Enhanced Due Diligence Experts
Established since 1999
Proximal Consulting have unrivalled experience in providing KYC enhanced due diligence background reports on individuals and companies on a global basis. We also offer a complementary range of services including AML training, country risk reports and bespoke investigations.
Our enhanced due diligence reports are tailor-made to our clients' specifications. They are totally different from the usual database-led reports that often fail to meet enhanced due diligence requirements. Our reports present clear, accurate and confidential findings which enable our clients to make informed business decisions and to fulfill their AML obligations.
We work with a variety of global clients including regulatory agencies, law firms, individual companies, private banks, trust companies and other firms in the financial sector.
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Since our formation in 1999, we have developed a highly successful and discreet practice that focuses on assisting global clients with their anti-money laundering (AML), know your customer (KYC) and enhanced due diligence (EDD) requirements.
As a fully qualified UK banker and an acknowledged AML expert, Peter Lilley (founder of Proximal Consulting) is uniquely placed to work with financial clients on a global basis.
Using an international network of reliable associates, our core team of fifteen professional, fully trained, multi-lingual staff led by Peter Lilley delivers a comprehensive range of AML, KYC and EDD services tailored to the individual needs of our clients.
Client confidentiality is paramount – we never divulge (under any circumstances) the names of our clients or the type of work we carry out for them. All information provided to us by our clients is treated with the utmost discretion. It is our aim to establish long-term partnerships with our clients so that we can be trusted completely to assist them in the most delicate and sensitive matters. Since our formation in 1999, we have established and maintained numerous client relationships where this is the case.
Our enhanced due diligence reports are tailor-made to each client's specific objectives, differing from the usual database-led reports that often fail to meet enhanced due diligence requirements. Our reports present clear, accurate and confidential findings which enable our clients to make informed business decisions and to fulfill their legal and regulatory obligations.
Proximal Consulting was founded in 1999 by Peter Lilley, initially to assist a small group of private banking clients to fulfill their KYC requirements. Since then the firm has expanded to a broader global reach, with a truly international and diverse client base, whilst still retaining the confidential and tailor-made approach on which the firm was founded. The resources section provides case examples, FAQs and fact sheets on AML topics alongside our white papers archive.
Peter Lilley, the founder of Proximal Consulting, has over thirty years’ experience of KYC, complex international investigations, anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud prevention.
Peter also acts as an adviser to various blue chip companies and individuals in respect of anti-money laundering, business crime prevention and corporate integrity issues. He is the author of a number of publications and books on various AML and KYC topics.
Peter holds the following educational and professional qualifications:
Before establishing Proximal Consulting, Peter Lilley worked for a large UK financial institution for thirteen years, where he created and headed its fraud and AML prevention and investigation department. He then went on to become a shareholder and group operations director of a London based international investigations company.
He has personally carried out complex on the ground investigations in numerous jurisdictions including the United States, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Finland, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
Peter Lilley has frequently been described as "a leading expert" in AML. He has been quoted in, or written articles for, publications such as the Daily Mail, The Observer, Sunday Business, the Sunday Express, International Finance magazine, White Collar Crime Fighter, PC Home, Director magazine, Accountancy Age and the Financial Times. He has appeared on various radio and TV channels including BBC TV, BBC Radio 4, BBC Five Live, BBC World Service, numerous BBC local radio stations, CNN, Australian Radio and Canadian Public Broadcasting Radio.
He has also written widely on a variety of subjects. In 2006 the third edition of Peter Lilley’s book "Dirty Dealing: The Untold Truth About Global Money Laundering" was published by Kogan Page. Peter is also the author of "Hacked, Attacked & Abused: Digital crime exposed", published in 2002 by Kogan Page.