDate": "2014-09-23",
                "descriptions": [
                    {
                        "description1": "Politically Exposed Person (PEP)",
                        "description2": "",
                        "description3": ""
                    }
                ],
                "nameDetails": [
                    {
                        "nameType": "Also Known As",
                        "firstName": "Stefan",
                        "lastName": "Löfven"
                    },
                    {
                        "nameType": "Also Known As",
                        "firstName": "Lofven",
                        "lastName": "Stefan"
                    }
                ],
                "originalScriptNames": [],
                "roles": [
                    {
                        "title": "Prime Minister (2nd Term)",
                        "country": "Sweden",
                        "from": "21 January 2019"
                    },
                    {
                        "title": "Member of Parliament (Riksdag) for Vasternorrland County",
                        "country": "Sweden",
                        "from": "24 September 2018"
                    },
                    {
                        "title": "Former Prime Minister (1st Term)",
                        "country": "Sweden",
                        "from": "September 2014",
                        "to": "September 2018"
                    },
                    {
                        "title": "Leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party (Sveriges Socialdemokratiska Arbetarparti, SAP, S)",
                        "country": "Sweden",
                        "from": "2012"
                    },
                    {
                        "title": "Former Chairperson of the Welfare Policy Review Group of the Social Democratic Party (Sveriges Socialdemokratiska Arbetarparti, SAP, S)",
                        "country": "Japan",
                        "from": "2007",
                        "to": "2009"
                    },
                    {
                        "title": "Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation",
                        "country": "Sweden",
                        "from": "2006",
                        "to": "2012"
                    },
                    {
                        "title": "Former Chairperson of IF Metall (State Owned Enterprise)",
                        "country": "Sweden",
                        "from": "2006",
                        "to": "2012"
                    },
                    {
                        "title": "Former Deputy Chairperson of the Swedish Trade Council",
                        "country": "Sweden",
                        "from": "2004",
                        "to": "2012"
                    },
                    {
                        "title": "Member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party (Sveriges Socialdemokratiska Arbetarparti, SAP, S)",
                        "country": "Sweden"
                    }
                ],
                "importantDates": [
                    {
                        "dateType": "Date of Birth",
                        "dateValue": "21 Jul 1957"
                    }
                ],
                "locations": [
                    {
                        "country": "Sweden",
                        "city": "Stockholm",
                        "address": ""
                    }
                ],
                "countries": [],
                "officialLists": [],
                "idNumbers": [],
                "sources": [
                    {
                        "url": "https://www.svd.se/lofvens-goda-hjarta-kan-vara-en-nackdel",
                        "categories": "PEP",
                        "dates": "2020-02-19"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "https://www.government.se/government-of-sweden/prime-ministers-office/stefan-lofven/cv-stefan-lofven/",
                        "categories": "Corporate/Business, ID/V, PEP",
                        "dates": "2019-01-28"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "https://www.government.se/government-of-sweden/prime-ministers-office/stefan-lofven/state-secretaries-to-stefan-lofven/",
                        "categories": "PEP",
                        "dates": "2019-01-28"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "https://www.government.se/press-releases/2019/01/swedens-new-government/",
                        "categories": "PEP",
                        "dates": "2019-01-24"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "https://www.riksdagen.se/sv/ledamoter-partier/invalda-ledamoter-2018/ledamoter-i-partiordning/",
                        "categories": "ID/V, PEP",
                        "dates": "2018-09-24"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "http://www.expressen.se/nyheter/stefan-lofven-avslojar-frun-ullas-jobb-byte/",
                        "categories": "ID/V, PEP",
                        "dates": "2017-06-19"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "http://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/article19636781.ab",
                        "categories": "ID/V, PEP",
                        "dates": "2017-06-19"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "http://www.thelocal.se/20160129/swedish-pm-reported-for-slow-refugee-response",
                        "categories": "PEP",
                        "dates": "2016-02-01"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "http://www.thelocal.se/20151011/bjrklund-throw-out-the-greens-and-well-talk",
                        "categories": "PEP",
                        "dates": "2015-10-12"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/world-leaders-1/SW.html",
                        "categories": "PEP",
                        "dates": "2015-06-15, 2015-03-02, 2015-01-15"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "http://www.thelocal.se/20150415/live-swedens-spring-budget-announcement",
                        "categories": "PEP",
                        "dates": "2015-04-15"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "http://www.government.se/sb/d/576",
                        "categories": "PEP",
                        "dates": "2015-04-14"
                    },
                    {
                        "url": "http://www.thelocal.se/20140915/five-big-headaches-for-stefan-lfven",
                        "categories": "PEP",
                        "dates": "2014-09-23"
                    }
                ],
                "linkedIndividuals": [
                    {
                        "firstName": "Oscar",
                        "lastName": "Stenstrom",
                        "otherCategories": "PEP",
                        "description": "Oscar Stenstrom is an associate of Stefan Lofven."
                    },
                    {
                        "firstName": "Nils",
                        "lastName": "Vikmang",
                        "otherCategories": "PEP",
                        "description": "Nils Vikmang is an associate of Stefan Lofven"
                    },
                    {
                        "firstName": "Madeleine",
                        "middleName": "Harby",
                        "lastName": "Samuelsson",
                        "otherCategories": "PEP",
                        "description": "Madeleine Samuelsson is an associate of Stefan Lofven"
                    },
                    {
                        "firstName": "Iris",
                        "lastName": "Melander",
                        "otherCategories": "RCA",
                        "description": "Iris Melander is the mother of Stefan Lofven."
                    },
                    {
                        "firstName": "Karin",
                        "middleName": "Lovisa",
                        "lastName": "Wallensteen",
                        "otherCategories": "PEP",
                        "description": "Karin Wallensteen is an associate of Stefan Lofven"
                    },
                    {
                        "firstName": "Ulla",
                        "middleName": "Margareta",
                        "lastName": "Lofven",
                        "otherCategories": "PEP",
                        "description": "Ulla Lofven is the spouse of Stefan Lofven."
                    },
                    {
                        "firstName": "Ture",
                        "lastName": "Melander",
                        "otherCategories": "RCA",
                        "description": "Ture Melander is the father of Stefan Lofven."
                    }
                ],
                "linkedCompanies": [
                    {
                        "name": "IF Metall",
                        "categories": "SIE",
                        "description": "Former Chairperson (2006-2012)"
                    },
                    {
                        "name": "Swedish Trade Union Confederation",
                        "categories": "SIE",
                        "description": "Former Member of the Board of Directors (2006-2012)"
                    }
                ]
            }
        }
    ]
}

2. Get session result

GET https://env.zignsec.com/api/v3/ekyc/watchlist/global/sessionid

Endpoint can be used to retrieve session result. Response example.

2.1 Response parameters

ParameterDescription
idSession ID
dateSession start date
stateSession state. Can be: Created, Finished, Failed
errorsA JSON array of error conditions, see error handling.
numberOfMatchesNumber of matches
personsList of person details
ParameterDescription
resultIdThe unique identifier of the single person result.
categoryThe categories the matched record belongs to, which can be one or a combination of the following: TER, PEP, SIP, RCA.
matchRateFor Close match scans only. Indicates the Close Match Rate for each matched entity. Values are from 1 (not close) to 100 (exact or very close).
personPerson entity
ParameterDescription
uniqueIdUnique identifier of the person
categoriesCategory of the person
subcategorySubcategory of the person
genderGender of the person
deceasedDeceased status of the person, if applicable
primaryFirstNamePrimary first name of the person
primaryMiddleNamePrimary middle name of the person
primaryLastNamePrimary last name of the person
titleTitle of the person, if available
positionPosition of the person, if available
dateOfBirthDate of birth of the person
deceasedDateDeceased date of the person, if applicable
placeOfBirthBirth place of the person
primaryLocationPerson’s primary location
imagePerson’s picture
generalInfoPerson’s general information
furtherInformationFurther information of the person (availability dependent on your region and subscription)
enterDateDate the profile was initially created in data source
lastReviewedLast reviewed date of the record
descriptionsPerson’s description list
nameDetailsPerson’s name detail list
originalScriptNamesList of original script names of the person
rolesList of roles of the PEP profile
importantDatesList of important dates for the person
locationsList of locations for the person
countriesList of countries where the person has been located
officialListsList of official lists where the person is found
sourcesList of all public sources, including both government and media sources, used to build the full profile
linkedIndividualsList of individuals associated with the person (availability dependent on your region and subscription)
linkedCompaniesList of companies associated with the person (availability dependent on your region and subscription)