Since we make it our business to deliver excellence and tailored financial crime compliance solutions, we have successfully completed a number of projects over the last 20 years.

Operations & Resourcing
KYC Remediation

A major European wholesale and investment bank with global reach was put under a Section 166 order due to regulatory concerns regarding their KYC and AML controls.

Consulting & Advisory
Health Check

A UK-crypto asset subsidiary of a Nasdaq-listed firm in the U.S. has a requirement to review their anti-money laundering (AML) policy framework and idetify possible gaps in line with FCA requirements.

Consulting & Advisory
Maturity Assessment

A major Egyptian bank with UK operations had a requirement to identify possible AML and CTF gaps and suggested improvements.

Consulting & Advisory
Global Banking Secrecy and Data Security

A major bank with two major trsing entities wished to decrease time-to-trade processing overheads for new customers or new products for existing customers.

Consulting & Advisory
Providing an AML and Governance Framework

A large U.S based end-to-end human resources management firm and Lysis delivered a solution for the newly established UK/EU subsidiary which forms part of the SEC regulated entity.

Gaming Compliance
AML Training for a Global Card Services Operator and Merchant Acquirer

Our client had a new executive-level Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and some new board members. Our client asked Lysis to run an AML Masterclass for UK AML Regulations.

Operations & Resourcing
KYC Utility Strategy

A large operator of bank infrastructure wanted to develop a shared operating model and managed service for client lifecycle management (CLM), anti-money laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC).

Operations & Resourcing
KYC Remediation: Section 166 order

A major wholesale and investment bank with global reach was placed under a Section 166 order regarding their KYC and AML controls.

Consulting & Advisory
Redesign and Implement a new FC Framework

A listed UK-Based subprime lender offering lower value short term loans needed to enhance, redesign, and implement a new FC framework. Lysis provided the client with a understanding of risks, practical advice on risk mitigation, & robust policies.

Gaming Compliance
Location Strategy for Level 2 Teams for a Global Gaming Operator

Our client was looking at options for the location of new Level 2 teams to support retail customers with affordability and suitability issues.

Gaming Compliance
AML Framework Uplift for a UK Payment Services Provider

Our client had been advised that their AML provisions were not up to the required standard and wished to remedy this before regulatory sanctions were imposed.

Gaming Compliance
Suspicious Activity Reporting backlog for a Global Gaming Operator

Our client had a large backlog of increasingly old transaction alerts that potential indicated suspicious activity and required reporting.

Consulting & Advisory
White labelling strategy and business case

A leading Contract of Differences (CFD) broker, part of a larger financial services conglomerate believed they had a market-leading CFD platform and wished to white-label to smaller brokers and potential competitors to offer to their customers.

Gaming Compliance
Banking Partner Review/ Retention for a Global Merchant Acquirer

One of our client's banks has flagged areas of our client's Ant-Money Laundering (AML) Governance and Compliance operation as a potential cause for concern. Our client asked Lysis to perform an independent review for them to establish if anything was genuinely wrong.

Consulting & Advisory
Enhancement of AML Governance Framework and KYC Remediation

A major wholesale and retail bank with global reach had deficiencies it is AML governance framework along with its KYC operations.

Operations & Resourcing
Transaction Monitoring and KYC resourcing

A crypto asset firm domiciled in the US asked Lysis to support the firm’s financial crime framework and policy creation for transaction monitoring across the UK, US, and for the rest of the firm’s global customer base to improved risk management, quality and increased operational efficiency.

Operations & Resourcing
Delivering fully outsourced and secure KYC operations

The client is incorporated in Ireland as an Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicle (ICAV). The client is an American investment fund which specialises in lending large amounts of money to various entities ranging from listed entities to unregulated entities based in the USA.

Operations & Resourcing
Transaction Monitoring

A European Retail Bank with over 4000 employees globally had a tight regulatory deadline to review five years of transactions to identify suspicious transaction and cases of money laundering and/or terrorist funding.

Consulting & Advisory
Delivering an Effective KYC Process

An international payment company with offices in major European hubs outsourced KYC service provision was unsitisfactory. A significantly enhanced and more effective capability was was developed by Lysis.

Gaming Compliance
On-boarding of Payment Programme Managers for a UK Payment Services Provider

Our client had acquired a business from a competitor and had c.50-60 Payment Programme Managers and their programmes to on-board. They asked Lysis to supply a team of experts to do this work.

Consulting & Advisory
Global Client Classification

A mojor european wholesale and investment bank with global reach asked for help meeting customer classification requirements.

Gaming Compliance
KYC and Responsible Gambling remediation for a Global Gaming Operator

Our client had identified a tranche of several thousand corporate and retail customers for which they wished to remediate the Know Your Customer (KYC) data held and to re-assess whether the interactions with the retail customers were compatible with Responsible Gambling requirements.

Consulting & Advisory
CLM Systems Selection and Implementation

A global wholesale bank wished to select and implement a strategic, scalable, flexible client lifecycle management application that would be able to support the customer assessment requirements of its KYC and MiFID programmes as part of its Compliance framework.

Consulting & Advisory
FCA S166 Remediation

A U.K based broker dealer required assistance with the management of their Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued Section 166 remediation notice.

Consulting & Advisory
FC Framework, Uplifted SAR reporting, engaged with the FCA

Following a review from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2021, and a subsequent letter from the regulator, the client had to address a number of gaps that were identified by the regulator.

Gaming Compliance
Compliance Operation for an Online Gaming Licensing Authority

Our client was setting up a new online gaming licensing authority and sought a partner to on-board licensees and to manage the on-going governance and compliance operation.

Operations & Resourcing
Building out offshore capabilities and KYC Remediation

A major global bank approached Lysis to assist them with the implementation of a remedial programme o enable the client to meet their regulatory obligations arising from an FSA-imposed deadline.

Gaming Compliance
Governance & Compliance Framework for an Online Gaming Licensing Authority

Our client was setting up a new online gaming licensing authority and sought a partner to advise on compliance requirements and develop its Governance and Compliance Framework.

Consulting & Advisory
On-boarding Target Operating Model

The merger of two global investment banks required the implementation of a single client onboarding firm structure and alignment of systems and procedure to a single global policy.

Consulting & Advisory
Global Client On-boarding Optimisation

A global securities house asked for help enhancing and streamlining its client on-boarding and AML TM capability and to off-shore certain parts of its AML processing.

Operations & Resourcing
KYC Managed Service for a Major Estate Agency

A major estate agency had a need to establish a Know Your Customer (KYC) function which was able to scale and undertake a remediation exercise to meet new regulatory requirements (i.e., 4MLD) and to build out a business as usual (BAU) function to service ongoing requirements.

Gaming Compliance
Suspicious Activity Reporting backlog for an Irish Payment Services Provider

Our client had a substantial backlog of transaction alerts. They were concerned that these included a number of true positives that therefore indicated suspicious activity and required reporting.

Consulting & Advisory
Design of an AML Risk Rating Methodology

A major European domeciled crypto asset exchange with global reach required a gap analysis to identify all deficiencies in their risk rating model and a roadmap that contains suggestions on how to improve this.

Consulting & Advisory
Conducted a Maturity Assessment/assessed the firm's Financial Crime Framework

Although the client is based in the US, they have European subsidiaries which include the UK and therefore required Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) registration. In order to obtain registration as a crypto asset firm in the U.K. they had to comply with specific FCA requirements.

Operations & Resourcing
Screening Managed Service

A European investment bank had a surge in hits from screening and on-going monitoring in relation to PEPs, sanctions and adverse media monitoring.

Consulting & Advisory
Global Know Your Customer (KYC) Policies and Procedures

A global bank, following a substantial cross-boarder banking merger, had two separate KYC/AML firms, policies, & IT infrastructures and need help with the harmonisation process.

Consulting & Advisory
iMeta and Encompass POC

A major credit card company required the design and implementation of a bespoke iteration of the iMeta client on-boarding and lifecycle management system to meet specific business needs.

Consulting & Advisory
Improvement of Customer On-boarding experience & end-to- end CLM Management

A UK-based online bank that provided multicurrency accounts for cross-border European transactions. The client wanted to enhance their customer on-boarding experiences and improve their CLM process.

Consulting & Advisory
Providing crypto asset FCA registration support

A UK-crypto asset subsidiary of a Nasdaq-listed firm in the U.S. approached Lysis with the request to assist them with the process to obtain registration from the FCA which would enable them to operate in the UK market as a crypto asset business.

Operations & Resourcing
AML Governance Review and Remediation

A U.K. Branch of a major Asian bank needed an in-depth review and enhancement of their AML governance framework. Lysis conducted a success review and drafted all required policies & procedures, and established a KYC Target Operating model.

Gaming Compliance
AML Framework for an Irish Payment Services Provider

Our client was in the middle of an extensive regulatory remediation for the Central Bank of Ireland and the remediation.

Consulting & Advisory
AML Health check (2017)

A London based financial institution with global reach asked Lysis to perform a review of their AML governance framework.

Gaming Compliance
Regulatory Permissions for a Global Payment Services Firm

Our client wished to gain an ACPR Payment Institution license in France and asked for Lysis' assistance to prepare all the documents and for general support during the application process.

Consulting & Advisory
Financial Crime Governance Framework design for a Crypto Asset firm

A new to market crypto asset business domiciled in Ireland received a regulatory requirement from the Central Bank of Ireland to design and embed a financial crime, AML/CTF, governance framework.

Gaming Compliance
Client On-Boarding and AML Operations for a Global Card Services Operator and Merchant Acquirer

Our client wished to outsource the Client On-Boarding and AML Operations for its merchant acquiring business in Europe, replacing their current major global outsourcing partner.

Consulting & Advisory
AML Health Check (2017)

A London based financial institution with global reach had Lysis preform an AML Health Check.

Consulting & Advisory
Crypto Asset Support by providing a Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)

A crypto asset custodian based in the U.K. with global reach approached Lysis with the request to assist them with the process to obtain registration from the FCA which would enable them to operate in the UK market as a crypto asset business. Due to the holding company’s strong global footprint, part of the FCA requirements for registration included the need for a UK based money laundering reporting officer (MLRO).

Consulting & Advisory
Market Abuse Legislation Review and MLRO Support

A prominent security services firm that forms part of a French multinational investment bank and financial services company asked Lysis to assist with the securities/back-office function within the multinational investment bank.

Gaming Compliance
Transaction Monitoring Remediation for a Global Merchant Acquirer

Our client had implemented a new transaction monitoring system and wished to ensure that the previous two years' transactions had been monitored effectively.

Consulting & Advisory
MLRO Support for a Crypto Asset Exchange

A UK domiciled crypto exchange with global reach had a regulatory requirement for crypto Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) support.

Gaming Compliance
Client Monies Review and Remediation for a UK Credit Card Provider

The incoming Head of Compliance at our customer identified that Client Monies were not being managed as per regulation and this therefore required an immediate remediation.

Gaming Compliance
AML Training for a National Gaming Licensing and Taxation Agent

Our client had a requirement to train some experienced operational staff in AML

Gaming Compliance
Regulatory Permissions for an Irish Payment Services Firm

Our client was applying for Payment Services permissions from the Central Bank of Ireland and required support in defining and documenting the Governance and Compliance framework.

Consulting & Advisory
A crypto asset business obtains registration with the Financial Conduct Authority

A crypto asset business, a subsidiary of a US Nasdaq-listed company requested assitance with the process obtain FCA registration. Lysis provided the client with a higly experience MLRO that worked with senior management to implement required controls and processes. The client was successful in obtaining FCA registration.

Operations & Resourcing
Client Screening and Transaction Monitoring

A UK-based specialist bank that is primarily a specialist mortgage lender to retail clients. The bank also provides both small business and personal finance. They needed assitance to ensure that their new and exisiting client books comply with AML regulations.

Gaming Compliance
AML Framework Review for a Global Card Services Operator and Merchant Acquirer

Our client had a requirement to review and update its AML Framework to take account of the Fifth Money Laundering Directive and also some changes in its business model.

Operations & Resourcing
Building out Off-shore Capabilities

One of the largest US-based Tech commercial banks needed to build out their offshore capabilities. This included in-depth interviews with all potential analysts to determine experience. This produced a team of fully traineed KYC analysts and created the opprtunity for organic growth.

Operations & Resourcing
Transaction Monitoring

A major credit card company and regulated PSP with global reach approached Lysis to uplift their transaction monitoring framework and operational controls.

Gaming Compliance
Regulatory Rules Mapping for a Global Card Services Operator and Merchant Acquirer

Our client wished to ensure that it had all UK regulatory requirements covered by policy, procedures and controls.

Training & Certification
Delivering bespoke Crypto Asset related Financial Crime training

A UK-based Crypto custodian with a global reach need to meet a regulatory requirement for all personnel to undergo specific training successfully delivered by Lysis.

Consulting & Advisory
Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Section 166 Remediation Programme

A major global FTSE-100 financial services firm had one month to shape, scope and plan a 60-project programme of work in response to a Section 166 Skilled Persons Report requested by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The firm also had to deliver all 60 projects over a twelve-month period with sub-deliveries due each month.

Gaming Compliance
Governance & Compliance Framework for a National Gaming Licensing and Taxation Authority

Our client was setting up a new gaming licensing and taxation authority and sought external support to develop its Governance and Compliance Framework.

Offices across the globe.

UK

EU

USA

ASIA

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