Financial Crime Advisory Services

Sigma Risk partners with our clients in understanding the risks associated within their own business model, products, services, delivery channels, geographical exposure, regulatory requirements and access to various systems and resources. Our experts work closely with our clients to identify inherent risks, evaluate gaps within the controls framework and offer expert advice to mitigate the underlying risks including clear insights for the management to understand the residual risks. We guide our clients throughout the enterprise risk assessment process to ensure a well structured and thorough risk assessment report is produced in line with regulatory requirements as well as within the enterprise risk appetite.

Trade Finance Advisory

Billions of trade transactions are carried out every year including movement of hundreds of millions of containers crossing the seas across the continents. Sigma Risk specialises in advising our clients on financial crime risks within global trade, ranging from advisory on transactional level to assisting our clients in understanding wider risks associated within global trade through comprehensive product and compliance training. Our key trade finance advisory services include;

  • Technical advice on trade transactions
  • Expert opinion on possible trade finance fraud
  • TBML training masterclasses
  • Intelligence on transactional legitimacy
  • Vessel tracking & bills of lading verification

Sigma Risk has partnered with globally recognised technical experts and intelligence firms utilising revolutionary technologies.

 Sigma AML Risk Calculator (SARC)

Sigma AML Risk Calculator is an automated risk assessment tool supported by sophisticated algorithms providing real time risk profile of prospect or existing clients. Cloud based SARC operates in LIVE mode utilising fully automated application programming interfaces (APIs) and algorithms translating intelligence into meaning information to conduct a thorough financial crime risk assessment. Primary and secondary risk pillars are intelligently rated and weighted ensuring most accurate risk profile is built for analysts to complete the risk assessment, in line with every client’s very own risk appetite, application local and international regulatory requirements. SARC may be fully customised for our clients to be used as stand alone risk assessment tool or as fully integrated solution with existing in house client repository.

Financial Crime Compliance Training

Sigma Risk masterclasses are highly interactive, engaging and designed for each of our clients specifically to ensure the recipients of Sigma Risk training receive highest standard of immersive learning experience suitable for their roles and responsibilities in line with regulatory requirements. Sigma Risk masterclasses are delivered by our subject matter experts holding truly global experience in designing and delivering specialist training for our client all over the world both in-house or virtually using latest technological solutions. Key features of Sigma Risk masterclasses include;

  • Case studies
  • Videos
  • Polls
  • Real life scenarios
  • Group exercises

Sigma Risk e-learning Solutions

Regulators from all over the world expect every relevant staff member to be offered a certain level of training on financial crime compliance. Sigma Risk e-learning modules offer highly interactive and engaging learning experience for our clients ranging from financial services, oil & energy, global corporates, real estate, asset & fund management, insurance, regulators, and corporate service providers. Our e-learning modules are designed on innovative and sophisticated platform offering immersive learning experience for the staff members and tracks end to end progress of learning activities to the management.

Enterprise AML Risk Assessment

Sigma Risk appreciates that every client is unique in their business model, product offerings, services, and geographical exposure, hence the associated risks from financial crime perspective are unique to each client. We hold significant experience in designing policies, procedures, risk assessment models, conducting policy gap analysis, performing horizon scanning and developing robust financial crime compliance framework for our clients. We work with our client right from the start, understanding their very own risk appetite, commercial goals and work with them in designing a bespoke financial crime compliance model to suit your risk appetite and regulatory requirements.