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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.