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Reflections & Predictions

What you should be paying attention to in 2021:

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Stronger Together!

After senior careers in the U.S. Treasury Department and in law and development finance, we founded Sigma in [..]

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  • 31/12/1969

Reflections & Predictions

What you should be paying attention to in 2021:

For ease of reading, we divide predictions between highly [..]

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  • 31/12/1969

Sigma Ratings Wins ‘Best Data Analysis Tool’ Award at 2020 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards

Firm Recognized for Its Revolutionary Cloud-Based Data Intelligence Platform and Customizable Entity Risk [..]

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COVID-19: How to Set Up Your Compliance Function During Crisis

COVID-19’s rise has created significant shocks to the global financial and economic landscape. On April 9, [..]

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Governance Risk For Banks: Joint Research with Fitch Ratings

The co-authored report titled “Governance Risk for Banks: Drawing on Experience and External Expertise to [..]

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Product Update: September 30, 2020

Sigma expands Address Risk coverage, releases new matching algorithm and improves search speed by 5x

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Navigating Risk in Crisis Virtual Compliance Round Table

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Reimagining Normal: ESG Priorities Post COVID-19

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ACFCS - Fincrime Virtual Week August 3-7, 2020

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From Macro to Micro

This week, global firms find themselves in the crosshairs of increasing geopolitical tensions between the [..]

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Embracing A New Era of Transparency

The leak and subsequent investigation of the FinCEN Files hit the financial services industry hard this past [..]

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The End of Intuition: The Value of Independent Validation

Sigma asked executives at asset management firms and large financial institutions how they make investment [..]

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Take the Drama Out of Periodic Reviews With Perpetual Relationship Monitoring

The traditional approach to client reviews for KYC and AML purposes has been to invest in teams of people who [..]

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When The Feds Come Knocking

This week, media reports alleged that both the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI were investigating Danske [..]

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Fitch Group Invests in Sigma Ratings

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More With Less

Sigma Ratings is thrilled to have been named the Best Data Analysis Tool at the 6th Annual Benzinga Global [..]

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Kabul via Khartoum

This week, as the Afghan peace deal went into effect, which includes the potential removal of economic [..]

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The FinCEN Files: Address Risk

With the release of the FinCEN Files, what was a common denominator related to an international money [..]

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Stronger Together!

After senior careers in the U.S. Treasury Department and in law and development finance, we founded Sigma in [..]

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Watch Out!

This week, the WSJ reported that trade sanctions were placed on dozens of Chinese firms in the last week. [..]

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Governance Gains Ground

Over the last 8 months, the pandemic has brought significant uncertainty in global markets and in short and [..]

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FinCEN Files: SARs

Among the startling findings in the FinCEN files were details on the time it took financial institutions to [..]

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Canada's money laundering problem in the 'hundreds of millions': Financial crimes expert

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De-Listed

This week, the United States agreed to remove Sudan from its terror blacklist on the condition that the [..]

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Not So Cooperative!

This week, the Council of the European Union published its latest EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for [..]

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PPPerpetual Fraud

This week, reports emerged that JPMorgan, in an internal memo, stated they’re investigating their own employees [..]

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It All Came Crumbling Down

This week, the share price of Wirecard fell more than 60%, less than 2 years after its debut on the prestigious [..]

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Sigma Ratings is featured in August 2018 issue of Euromoney magazine

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Shifting The Burden

This week, both the United States House of Representatives and Senate, through the “must-pass” annual defense [..]
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300+ Million Pages

This week, Greece’s anti-corruption prosecutor, Eleni Touloupaki, confirmed to the OCCRP that her home was [..]

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Get on Board

Last week, the International Journal of Finance and Economics published a study that appears to indicate that [..]

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Remote Controls

This week, the Wall Street Journal reported that many companies are experiencing “new risks or that existing [..]

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It Takes Two

This week, the United States, in coordination with Panama, announced the formation of a new task force that [..]

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What's Wrong With This Picture?

Last week, the Basel Institute on Governance released its 2020 edition of the Basel AML Index. And what a [..]

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The United Nations of (Money Laundering)

In the wake of the FinCEN Files , lawmakers and regulators around the world have reacted to the unprecedented [..]

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The Blockchain of 2020

Early in the pandemic, the FT, in response to the UK regulator sanctioning a digital KYC process, highlighted [..]

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Do I Really Know You?

Last week, we reported on the newly released 2020 Basel AML Index and the importance of a more dynamic [..]

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Feature Story: World's First 'Integrity Rating' Agency Launched

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Stuart Jones Jr. explores global financial institutions’ perspectives on de-risking and the impact of de-risking on the region’s banking industry

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Stuart Jones, Jr. Presents at NYU's Volatility Conference on the Importance of Non-Credit Risk

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Former U.S. Treasury official and compliance executive Robert Werner joins Sigma Ratings

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Financial institutions in Middle East seem to be lower risk than others: CEO

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Sigma Rating’s emerging market expertise is featured in Brazil’s top newspaper Valor Econômico

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Globally Focused Asset Management Firm Rated 'A' with Positive Outlook for its Governance and Control Effectiveness

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Sigma Ratings Releases Breakthrough Features to Become the World's Most Comprehensive AI-Powered Business Risk Intelligence Platform

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Sigma to Present on AI at Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum

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Parliamentary Intel-Sec Forum

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Sigma's Gabrielle Haddad Presents at Innovate Finance in London on Future of Regtech

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AI-Driven Ratings Start-Up Brings Transparency To Banks

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Sigma Ratings, the world's first non-credit risk ratings agency, closes $2.4 million Series Seed funding

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Sigma Ratings findings: Gulf countries’ banking transparency on the rise

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Sigma Ratings' CEO on Building a New Rating Model for an Increasingly Complex World

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Sigma Ratings, the world's first non-credit risk ratings agency, closes $2.4 million Series Seed funding

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Sigma COO Gabrielle Haddad on Bloomberg Middle East

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Sigma Releases White Paper Highlighting the Utility of Financial Crime-Related Ratings

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New Ratings Firm Measures Banks’ Financial-Crime Vulnerability

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Money Crime - Niger Little-Poole, Director of Engineering, Sigma Ratings

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Business Extra podcast: How can we assess risk in a world growing more complex?

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