Assessing financial crime compliance (FCC) risk requires real industry experts. Exiger’s Audit and Assurance practice offers experienced professionals who understand how financial institutions work on the inside. Our team leverages their subject matter expertise, testing capabilities and advanced data analytics to identify program weaknesses, root causes of FCC failures and provide sustainable solutions.

Industry Experts with Tailored Solutions 

Exiger is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions tailored for your respective program’s needs. Our experienced professionals have provided Audit and Assurance services to support client testing teams in the business, compliance and internal audit functions since 2013. Our expertise is derived from a diverse, multi-disciplinary team of Legal and Compliance professionals based in the U.S., UK, and Hong Kong who have previously led Audit and Testing functions within major financial institutions. 

We not only understand and identify material risk exposures associated with the design and performance of central FCC activities, but leverage our experience at banks to focus on high risk products. Our experts have special matter expertise in Correspondent Banking and Trade & Receivables Finance. We develop and implement pragmatic solutions by harnessing data analytics and creating tests using key risk indicators (KRIs) and key control indicators (KCIs) to target critical areas and identify high impact control breakdowns.

Our 360 Degree View of FCC Audit and Assurance Coverage

  • Testing Methodology
  • Risk Assessment
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Model Validation
  • Data Analytics
  • Training
  • Management Information System (MIS)
  • Issue Validation
  • Audit Plan Execution
  • Work Program
  • Quality Controls & Assurance

Exiger Offers Complete Data Driven Assessments of Control Frameworks For:

  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
  • Know Your Customer (KYC)
  • Transaction Monitoring
  • Suspicious Activity Monitoring
  • Sanctions
  • Anti-Bribery & Corruption (ABC)
  • Fraud

First Line of Defense: Industry Experts with Tailored Solutions 

Exiger helps first line team to evaluate key FCC controls within the business to identify control breakdowns, inadequate processes and unmitigated financial crime compliance risk, and to devise sustainable remedial measures.


Second Line of Defense: Control Testing

Exiger helps second line FCC teams to design and execute monitoring and tesing programs from review planning, execution, reporting and issue validation. Our team of experienced FCC assurance experts assist clients in:

  • Building a monitoring and testing plan to focus on highest risk exposures
  • Developing an assurance methodology and governance framework
  • Developing controls testing programs and targeted training
  • Executing a program and ongoing monitoring and testing


Third Line of Defense: Internal Audit

Exiger takes all elements of risk management into account by assessing a broad range of objectives, such as impact of operations, reliability of reporting processes, and compliance with laws and regulations. By identifying regulatory expectations and recommending changes, we address gaps in program design and execution to help clients maintain reliable assurance practices with strategic financial crime programs changes in mind.

Analytics Expertise & Insight 

Exiger Analytics identifies, analyzes and solves our clients' most complex compliance challenges. The Analytics team uses repeatable computer-assisted audit techniques combined with human insight to extract meaning from digital data to:

  • Identify key data populations for testing
  • Conduct risk-based sampling
  • Filter out the noise within voluminous amounts of data to spot crystallized risk and broken controls