Understanding compliance requirements
Leave your compliance requirements worries with us, while you focus on more important tasks.
Uncertain of what's actually required and if you're doing it correctly?
Hassle-free KYC. First AML gives you peace of mind that your AML compliance is sorted, no matter how complex your cases are or when regulations change.
First AML is built to regulation standard, ensuring you collect, verify and process what you need to as per your company's risk appetite. Smart workflows and leading data sources ensure you are always audit-ready without the manual hassle.
As regulations change, so does the First AML platform, so you always have the right information when and as you need it.
Complex and international
No matter the complexity, the First AML platform supports a fully compliant outcome, at speed. Global or local, trusts or companies, not-for-profits or body corporate, it's all easily handled. This is thanks to a combination of:
- Embedded domain expertise, in particular for tax efficient/haven countries
- Optimised waterfall triggers for workflow automation
- Our pre-verified KYC ecosystem
- Smart tasks that that trigger based on relevant requirements, compliance standards, entity type and more. Ensuring you meet regulations with minimal effort.
Meet obligations for PEP, sanctions and adverse media monitoring with exception-based alerts sourced from thousands of the most current global lists. Leaving you to breathe easy that you're meeting standards and only addressing anomalies rather than overwhelming AML white noise.
You don't always need both SoW and SoF. The First AML platform removes the uncertainty, ensuring you conduct checks properly without being over- or under-compliant, even when regulations change.
First AML delivers this through:
- A pre-verified entity ecosystem that includes original SoW/SoF documentation
- Smart tasks that ensure a client is only asked for what's needed
- Technology embedded expertise for both old and new forms of wealth and their wider ecosystems.
Remove uncertainty and cost with First AML. Access the cleanest, most relevant and up-to-date datasets from hundreds of government, consumer, credit, PEP and sanctions data sources, as well as thousands of adverse media sources.
Using First AML removes the need to pay and engage with numerous third parties and supports full auditability.
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The Ultimate AML Cheat Sheet for Compliance Officers & Teams
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