Exiger Expands APAC Footprint Opening Office in Australia

Thursday, September 17, 2020

NEW YORK and SYDNEY (SEPT. 17, 2020)Exiger, the GRC firm transforming the global fight against financial crime and fraud, is opening its eleventh office in Sydney, Australia to address growing demand for its technology-enabled solutions purpose-built to manage complex regulatory and risk issues at scale.

“Exiger has served many Australia-based companies since its beginning in 2013. With the increasing complexity of global regulatory demands, we look forward to having an in-country presence to better understand the needs of the Australian market, partner more closely and deploy the best resources Exiger has to offer,” said Dan Banes, Managing Director and Asia-Pacific Regional Chair.

At a time when the global economy is experiencing unprecedented uncertainty, many compliance teams are feeling the effects of reduced budgets and headcount while the criticality of their function is increasing at a rapid pace. From tech-enabled risk intelligence to managed services, Exiger is revolutionizing the way companies are managing risk.

Mike Cherkasky, Exiger’s Chairman said, “Exiger is fortunate to be expanding our footprint in this environment. We are thrilled to open our next office in Australia where many of our valued clients are based. Globally, companies are experiencing a level of consultant fatigue. we recognize the need to provide solutions that will introduce a more sustainable and cost-effective way forward . . . in other words, we are focused on leaving our clients’ operations in better shape than we find them.”

 

Exiger will be hosting a virtual launch event to discuss best practices for building compliance resiliency and unveil new features of its award-winning technology. To learn more, sign up here.

About Exiger

Exiger is the global authority on financial crime and fraud revolutionizing the way banks, corporations and governments manage risk through its combination of practical expertise, award-winning technology and process excellence. In recognition of the growing volume and complexity of data and regulation, Exiger is committed to creating a more sustainable compliance environment through its holistic and innovative approach to problem solving. Powered by DDIQ and Insight 3PM, Exiger takes an analytics-led, technology-enabled approach to everything we do. Exiger operates out of 11 offices with more than 500 employees around the world.

Contacts

Australia
Joseph Quiazon

+852 2976 1932 
jquiazon@exiger.com 

New York 
Anna Osborn

+1 212 382 8026 
aosborn@exiger.com 

 
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Michael Cherkasky, Executive Chairman and Head of Exiger Government Services

Mike is the Executive Chairman of Exiger and has acted on behalf of DOJ, the FCA, and FRB in oversight of a major international bank. A pioneering figure in the world of financial crime, fraud, corruption and money laundering enforcement and compliance, Mike has held senior leadership roles with some of the most esteemed law enforcement agencies and multinational corporations in the world. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company’s ongoing engagement with financial institutions and multinational corporations to implement sustainable, global compliance programs. He co-founded Exiger with President and CEO Michael Beber and serves on its Board of Directors.

 

Daniel Banes, Managing Director | APAC Regional Leader

Daniel Banes is a Managing Director and APAC Regional Leader based in Exiger’s Hong Kong office, where he focuses on the firm’s financial investigations, financial crime compliance, and technology solutions.  Dan relocated from New York to Hong Kong in 2017 to expand Exiger’s APAC presence.

Joseph M. Quiazon, Managing Director | Head of Financial Crime Compliance, APAC

Joseph M. Quiazon is a Managing Director and Head of Financial Crime Compliance based in Exiger's Hong Kong office. He has worked extensively throughout the APAC region as an executive leader with over 25 years of financial crime risk experience, having held senior leadership roles as a Managing Director with Standard Chartered Bank, as a Partner with Ernst & Young, and as the former Asia Pacific practice leader on KPMG's Global AML Group.