What we do

Governance, Risk & Compliance

Centralis Governance, Risk and Compliance gives clients the freedom to focus on their core strengths and business strategy. Our solutions cover: regulatory and fund governance, management and reporting; accounting; and tax. We reduce risk, save time and improve costs. 

As a strategic partner to the investment management sector, Centralis Governance, Risk and Compliance work with more than 900 clients globally, reporting on over $130bn of AUM. These include financial services firms, their principals and other financial services professionals – ranging from start-ups and spinouts through to established firms and multinationals – with a key focus on supporting participants in the alternative investments sector with their international expansion objectives and addressing and embedding regulatory change.

Regulatory requirements can be a considerable burden for some firms, including those operating in private markets, and our specialist resources and experienced team are on hand to steer you through complex regulatory and fiscal requirements, helping you thrive. We have a passion for continuous improvement and innovation, with excellent customer service at the heart of everything we do.


Our Services

  • Prudential Governance
    Understanding the evolving financial impact of the new regime on a forward-looking basis is as important as understanding the direct impact today.
  • Prudential Monitoring
    Ongoing review of liquidity and capital adequacy and ad-hoc expert consulting to ensure embedded compliance with FCA rules.
  • COREP Reporting
    Fully-outsourced preparation/submission of quarterly Common Reporting.
  • Prudential Advice & Support
    Ad-hoc assignments including reviews, consulting and forecasting.
  • Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR)
    The IFPR will affect all MiFID investment firms, replacing old frameworks like ‘Exempt-CAD’, ‘BIPRU’ and ‘IFPRU’ in favour of better-suited purpose-built framework.
  • AIFMD Annex IV Reporting
    Fully-outsourced preparation/submission of reporting across all European jurisdictions.
  • RegData/Gabriel reporting to FCA
    Preparation/Submission of periodic reporting for any firm type.
  • Prudential health-check
    Detailed review of your compliance with prudential rules, guidance and best-practice.
  • FRR Reporting to Hong Kong SFC
    Preparation/Submission of periodic reporting for any firm type.
  • Pillar III disclosure
    Expert drafting of regulatory disclosures & hosting at www.pillar3.eu
  • ICARA Support Services
    Under IFPR, all in-scope investment firms will be required to create an ICARA. This replaces the ICAAP for some and is a new undertaking for many. We offer support with the ICARA process.
  • On-boarding services (KYC & AML checks and risk assessments)
  • Remediation projects
  • Investor and client risk profiling
  • Regulatory changes & impact assessments in multiple jurisdictions
  • Business procedures and processes review
  • Corporate governance framework analysis
  • Dedicated Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)

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  • Our Independent Fund Director team has extensive experience and expertise in Hedge and Alternative Fund services
  • Our team has a unique perspective on the challenges facing funds
  • We understand the value of independent, experienced, and proactive board members in driving success for a fund, its manager, and investors
  • Meet our Independent Fund Directors
The Team

Meet the Governance, Risk & Compliance team