Governance, Risk & Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

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Regulatory Compliance

The burden of regulatory compliance has never been more challenging. Recent years have seen swathes of extra legislation brought in around the globe to improve transparency and protect investors and tax revenues. At times, it’s complex and cumbersome in practice – even for something as fundamental as checking the identities of clients.​

With a network of compliance officers in all major jurisdictions, we offer a full and connected regulatory global compliance service across three key areas. ​

Onboarding

Our local specialists manage Know Your Client and anti-money laundering (AML) measures in each jurisdiction, feeding information to a process we control centrally, to the most stringent standards. But it’s not all about human expertise. Our cutting-edge Global AML software runs comprehensive checks on anyone involved with your organisation.​

So you can rest assured that your vehicles aren't being abused and that they’re compliant with the latest directives. And that your good name will remain intact.​

Oversight

The wave of regulation that’s swept the globe in recent years has left few areas more challenging than alternative investment funds. With the reporting burden rising exponentially, and rules varying between jurisdictions, you need a whole separate operation just to process all the paperwork. ​

Fortunately you have one. At Vistra, we offer a full range of tailored and integrated Compliance Oversight services with a focus in the alternative asset space – including running our own third-party alternative manager for private equity, real estate, infrastructure and debt investment funds. We can also act as depositary for funds that fall under AIFMD regulation. ​

Support 

Thanks to the global drive to create transparency and protect investors around the world, the cumulative knot of red tape is becoming tighter in every corner of financial services. And as reporting standards become increasingly complex, it’s essential to understand and meet those obligations. ​

At Vistra, we offer a full suite of Compliance support across the whole spectrum of regulation. Our team of reporting specialists will assess your requirements, ensure full compliance at every level, and take every last ounce of regulatory pressure out of your hands. 

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