Insights & News

A major divestment programme for a banking group

CW Interim 07.11.2023

A Campion Willcocks interim played a key role in a high-profile change programme for a large banking group.

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Aligning risk management approaches following acquisition

CW Interim 10.10.2023

As Chief Risk Officer, a Campion Willcocks interim successfully implemented a new risk management framework following the full integration of two financial services companies.

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Bringing new governance and processes to a global bank

CW Interim 11.09.2023

A Campion Willcocks interim acted as Chief of Staff for a global bank’s digital delivery function as it transitioned ‘to the new world’.

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Rapid response team repaired high-risk corporate files

CW Compliance 16.08.2023

Following an internal audit review, this bank required expert support and practical assistance to rectify serious thematic failings that had been identified in complex high risk corporate files.

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CW Interim

Managing risk: a new framework and oversight to enable separation

CW Interim 07.07.2023

As Head of Risk and IT Security, a senior interim from Campion Willcocks developed and implemented a risk management framework for a financial services separation programme, and then double-hatted as Head of Risk Framework and Governance to provide continued support.

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CW Interim

Application migration between fintech and acquired bank

CW Interim 05.06.2023

Reporting to the Head of IT, a Campion Willcocks interim delivered essential technology migrations, implemented more resilient networks and aligned IT with the rest of the bank.

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Key stakeholder engagement to deliver financial crime policy

CW Interim 29.05.2023

A Campion Willcocks interim defined and implemented a key stakeholder engagement plan to deliver a group-wide financial crime policy programme.

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Financial Crime Projects

Overseeing periodic reviews of a major UK bank

CW Compliance 29.04.2023

This UK Tier 1 bank required assistance for their periodic review programme for small corporate and SME commercial customers. The project required end-to-end design and implementation, as well as engagement with frontline teams across the UK, necessitating flexible, semi-autonomous teams able to travel to remote client sites.

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Expert financial control for specialist projects: delivering new value

CW Interim 23.04.2023

A Campion Willcocks interim helped a leading bank meet capital requirements more quickly and effectively – and was re-engaged for a multimillion-pound separation programme.

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Deployment to bolster a major bank’s first line team

CW Compliance 21.04.2023

A financial services firm required support in uplifting its large corporate customers to their new AML standard. Campion Willcocks rapid response team was engaged to assist frontline personnel and work together to ensure the customers were reviewed within the timeframe.

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Bringing true diligence to due diligence

CW Compliance 04.04.2023

A financial services company approached Campion Willcocks because it was unhappy with its current due diligence provider. The company was planning an investment in a European asset management firm, and did not feel like it had the requisite clarity and confidence to proceed with the planned investment based on the information from its current provider.

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Enhanced due diligence on a key hire

CW Compliance 04.04.2023

A nominated advisor wanted to avoid the potential for reputational and financial damage by undertaking an enhanced due diligence report on a potential new board member of its client company. The board member had seemed ‘too good to be true’ and had already been approved by internal due diligence checks.

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Tracing the assets of a sensitive PEP

CW Compliance 04.04.2023

Our client suspected that a person of interest had undeclared and/or hidden assets. The Campion Willcocks team was tasked with verifying the subject’s known assets as well as identifying any additional assets that the target may have intentionally hid from our client.

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Deep dive on a major bank’s PEP population

CW Compliance 04.04.2023

This large UK banking group approached Campion Willcocks to analyse its PEP population and the approach to enhanced monitoring.

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