Acuris Risk Intelligence partners with International Compliance Association to promote training and education in regulatory and financial crime compliance throughout Asia Pacific

15 April 2020 - 06:15 am UTC

Acuris Risk Intelligence, a trusted and independent provider of data intelligence for anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and cybersecurity professionals, is now in partnership with International Compliance Association (ICA), a leading professional body for regulatory and financial crime compliance professionals, to promote and strengthen the knowledge and skills among the compliance community.
The ICA’s suite of qualifications from certificates through to Diploma programmes will be offered to the financial community across Asia Pacific. These qualifications can be delivered fully online with workshops delivered through virtual instructor-led tuition, in-company and with a blended option. Through this partnership, ARI’s clients can access a selection of ICA content where they can enrich their compliance knowledge. In return, ARI will provide the ICA with complementary content, white papers and webinar access for their use when relevant.
Christophe Barel, Managing Director, Acuris Risk & Compliance Asia-Pacific, commented, “We are delighted to have ICA, a well-regarded institution in the compliance community, as our partner in the Asia-Pacific region. ICA offers a variety of training programmes both online and offline to add value for compliance professionals. This collaboration allows our subscribers to upskill themselves regardless of time zones and location. Through this partnership, we hope to create a better compliance community, together.”
Helen Langton, CEO, ICA Asia Pacific, commented, “This new partnership with ARI underscores the importance of Asia Pacific region to ICA. We are committed to upskilling and developing a robust community of compliance and financial crime professionals. We are working in tandem with organisations and government agencies to deliver these training solutions as a holistic approach to future proofing the workforce. Together with ARI, we hope to enlarge our footprint in Asia at a faster pace. We want the same things, an informed community who ensure the very best practice is maintained in the fight against financial crime.”
About Acuris Risk Intelligence
Acuris Risk Intelligence was established in 2004 as C6 and rose to become one of the top suppliers of proprietary data on PEPs, sanctions and AML data for due diligence and compliance. It was acquired by Acuris in 2015. Today, Acuris Risk Intelligence combines a world-class dataset – that now includes fraud and cybersecurity content – with expert human analysts and state-of-the-art technology to help organisations manage the risk in business relationships effectively. Clients access our intelligence via a SaaS platform, or via API and feed technology so risk protection is built into the way they operate. Our focus areas include Third Party Risk, Anti-Money Laundering and Cyber Security.
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About the International Compliance Association
The International Compliance Association (ICA) is the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community. It has enhanced the knowledge, skills and behaviour of over 130,000 professionals in 152 countries either through their internationally recognised portfolio of professional qualifications (awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester) or through accredited in-company training.
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