Take advantage of Sigma's next generation technology and FiveBy's expert resources across all levels of an investigation 

Building on Sigma’s insights, FiveBy offers an additional three levels of expert, informed assessment on subjects, delivering to Sigma’s clients the next level in understanding sanctions and compliance risks. FiveBy Risk Assessment Services are offered on demand and tailored to requirements, all three levels delivering a wealth of information that can be used to make intelligent, informed decisions regarding sanctions and compliance risk.


Areas of investigative expertise include, but are not limited to:

  • Ownership and control of subjects

  • Possible sanctions evasion

  • Money laundering

  • Supply chain and labor risks

  • Regional or cultural issues, e.g. corruption risk

  • Illicit finance hubs


FiveBy Risk Assessment Services



This level offers broad insight into reputational and environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) risk by providing deeper understanding regarding company structure and ownership based on the information pulled from Sigma Terminal, regional business registries and tax databases, and local and national media reports. It provides a broad view into possible business partners, and insight into if deeper research is required.



Building on the Standard Risk Assessment, this level also includes detail on a company’s corporate structure, shareholders, ultimate beneficial owners (UBOs) and other information that could present a regulatory or reputational risk. This level of assessment can be customized to include specific questions and provides information on additional red flags on money laundering, reputational risk, and possible regulatory red flags. Ideal for multinational corporations, high-profile companies, and firms that have foreign partners and resellers.



Building on the Enhanced Risk Assessment, this level provides extensive expert evaluation fully customized to requirements, including in-depth research into ownership location, business activities, history of sanctions evasion, links to criminal activities, and suspicious transactions. This level also flags possible regulatory changes and provides an assessment for future business. Ideal for multinational corporations concerned about business partners, supply chains, and foreign subsidiaries’ activities.

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