15 April 2020, Singapore – International Compliance Association (ICA), a leading professional body for regulatory and financial crime compliance professionals, announced it has partnered with Acuris Risk Intelligence (ARI) to offer its governance, risk, compliance and anti-money laundering certification programmes and customised training to companies in Asia Pacific.
The partnership reinforces ICA’s commitment to strengthen the knowledge and skills of the global compliance community by providing international certifications awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School (University of Manchester). These certifications adopt international best practices with regional insights that will allow individuals to apply at their work and perform better.
Through ARI, ICA’s full suite of qualifications from certificates through to Diploma programmes will be offered to the financial community across Asia Pacific. The offering includes the IBF funded programmes in Singapore. The ICA qualifications can be delivered fully online with workshops delivered through virtual instructor led tuition, in-company and with a fully blended option.
“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,” commented Christophe Barel, Managing Director, Acuris Risk & Compliance Asia-Pacific.
“The new partnership with Acuris Risk Intelligence underscores the importance of Asia Pacific region to ICA”, said Helen Langton, CEO, ICA Asia Pacific. “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 Acuris Risk Intelligence, 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.