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P2 FinCrime is built on the foundations of P2 Consulting and FS 101, both challengers in their respective markets. By combining the Financial Crime expertise of the FS 101 team with the project and programme management skills of P2 consulting we offer the best solutions to clients without the Big 4 overheads.

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P2 FinCrime’s services span the regulatory change lifecycle for Financial Institutions – from advisory and operating model design, to systems evaluation and implementation with a heavy dose of operational performance improvement and remediation along the way.


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Section 166 KYC programme support

P2 were asked to support the UK Branch of a European headquartered global bank

The Situaton
  • The organisation had received negative feedback following a recent regulatory visit
  • As a result, it had been the subject of an FCA Section 166 review
  • A Skilled Person was on site undertaking the review.
  • Part of the regulatory assessment had identified a general weakness in the underlying quality of client files
  • The bank had made several attempts at improving files over time but had yet to meet regulatory expectations.
How P2 FinCrime helped
  • We bought in a small team to lead the Remediation activity
  • Supported the revision of the KYC business processes
  • Oversaw the upskilling of the existing contract resources to improve quality and throughput
  • Defined the key roles and responsibilities across the team in the UK and offshore hub
  • Put in place and then executed the plans to recruit the permanent team to replace the contract resources
  • Managed the assessment and interview process to fill c100 London based roles – covering all grades from Analyst to MD
  • Identified opportunities to improve the process using point solution technologies
  • Supported the evaluation of solution providers
  • Provided a central control point for KYC related issues across the programme
  • Managed the day to day risks, issues and dependencies across the programme
The Outcome
  • The organisation improved its underlying KYC Model
  • We moved from a 90% Contract to 90% Permanent staffing model in the London office
  • File Throughput was doubled over the lifetime of the engagement
  • File Quality improved and Right First-Time rates increased leading to a reduction in waste
  • The KYC BAU capability improved, and a sustainable model was put in place for the future.
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