PwC Strengthens Its Financial Crime Services with NICE Actimize Relationship

PwC US and NICE Actimize to provide clients with an innovative technology platform to fight financial crime

April 7, 2016

NEW YORK, April 7, 2016 – PwC US today announced that it has launched a joint business relationship and delivery partner agreement with NICE Actimize in its effort to help organizations fight financial crime. As the magnitude of terrorism financing, money laundering, rogue trading, fraud and other forms of financial crime continues to grow, organizations are looking to utilize advanced surveillance technologies, case management and other compliance methodologies to better protect themselves.

Through this relationship, organizations will be able to obtain regulatory consulting and technology solutions models to help detect financial crime. Combining NICE Actimize’s innovative technology platform with PwC’s deep industry and regulatory insights will allow companies to have a more holistic view of risk across their organizations while mitigating and preventing potential AML, Fraud and Trade compliance violations.

“For our clients, fighting financial crime is paramount to the success of their business, and technology is critical to this effort,” said John Sabatini, PwC’s Advanced Risk and Compliance Analytics Solutions Leader. “Our collaboration with NICE Actimize provides organizations – and not just financial institutions – with the advanced analytics solutions they need to protect themselves as the stakes for getting the necessary controls and processes in place continue to rise.”

PwC and NICE Actimize will team to help clients in the following ways:
  1. Support tailored implementation, optimization, and testing of systems on both local and global levels
  2. Create cutting-edge models to help monitor for emerging financial crime risks
  3. Ensure technology environments are more effective and efficient through industry benchmarking and standardization
     

“We’re excited to work with PwC to provide our clients with the deep industry knowledge and analytics capabilities they need to thrive amid growing threats of financial crime. Through this joint business relationship, PwC and NICE Actimize can better help organizations comply with ever-changing regulations and keep ahead of the challenges of financial crime,” said Joe Friscia, President of NICE Actimize.

“By combining our intellectual capital, both companies are working to serve a common purpose of helping society solve important problems and enhancing the controls that our clients absolutely need in today’s rapidly changing risk environment,” said Vikas Agarwal, Partner and PwC’s Actimize Alliance Leader.

“Companies look to PwC for global leadership in financial crime prevention strategies and program execution. Our relationship with NICE Actimize complements our already strong consulting services with powerful new technologies.” said Sean Joyce, PwC's Financial Crimes Unit Leader.

About NICE Actimize
NICE Actimize is the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance solutions for regional and global financial institutions, as well as government regulators. Consistently ranked as number one in the space, NICE Actimize experts apply innovative technology to protect institutions and safeguard consumers and investors assets by identifying financial crime, preventing fraud and providing regulatory compliance. The company provides real-time, cross-channel fraud prevention, anti-money laundering detection, and trading surveillance solutions that address such concerns as payment fraud, cybercrime, sanctions monitoring, market abuse, customer due diligence and insider trading. Find us at www.nice.com/actimize, @NICE_Actimize or NASDAQ:NICE.

About PwC US
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com​.

CONTACTS:
Jane Nam
PwC US
+1-646-428-9055
jane.nam@pwc.com

Cindy Morgan-Olson
NICE Actimize
+1-212-851-8842
Cindy.Morgan-Olson@niceactimize.com

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