OUR SKILLED OFFICERS HAVE MODERNIZED THE AML AND COMPLIANCE APPROACH FOR FUNDS AND FIRMS IN THE DIGITAL ASSET SPACE.
Financial crime prevention and data security is a major concern especially in today’s decentralized space but to streamline your Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) processes is easier than you might think.
The compliance, money laundering, terror-and-proliferation financing laws might feel like quicksilver in your hands; but our certified independent AML and Compliance officers will ensure that not one drop slips through your fingers. As highly trained individuals backed by key service providers, we follow a risked based bottom-up approach to ensure your fund is compliant and your employees are trained without curtailing day to day operations.
How We Help
AML / COMPLIANCE REVIEW
Our offering will also include a breakdown of possible cures and remedies to avoid penalties and fines from governing and regulatory authorities.
Our COs and ROs have extensive experience dealing with various regulators and service providers in the industry and will assist your fund to select the right platform to minimize risk, prevent fraud and enhance security.
DRAFTING POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND MANUALS
We also assist with the implementation and regulatory checks of these policies and procedures by incorporating ongoing risk checks of the system – this is made easily available to staff through manuals.
EXTERNAL AML/COMPLIANCE AUDIT
We provide independent testing and sampling audits to ensure that your organization is compliant and not raising underreported red flags. Our audits mainly focus on risks, exposures and adequacy of internal policies and procedures; however, tests Integrity and effectiveness of the AML/CFT system and reviews transactions
RECORDKEEPING AND DATA PROCESSING
Our training is not limited to the AML / Compliance sphere, but also focused on the understanding of digital assets and risks related to the onboarding of clients in the space.
Ruan has a strong background in law, tax, and compliance, as an Admitted Attorney (BA-Law, LLB(SA)) as well as Certified AML Fintech Compliance Associate (ACAMS) and Certified Bitcoin Professional (C4). He started his career in South Africa, in a general litigation practice and later moved into the corporate sphere where he gained valuable experience in dealing with commercial and tax compliance of high-net-worth individuals and corporates.
After this, he combined his experience of tax compliance and litigation by assisting individuals and corporates with their tax disputes against the South African Revenue Authority. In the latter part of his career, he focused on anti-money laundering and compliance, with specific interest in data protection and digital assets for FinTech’s.
ADDITIONAL AML RESOURCES
As the AML and Compliance field knows no bounds, we have complied a must know list of Laws, Regulations and Guidance Notes to keep you up to date: