And do the right thing
And do the right thing
Financial services is the most heavily regulated industry worldwide.
As you seek to expand your footprint, into Asia obtain peace of mind by tapping on the best strategic advice in managing regulatory compliance issues.
CONFIDENCE: We have a depth and breadth of regulatory and compliance experience.
COMMUNITY: We have worked with a wide spectrum of global financial services firms (banks, insurance companies, broker-dealers, fund managers, financial advisory firms, corporate finance advisories), and some of the leading FinTech and blockchain-based businesses globally.
PRACTICAL & RISK-FOCUSED: We listen attentively and take a practical and risk-focused approach.
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: We love giving back to our Community. We organise Regulatory Meet-ups to explain the practical impact of new regulations to the industry, and other feedback which we channel back to regulators. We are active in the speaking circuit and contribute regularly to specialist regulatory compliance publications and platforms.
Ethikom was founded by Nizam Ismail.
Nizam has had a unique mix of experiences as a regulator (Division Head at the Monetary Authority of Singapore), Head of Compliance (at Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley in Singapore, covering Southeast Asia), and as Regulatory Consultant (as Head of Financial Services for a law firm, and co-Founder of a compliance consultancy in Southeast Asia).
He has worked with some of the leading global financial institutions and hundreds of international FinTech firms, both startups and unicorns.
He believes in taking a practical and risk-focused approach.
He is known as a thought leader in regulatory compliance matters in the region, having spoken in various international fora, and conducted consultations and workshops for regulators in the region.
Our introductory video, specially commissioned for the Singapore FinTech Festival.
Ethikom was derived by a play of the words "ethics" and "compliance" - two critical factors for financial services firms.
Our logo is inspired from the Indonesian "tikar", a woven mat made from dried leaves. The logo underscores the strong interplay of different success factors in determining the success of an organisation, including having good governance, risk management, compliance and a strong ethical foundation.