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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

Governance

  • 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

Managing Partner

Ross Marrazzo is Managing Partner of Treliant. He is also responsible for the firm’s Corporate & Regulatory Compliance and Global Financial Crimes Compliance services areas. Ross has over 34 years of domestic and international experience in the design, oversight, and assessment of corporate and regulatory compliance, Anti-Money Laundering/Bank Secrecy Act, Global Economic Sanctions/Office of Foreign Assets Control, fraud, and anti-bribery/corruption programs, along with operational risk management. He possesses a thorough knowledge of executive and operating functions and responsibilities within public companies and the financial services industry, including for corporate compliance, consumer and commercial banking, investment banking, insurance, and securities. Ross has held compliance and audit executive positions within a number of institutions, covering a wide range of geographical locations, including GE Capital; First Niagara Financial Group; The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation; and Citigroup. He has also worked in the securities industry on public and private offering compliance, and as an examiner at the New York State Securities Division.

Ross has extensive experience in remediating and testing controls to remediate regulatory issues, and in working with U.S., state and foreign regulators. Through his international experience, Ross possesses a broad understanding of foreign regulatory expectations. Ross’ U.S. government agency experience includes working with the FRB, OCC, CFPB, SEC, FTC, FINRA and DOJ, along with state banking, securities, and insurance government agencies. He has led large teams on independent consultancies and monitorships for federal and state government agencies, involving U.S. and foreign institutions and their U.S. subsidiaries covering AML/BSA and Economic Sanctions/OFAC compliance and fraud issues encompassing multiple jurisdictions worldwide.

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

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  • Compliance Audits
  • Compliance Programs
  • Conduct Risk
  • Corporate Governance
  • Due Diligence
  • Ethics Programs
  • Executive Leadership
  • FinTech Compliance
  • Fraud Risk Management
  • Independent Monitorships and Consultancies
  • Lookbacks
  • OFAC / Economic Sanctions
  • Operational Risk
  • Regulatory Exam / Management
  • Regulatory Relations
  • Remediation Plans / Implementation and Effectiveness Testing
  • Risk Assessments
  • Strategy / Strategic Planning
  • Third-Party Risk Mitigation
  • Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP) Readiness
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