Consulting

Consulting and Advisory Services

Key focus areas of our Advisory Services:
  • ERM Program Design & Implementation:  Review, design, and implement Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) as a program that is fit-for-purpose with respect to current risk, regulatory needs, business objectives and constraints; modular in its ability to scale to the changing landscape and company growth, product & market developments; catered to all stakeholder demands
  • Enterprise & Operational Risk Advisory: Consulting focused on Enterprise & Operational Risk: risk assessment, control framework, policies, staffing & organization, metrics, self-assessment, incident-management, and regulatory compliance
  • Other major areas of Risk, including, but not limited to:
    – Operational Risk in its entirety
    – Credit and Counterparty risk
    – Market risk
    – Information security, cyber threats, data protection
    – Business-continuity and disaster-recovery
    – Third-party / vendor management
    – Internal fraud and people-risk
    – Regulatory Issues management & Compliance

Typical Risk & Compliance engagements comprise of the following services and deliverables, as per client requirements:
  • Focus on most Critical Risks
    – Full range of Operational risks
    – Credit and Market risks, where & as arise
    – Internal and external fraud
    – Information Security & data confidentiality
    – Business continuity & disaster recovery
    – Vendor/third-party management
    – Regulatory Compliance, especially AML/KYC
  • Typical situations (indicative)
    – Specific risk issues in areas of business focus
    – Due-diligence requirements from investors, clients, and partners
    – Effectiveness of Information security controls
    – Inadequate Vendor Risk assessment process
    – Review and refurbish Compliance programs with focus on AML, KYC, sanctions management, and surveillance
  • Key deliverables may include:
    – Risk identification & assessment – a heat map of key risks
    – Optimized control framework – design and effectiveness
    – Requisite risk and compliance policies and procedures
    – Design and implementation of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) as a fit-for-purpose program; create      modular ability to scale versus the landscape, product & market development, and stakeholder demands
    – Governance and escalation processes, reports, assessments, metrics