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#30: What do people use OpenSanctions for?

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It’s really up to you! Some of the use cases we have seen include:

  • Building know-your-customer and enhanced due diligence workflows for regulated industries and organizations that want to understand their own risk exposure.
  • Expanding anti-corruption and anti-money laundering investigations using open source intelligence and network analysis.
  • Complementing traditional offerings (Refinitiv, LexisNexis, DowJones) with higher-frequency checks.

How do I acquire a commercial license?

Please contact us at to set up a brief call with our team. (You can also sneak into the calendar directly!)

If you need no further convincing, you can also just sign up for our API service or fill out the order form (make a copy) to set up a subscription.

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