INDEPENDENT COMPLIANCE CONSULTING
IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS
Established in March 2005, RiskPass is the oldest independent compliance consulting firm in the Cayman Islands. The team at RiskPass have extensive compliance and regulatory consulting experience in fund administration, insurance management, banking, corporate and trustee services, and remittance services.
RiskPass is regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority License number 1273134 and is a member in good standing of the Cayman Islands Compliance Association (CICA). The RiskPass staff is accredited by a number of international bodies including the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), the International Compliance Association (ICA), the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
SERVICE COVERAGE TO ALL RELEVANT FINANCIAL BUSINESS
YEARS OF COMBINED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY
YEARS OPERATING IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS
We work with a variety of clients from various fields including Banks, Corporate Management, Directorships, Funds, General, Insurance, Life and Captive Insurance, Jewellers, Lawyers, Real Estate, Remittance and Trusts.
The only screening tool you need as a Compliance Professional.
Let us help you keep current and understand your clients, whether they be individuals or entities. RiskPass AML+Compliance Ltd., the oldest independent compliance consulting firm in the Cayman Islands, has developed RiskCheck, a screening tool that effectively and efficiently monitors your organization’s client database in real time against the requisite targeted financial sanctions lists of choice.
RiskCheck is a robust tool designed to assist the busy Compliance Professional by ensuring the screening process is managed both at the time of taking on as well as during the ongoing process, by providing alerts in the form of emails.
ANGELA MELE BA, B. ED. CAMS, MICA, CAMS AUDIT
Angela Mele has over 20 years of international financial services experience, having worked at Leeds Management Services in Bermuda, then at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, and most recently with Citi Hedge Fund Services (Cayman) Ltd.
Angela left her position as Head of the Compliance & Training Division of Citi in December 2007 to take over the management of RiskPass Compliance+AML Ltd.
Angela is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is a member of the International Compliance Association (MICA). Also, she holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, with a concentration in History and Politics, a Bachelor of Education from York University, North York, Canada, and received the designation of Certified Advanced AML Audit Specialist (CAMS-Audit) in January 2014.
ELPHA JOHN CFE, INT. DIP. (COMP), MICA, AML/CA, CIRM
Elpha John is a well-seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, particularly in the areas of Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, Fraud, Risk and Business Administration. While in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Elpha worked with the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) and the Money Laundering Supervisory Authority. After that, she worked as an Insurance Broker and Consultant before moving to the Cayman Islands where she took up the position of Compliance Manager for JN CAYMAN and JN Money Remittance (Cayman) Limited, the largest remittance company in the islands. Elpha is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Anti-Money Laundering Certified Associate (AML/CA) with the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA), a member in good standing of the International Compliance Association (ICA), and a Certificant in International Risk Management.
Abbie has extensive compliance experience, having worked in the Cayman Islands financial industry for the past 13 years. Prior to joining RiskPass in January 2019 as the Compliance Officer and Corporate Administrator, Abbie was previously employed in local law firms, private trust companies, and offshore insurance companies. She has a varied compliance background due to this previous experience, which allows RiskPass to provide wide-ranging compliance and AML services. Abbie is extremely well-versed in the various regulatory requirements relating to FATCA, CRS, and other CIMA enforced requirements.
Anishta Pudaruth has over 11 years of experience working in the compliance field, first for Moore Stephens in Mauritius in the position of bookkeeper and then with Barclays Bank Mauritius as a compliance administrator. After moving to the Cayman Islands in 2017 Anishta worked as a compliance administrator remediating books of business for some major firms including Fidelity Bank & Trust, Maples FS, Cayman National Bank, and Scotiabank. This experience has provided Anishta with a comprehensive view of the compliance industry as a whole, specifically in banking and finance. Anishta graduated from the University of Technology in Mauritius with a Bachelor of Human Resource Management and is currently a member of the International Compliance Association. She holds a certificate in Compliance with the ICA.
Sam joined RiskPass in May 2022 in the position of Compliance / Corporate Administration Assistant. Her day-to-day responsibilities include providing support to the senior staff members relating to the remediation of compliance matters, design of scanning and database web platforms, review of targeted financial sanctions against client lists, reporting writing, and researching for regulatory and other types of filings. Sam is well-versed in the Acts and Regulations relating to Cayman-incorporated funds due to her time employed at the Monetary Authority. She is currently pursuing studies in Anti-Money Laundering, particularly addressing, cyber-crimes, fraud, bribery, corruption, tax evasion, sanctions, terrorist financing, compliance programs, asset recovery, crypto crimes, and investigations through various international associations.
Sam holds an associate degree in architecture from Robert Gordon University.
Lloyd joined the RiskPass team in April 2023 to launch his career in compliance and risk management. He currently provides administrative support to the staff and the Board of Directors of the Company. Lloyd’s day-to-day responsibilities include entry into various in-house proprietary software/platforms, assisting in the maintenance of client files and profiles, and assisting in the request and collection of outstanding documentation. Additional duties include assisting in updating and maintaining client databases, following up with requests to clients for information, and assisting with project design and training of online materials