Case Studies

Case: Review of high-risk base

Deployment to bolster a major bank’s first line team

A financial services firm required support in uplifting its large corporate customers to their new AML standard. Campion Willcocks rapid response team was engaged to assist frontline personnel and work together to ensure the customers were reviewed within the timeframe.

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Case: Review of high-risk base

Bringing true diligence to due diligence

A financial services company approached Campion Willcocks because it was unhappy with its current due diligence provider. The company was planning an investment in a European asset management firm, and did not feel like it had the requisite clarity and confidence to proceed with the planned investment based on the information from its current provider.

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Case: Review of high-risk base

Tracing the assets of a sensitive PEP

Our client suspected that a person of interest had undeclared and/or hidden assets. The Campion Willcocks team was tasked with verifying the subject’s known assets as well as identifying any additional assets that the target may have intentionally hid from our client.

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Case: Review of high-risk base

Enhanced due diligence on a key hire

A nominated advisor wanted to avoid the potential for reputational and financial damage by undertaking an enhanced due diligence report on a potential new board member of its client company. The board member had seemed ‘too good to be true’ and had already been approved by internal due diligence checks.

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Case: Review of high-risk base

Automated portfolio monitoring

Campion Willcocks was asked to build a bespoke automated portfolio monitoring system for a UK Tier 1 bank, in order to monitor global multinationals, smaller companies, retail business banking and retail customers, including trigger alerts for real-time risk management.

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Case: Review of high-risk base

Design and build new three lines of defence model

Campion Willcocks was asked to work with a multi-jurisdictional bank to re-design their financial crime target operating model, including providing a suite of new standards and procedures, and then to assist in the implementation.

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Case: Review of high-risk base

Overseeing periodic reviews of a major UK bank

This UK Tier 1 bank required assistance for their periodic review programme for small corporate and SME commercial customers. The project required end-to-end design and implementation, as well as engagement with frontline teams across the UK, necessitating flexible, semi-autonomous teams able to travel to remote client sites.

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Case: Review of high-risk base

Review of high risk client base

A leading UK bank asked Campion Willcocks specialists to review their high-risk client base and then establish a BAU unit to oversee ongoing monitoring of the population.

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