Improving Risk & Compliance Standards in Africa

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​​​Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Consulting Services 

ACCPA’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions Consulting Service helps resolve money laundering, terrorist financing, and other complex matters related to financial crime in Africa. Our anti-money laundering (AML) solutions are designed to help minimize the risks associated with money laundering and other illicit activities and to ensure compliance through the development and management of ongoing compliance programs and processes. Our continental network of experienced consultants includes former bank regulators, law enforcement officials, compliance officers, and central bankers. No one understands the AML Risk & Compliance topography in Africa like we do at ACCPA. You can count on us to understand the complexities you face and offer a breadth of services to help you respond.

How Can We Help

ACCPA’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions Consulting practice has been instrumental in helping to resolve a wide variety of money laundering and economic sanctions-related matters for financial institutions in Africa. We can help your company reduce its risks related to money laundering and terrorist financing and improve its ability to meet regulatory expectations for sound programs and controls.

With in-depth experience and a continental network composed of former bank regulators, law enforcement officials, financial institution, compliance officers, IT specialists, economists, statisticians, bankers, and industry specialists, we understand the risks and complexities our clients face and offer a breadth of services to help them respond. Our consultants have over 25 years of experience solving complex compliance problems in Sub-Saharan Africa.  

Our Services

AML Policy, Program Design and Implementation

Money laundering prevention program is an essential component among the measures that financial institutions must implement to protect their operations and promote trust among their clients and partners. ACCPA works with clients to design, implement, and refine comprehensive AML policies and procedures as well as establish an overarching compliance strategy and culture including firm-wide training on AML compliance that reflects the latest regulatory and enforcement trends and industry best practices

AML Risk Assessment and Due Diligence

Complying with AML regulations requires taking a risk-based approach towards assessing the risks from doing business with customers and third parties. ACCPA offers a broad spectrum of risk-based screening, monitoring, and due diligence solutions that suit the needs of AML compliance professionals. We provide tailored solutions commensurate with the level of risk involved, including: establishing policies, procedures and controls that are designed to detect and report instances of money laundering; client onboarding, and risk scoring; sanctions and negative news screening; monitoring; and open source public records research and enhanced due diligence on higher risk accounts.

Independent Reviews and Regulatory Investigations

ACCPA conducts investigations into alleged violations of key AML legislation like the USA Patriot Act and the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). This includes allegations of financial mismanagement such as money laundering, internal control lapses and other financial improprieties. Our unmatched investigative capabilities, continent-wide presence and long-standing reputation for independence and integrity make us uniquely qualified to resolve regulatory concerns anywhere in Africa.

AML Remediation Services

ACCPA helps clients expertly and efficiently resolve gaps and deficiencies in their AML compliance programs. We offer diligence remediation services to assist our clients with changes in the law and/or internal firm policies. ACCPA also offers transactional remediation services, when clients may require a “look back” in order to evaluate in-house performance and compliance.

AML Education & Training

One of the critical elements of a successful anti-money laundering program is employee training. ACCPA offers a variety of AML training services which ensures that employees are fully aware of their responsibilities and that they remain in compliance with standard AML practices. Our training includes online, in-person instruction, customizable programs for group employee training, and executive training (Manager and Board of Directors).

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