Promontory Risk Review, LLC
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Denver, CO 80202
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Promontory Risk Review, headquartered in downtown Denver, is a subsidiary of Promontory Financial Group. PRR provides business-process services to financial companies around the globe.

PRR is an experienced provider of anti-money-laundering and know-your-customer services and assists clients with risk and compliance challenges of varying complexity, scope, and duration. The firm operates alongside Promontory Financial Group in more than 50 countries, from offices throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia, including the Middle East.

Service Portfolio

PRR delivers flexible AML and KYC component services and end-to-end outsourced solutions that draw on the firm’s deep understanding of global regulatory requirements, highly experienced resources, knowledge of industry best practices, strong quality control and information security, and scalability. The firm provides clients with economic leverage to improve business operations and financial performance.

Program-Specific Enhancements

Evaluate and optimize existing processes:

  • AML Rule Calibration and Testing
  • AML Look-Back Reviews with Exam Preparation
  • KYC Account Testing

Component and End-to-End Services

Add capacity to in-house AML and KYC teams, and outsource entire functions:

  • AML Transaction Monitoring
  • Annual AML Rule Calibration and Testing
  • Sanctions Screening
  • KYC Account Refresh
  • Enhanced Due Diligence
  • Screening for Politically Exposed Persons
  • Onboarding New Customer Accounts

The PRR Approach

Direct access to Promontory Financial Group’s global roster of senior regulatory and industry experts supplements PRR’s team of experienced management and compliance professionals. PRR uses state-of-the-art technology to drive efficient, high-quality operations.


  • Analytics: Predictive and prescriptive analytical methods enable smart decision-making to focus operations on activities that add value
  • Tools: Business-process management technology creates a controlled and efficient workflow that produces auditable results
  • Security: Operations centers are supported by systems and information security that have passed inspection by the world’s largest financial institutions
  • Reporting: Comprehensive dashboards and reports provide transparency into key performance indicators
  • Seamless Integration: Solutions integrate with client systems or are managed through PRR’s technology platforms


  • Subject-Matter Expertise: CAMS-certified AML professionals possess in-depth understanding of regulatory requirements and industry best practices
  • Scalability: Teams are quickly scalable within the U.S. and abroad
  • Training: Employees receive rigorous subject-matter and engagement-specific training


  • Uncompromising Quality: Teams dedicated to quality control and assurance ensure adherence to regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Financial Leverage: Economies of scale result in increased efficiency and cost savings
  • Variable Demand: Flexible delivery solutions address unforeseen volumes or ongoing operations
  • Process Optimization: Methodologies focus on re-engineering workflow and incorporating automation

Representative Engagements

Recent experience relevant to AML, fraud, and KYC projects includes:

  • For a global bank based in the U.S., designed requirements for the remediation of KYC files for PEPs across global retail and commercial lines of business, including KYC standards for commercial customers with PEP involvement.
  • Performed ongoing fraud investigations at a money-services business, reviewing suspicious transactions and recommending the filing of suspicious-activity reports.
  • For a global bank based in the U.K., reviewed and directed remediation by bank personnel of KYC files for small and medium-sized enterprises in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Remediated KYC files for foreign correspondent-bank customers of a global financial institution based in Asia.
  • For a global bank based in Canada, designed an enterprisewide approach to information sharing in an AML program, with respect to both KYC information and suspicious activity.
  • Developed and implemented an AML program for a major U.S.-based technology company’s new payment business.
  • For a large foreign company, conducted a fraud investigation of selected accounting transactions and events, collecting and analyzing records in three countries in 40 days.
  • Assessed the effectiveness of a large U.S. bank’s transaction-monitoring system, involving the processing of more than 600 million banking transactions from multiple countries and business units.
  • For a leading European bank, conducted a look-back review of 500,000 flagged transactions for potential sanctions violations.