Danos Group


Danos Group is a leading provider of permanent and interim Compliance, Risk and Legal recruitment services in the Financial Services arena across EMEA, the Americas, and APAC.

We pride ourselves on being able to match talent not just to the requirements of the role, but also to the style of the organisation.

Danos Associates is a leading contingency and search firm specialising in mid to senior level permanent hires across the Financial Services sector.  We deliver a personalised, discreet recruitment and selection service to an elite client base across a global market.

As one of the leading Legal, Risk and Compliance recruitment agencies we deliver top quality professionals to financial services firms...

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Danos Consulting provides experienced Legal, Risk and Regulatory interim and consultancy professionals to the Financial Services sector including consultancies. With an unparalleled talent network, we provide experienced, first class practitioners cost effectively.

We have a bench of over 800 Compliance, Risk and Legal Consultants, which we use to resource projects...

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Danos Associates is the leading global supplier of professionals with offices in Europe, the Americas, and Asia Pacific.


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Webinar Highlights | Diversity, Equality & Inclusion In Banking & Finance | Implementing Inspirational Strategies


Recorded on Thursday 25th February 2021.




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08 Mar

We are celebrating International Women’s Day and we are striking the #ChooseToChallenge pose, to show our commitment to choose to challenge inequality, call out bias, question stereotypes, and help forge an inclusive world.  

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We realise we have the power as a recruitment company to actively influence the inflow of under-represented groups into the sector we service, thereby helping to advance the Diversity, Inclusion and Equality agenda.

To find out more, please contact us, email: diversity@danosassociates.com

#IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge #DanosGroup #DanosAssociates # DanosConsulting #Equality #DiversityandInclusion    

22 Feb

The Danos Team have successfully completed “21 Challenges In 21 Days” to raise awareness and funds for Leadership Through Sport & Business (LTSB), a social mobility charity that prepares and supports bright young people from disadvantaged backgrounds into meaningful roles within Business and Finance, and Digital / Technology.

It has been an exhilarating 21 days, view how we got on with the challenges…

Thank you everyone for your support, if you can, please help us reach our fundraising target by donating here – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/danos-group

With Thanks

The Danos Team

Any firms interested in employing an LTSB Apprentice please contact careers@leadershipthroughsport.org.

Find out more about LTSB – LTSB “More than an Apprenticeship” Video | LTSB (leadershipthroughsport.org)

17 Feb

Financial Crime is a critical risk to businesses, there are a broad range of new and emerging criminal challenges facing organisations as a direct impact of the pandemic.

  • With limitations on international travel, conventional transnational organised crime schemes have been greatly affected, organised crime has diversified into fraud and cybercrime to respond to the changing environment.
  • Consumer spending patterns have changed, this has affected the ability of institutions to understand whether customer activity and behaviour is different from the normal baseline.
  • Increased number of vulnerable individuals seeking quick cash or means of substituting income. Criminals have capitalised on this, recruiting those experiencing financial hardship to act as money mules to transfer illicit funds.
  • A surge in internet-banking, resulting in additional volumes of online activity has created challenges in identifying suspicious transactions related to money laundering and fraud.
  • It has been reported that permanent working from home set-ups across the globe hinders first-line defence (self-policing) in a business and can limit the ability of compliance functions (second line defence) to act in an oversight and advisory capacity. This increases the risk of potential market manipulation and insider dealing offences.

Global authoritative bodies have published advisory papers outlining the evolving anti-financial crime challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Firms should consider the following to strengthen their position:

  • Actively and proactively engage with regulators or authoritative bodies to gain greater understanding of the typologies and trends emerging from the pandemic, and factor these into their transaction monitoring rules and calibrations.
  • Investment in technology to apply sophisticated risk-based scoring and prioritisation to manage spikes and prevent backlogs.
  • Continue to apply rigour and challenge when assessing customer behaviour and activity – data from previous global events (for example the 2007–8 financial crisis) indicate that criminals actively work to find new ways to exploit public uncertainties and fear.

The Danos Group is a leading supplier of Financial Crime and Compliance personnel to the financial services industry globally, we are extremely well-placed to find you the best permanent and interim candidates.

Danos Associates is the leading global search firm. Our unparalleled network of professionals makes us the first choice for the world’s major financial services firms. We use our experience and market knowledge to help you land the best people for your permanent roles.

Please contact Denis Spearman if you would like to discuss your permanent hiring requirements.

Tel: +44 (0) 207 371 8332
Email: dspearman@danosassociates.com

Danos Consulting can support firms from risk assessment to implementation of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) governance structures, staff training and vendor selection, and client screening and monitoring practices.

We have an experienced bench of Financial Crime professionals from more senior MLROs (Money Laundering Reporting Officers) level consultants to more hands-on transaction monitoring, sanctions screening, AML/KYC practitioners. These consultants can be setup remotely at first to be able to assist as soon as possible.

Please contact Bradley Handelaar if you would like to discuss any interim/consultancy requirements you have now or in the future.

Tel: +44 (0) 207 010 1154
Email: bhandelaar@danosconsulting.com

Source: https://www.regulationtomorrow.com/africa/financial-crime-outlook-2021-and-beyond-2/