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CLEAR for know your vendor

Quickly and easily verify your vendors with CLEAR

Why it's important to know your vendor

With changing regulations and technologies, it is important to know and trust who you work with is in good standing. You may experience issues currently such as disconnected and inaccurate data, budget and personnel restraints, and restrictive workflows that prevent you from effectively completing your vendor identification program. With Thomson Reuters CLEAR, conduct identity verification, risk analysis, adverse media review and flag vendors for further investigation in minutes instead of hours.

How it works

Manage front-end risk by leveraging the most current and accurate data with immediate risk insights

Verify vendor identity for accuracy of information, minimize potential for fraud, and meet regulatory requirements while automating your risk analysis. Identify any risk associated with the vendor you are investigating, such as arrests, bankruptcies, sanctions, synthetic identity, and more. Receive a score that immediately identifies if the vendor carries too much risk aligned with your risk tolerances.

Safeguard your organization’s reputation, time and resources

Utilize a defined adverse media screening policy for fraud prevention, with web and news media pertaining to a specific subject while providing a relevancy rating so your organization can be aware of potential risk as it develops. Leverage machine learning AI technology to remove duplicates and/or similar stories and enable your team to easily screen key subjects with feeds from local, regional and national news reports to international news sources, industry sources, and regulatory and law enforcement information.

Easily conduct business due diligence

See key information that indicates level of risk associated with a person or business. Save time by eliminating the need to dig through vast amounts of data by getting a high-level view of risks associated to your subject. These flags provide an additional layer of protection against identity fraud and allow your organization to know when further due diligence investigation is needed.



Always be confident the data you’re referencing is credible and reliable. Only CLEAR allows you to see where the data came from, when it was supplied, and who supplied it.

Live data

Real-time credit headers from all three credit agencies, motor vehicle gateways, and incarceration and arrest gateway combined with our powerful phone data puts more live information at your fingertips.

Company family tree

The Company Family Tree feature allows users to easily visualize relationships between parent and subsidiary companies, and principals, (IBO) and to better understand the level of ownership involved.

Flexible access methods

CLEAR is available in the way you want to work, be it for one off online investigations, large scale batch reviews, or directly inputting public records into your system with an API.

Business credit reports

Identify business history and if it’s operating under a DBA or fictitious business name, sales revenue, sales volume, and critical information related to the business for merger and acquisition reasons and more.

Associate analytics

The Associate Analytics feature is designed to allow users to quickly scan a list of the subject’s associates for inclusion of OFAC lists, World Check, criminal records, bankruptcy, and more. With these potential risks flagged, you can know exactly who your subject has ties to and investigate accordingly.

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Thomson Reuters is not a consumer reporting agency and none of its services or the data contained therein constitute a ‘consumer report’ as such term is defined in the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. sec. 1681 et seq. The data provided to you may not be used as a factor in consumer debt collection decisioning, establishing a consumer’s eligibility for credit, insurance, employment, government benefits, or housing, or for any other purpose authorized under the FCRA. By accessing one of our services, you agree not to use the service or data for any purpose authorized under the FCRA or in relation to taking an adverse action relating to a consumer application.