Meet with Treliant at ACAMS Hollywood

Treliant is a proud Platinum Sponsor of the ACAMS 23rd Annual International AML & Financial Crime Conference in Hollywood, FL. Members of our Global Financial Crimes Compliance team look forward to connecting with you at the conference to discuss the changes and challenges impacting the financial services industry.

Please join Efren Marquez Alba, Director, for the session, “Reviewing Regulatory and Enforcement Trends Affecting MSBs” on Tuesday, April 10 from 4:50 PM – 5:50 PM. The panel will address important topics including:

  • Analyzing regulatory actions against Money Services Businesses (MSBs) to highlight compliance risks including failure to implement and maintain Anti-Money Laundering (AML) programs
  • Examining laundering typologies linked to MSBs and virtual currencies
  • Scrutinizing regulatory actions on lax bank oversight of MSBs to mitigate monitoring risks
To learn more about our Trusted Advisory Services for Global Financial Crimes Compliance, please stop by our booth in the Exhibit Hall (Booths 213 and 215), or reach out to us personally in advance of the conference.

Treliant's Global Financial Crimes Compliance Regulatory Advisory Services Include:

Program Design, Assessment, and Implementation

  • Design and Implementation of Compliance Programs
  • Program Reviews, including Health Checks
  • Department Structure and Staffing Assessments
  • Policy and Procedure Development
  • Acquisition/Merger Due Diligence
  • Risk Assessments
  • Risk Scoring Methodology Development
  • Independent Audits

Customer Risk Profile

  • Customer Segmentation
  • High Risk Customer Methodology
  • Know Your Customer (KYC)/Customer Due Diligence (CDD) Program
  • Customer Identification Program (CIP)        
  • Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) Program
  • Correspondent Banking Due Diligence

Data Analytics and Remediation

  • Data Integrity/Lineage Reviews
  • Customer Data Quality Reviews
  • Data Acquisition: Normalization

Regulatory Exams

  • Exam Preparation
  • Corrective Action Advisory and Remediation

Program Outsourcing

  • All Program Areas from Oversight to Investigations

Staff Augmentation

  • Staffing at all Levels: Chief Compliance Officer (CCO); Analyst; Auditor


  • Board of Directors and Senior Management Roles and Responsibilities
  • Management and Board Reporting; Dashboard and Metrics Design
  • Corporate Culture Reviews and Assessments
  • First-, Second-, and Third-Line Roles and Responsibilities       
  • Training at all Levels—Board; Management; Employees

Model Governance, Review, Implementation, and Validation

  • Model Governance
  • Model Documentation Procedure and Analysis
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Alerting Sanctions for Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Screening Tools Identification and Implementation
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Monitoring Rules/Scenarios, Identification, Calibration, and Analysis    
  • Sanctions (OFAC) Filters/Fuzzy Logic Rules Identification, Calibration and Analysis

Investigations and Lookbacks

  • Financial Investigation Unit (FIU) Review
  • Alert and Case Management Process Review
  • Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) and Transaction Lookbacks
  • Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Review

Enforcement Action Remediation

  • Independent Compliance Monitorships/Consultancies
  • Independent Compliance Reviews and Audits 
  • Independent Transactional Reviews (Lookbacks) 
  • Tactical Remediation Project Plans

Treliant Team at ACAMS Hollywood

Ross Marrazzo

Ross Marrazzo

Senior Managing Director

Ross Marrazzo, Senior Managing Director and Service Area Executive with Treliant, has over 33 years of domestic and international experience in the design, oversight, and assessment of corporate and regulatory compliance, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions and fraud programs, and internal controls. Ross possesses a thorough knowledge of executive and operating functions and responsibilities within public companies and the financial services industry, including consumer and commercial banking, investment banking, insurance, and wealth management.

Over the span of his career, Ross has held senior leadership positions in a regulatory compliance capacity with a range of financial institutions, law firms, and the New York State Securities Division:

• GE Capital - Managing Director and Audit Executive, Global Compliance & Financial Crimes
• First Niagara Financial Group - Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer, and Operational Risk Assessment Head
• The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation - Head of Global Compliance & Financial Crimes Audit
• Citigroup - Director, Global Compliance & Financial Crimes Audit
• Citigroup - Numerous senior Compliance Officer roles for both domestic and international businesses - banking, lending, insurance, and
• Law Firms - Public and private, offering securities compliance at two New York law firms
• New York State Attorney General’s Office, Bureau of Investor Protection & Securities - Securities Examiner

Ross has extensive experience in remediating regulatory issues and in working with U.S. state and federal regulators. Through his international experience, Ross possesses a broad understanding of foreign regulatory expectations. Ross’ U.S. regulatory experience includes work with the Fed, OCC, CFPB, SEC, and FINRA, along with state banking, securities, and insurance regulators.

Over the course of his career, Ross has spoken at a variety of conferences, including those hosted by the ABA, ACAMS Connecticut Chapter, FSO Knowledge Exchange, and SIFMA. He has also participated in an internet-based CFPB roundtable discussion hosted by The Exchange for Financial Institutions.

Ross is a graduate of St. John’s University and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.

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