The role of the Research Editor, Special Interest Persons (SIP) is to research and compile for Dow Jones Risk & Compliance accurate and complete profiles of individuals who meet specific coverage criteria. The team maintains the Special Interest global database of individuals who are reported to have committed offences above a specific financial threshold in particular crime categories. The Research Editor monitors relevant news from a portfolio of countries to identify individuals who meet the Special Interest criteria. News monitoring is carried out through Factiva, the group’s main research tool, although other electronic and non-electronic published sources may be consulted to obtain biographical data. Within the profile, the Research Editor must accurately summarise in fluent English events relating to the individual and the reported allegations. The Research Editor must also monitor news for updates relating to the individuals covered to ensure the profiles are updated.