AML/CTF Tranche 2 is coming.
Let's make it easy.
First AML helps thousands of accounting firms globally to conduct KYC and KYB accurately, fast and on-chargable.
The AML/CTF tranche 2 requirements may initially cause uncertainty and frustration. With First AML, rest easy knowing you're conducting just the right level of compliance without impacting customer experience through:
- in-built guard rails that meet local legislative requirements
- configurability to support your firm's unique risk appetite
- a pre-verified, international KYC / KYB ecosystem for accurate and quick retrievals
- auto alerts for PEPs, sanctions and adverse media
- audibility from day one.
Protect your bottomline
Focus on advisory, not admin. When Tranche 2 hits, we'll help you meet your compliance requirements while protecting your bottom line and making KYC / KYB an easy process for your clients.
With First AML's smart workflows, automations and optimised end user communications, you'll minimise KYC / KYB costs and productivity impacts whilst still meeting meeting compliance requirements.
International entities are the most difficult to conduct KYC or KYB on. This is due to their depth, breadth and 'spider web' opacity. In the First AML ecosystem the most complex entity is 52 beneficial ownership layers deep and spans across 35 countries. Complex entities, located across diverse geographies with overseas UBOs are our speciality.
We'll help you meet AML/CTF tranche 2 requirements through a pre-packaged view of your client including:
- source of funds and source of wealth
- beneficial ownership chains
- organisational structures.
Security and privacy
KYC and KYB verifications require extensive amounts personally identifiable information (PII.) Avoid the mistake collating this information on emails, phones or in physical documents from the start.. The First AML platform meets global-standard, multi-layered security protocols ensuring you and your clients are protected from:
- Reputational risks related to catastrophic ‘black swan’ breaches.
- Financial risks caused by non compliance or data breaches.
Trusted by local and global companies
Leave the complexity to us
First AML is the KYC partner you need to support your company's desire to do the right thing while delivering an exceptional ROI. Meet your compliance requirements with scalability and fiscal responsibility in mind.
Peace of mind.
The First AML platform is build to regulations and embedded with smart workflows born from deep domain expertise. As regulation requirements change, so too does the platform.
A superior user interface makes quick work of case requests, leaving your team to focus on billables and advisory rather than document chasing.
Learn more about the First AML platform
Reduce risk exposure from quickly-changing PEP and sanctions list inclusions with First AML's continuous monitoring.
Automatic client cross checks are conducted daily against the latest and cleanest global lists.
If a new match is found a notification is delivered to your inbox, in an at-a-glance format, for immediate and proactive action.
Power through audits.
First AML offers flexibility automation and transparency, making audits an easy task. Thanks to:
- No manual tasks.
- Easy exception management
- Auditor-only, read access
- Perpetual storage for instant auditability
- Pre-defined audit-ready reports
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Here’s why our clients love First AML.
What I like about First AML is that it makes it easy and painless for our customers.Lisle Clements Grant Thornton
First AML's simplicity and ease of use has streamlined and simplified the AML process, resulting in faster client onboarding.Hamish Baker Baker Accounting
First AML has drastically reduced the administrative hassle of the AML process, providing our staff with more time to focus on serving our clients.Thomas Barnaby Shieff Angland Law