Category: News

Blackdot Embarks on Next Chapter of Growth

2018 has been another exciting year at Blackdot Solutions, the company behind Videris, the world’s most powerful investigations software. In the spring, Blackdot appointed Zac Brech as CEO of the company – Zac has been a director of Blackdot since 2014. In the summer, we relocated our offices to new permanent accommodation. Our principal office in…

Blackdot Appoints New UK Director of Business Development

Welcome Charles Brown! We are delighted to welcome the arrival of Charles Brown, who has joined Blackdot as UK Director of Business Development. Prior to joining Blackdot, Charles’ has worked in a number of risk management and corporate investigations consultancies in both operational and business development roles. He has managed complex investigative assignments for leading…

Videris 3.0

We have successfully launched Videris 3.0. We’ve given the program a complete new look to make it more modern, more intuitive and more engaging. We've also taken major steps to reduce the load put on online user accounts. A New Look We've updated to a fresher white and improved the layout, whilst making sure the core...

Paradise Papers integration

The Paradise Papers are now integrated into Videris The Paradise Papers leaked data is now directly integrated into Videris. Read on to find out more. The Paradise Papers are 13 million leaked documents from the offshore law firm Appleby and seven corporate registries. The data contains the names of more than 200,000 people and companies…

Videris and the legal sector

As Blackdot Solutions continues its journey of growth and success into 2018, we are excited to see Videris’ continued progress in the legal sector. Our software is well established in the public and risk consultancy sectors, and very well suited to conventional investigations; we are also increasingly seeing the value that a professional open source…

GDPR: how Videris can help

GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018, and many organisations are working out exactly how they’re going to comply with it. It is particularly significant because it applies to any processor or controller of data who is in the EU, who collects or processes data of EU citizens, or who works for an organisation…

Slaughter and May purchase Videris licences

Blackdot Solutions is pleased to announce that leading Magic Circle law firm Slaughter and May has acquired software licences of our intelligence and research platform, Videris®. Slaughter and May was among the first in the legal sector to appreciate Blackdot’s approach of using publicly available online information as a business intelligence and due diligence resource,…

Optimising recruitment with Videris

Recently we’ve had lots of interest in Videris from recruiters and HR departments. Videris allows organisations to enhance their understanding of hires and to generate more of their own hiring opportunities. We’ve identified three main areas where Videris can help tackle the challenges met by those involved in recruitment: Maximising insight Maximising insight is critical to…

Criminal Finances Act 2017

In this article, we examine the key provisions of the Criminal Finances Act – which received royal assent on 27 April 2017 – what this means for regulated sectors and how technology can help drive adherence to the new requirements under the Act. So, what are those changes, and what does this mean for existing…