Bird & Bird Case Study

Automating the Screening of Clients to Minimise Risk and Operational Cost

Background Bird & Bird is an international law firm combining legal expertise with deep industry knowledge to help clients achieve their commercial goals. The firm has over 1,100 lawyers in 27 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia as well as close ties with firms in other parts of the world.

Bird & Bird have been using Accuity’s Online Compliance for client on-boarding, matter inception and ad-hoc checking of existing clients since 2011. The firm recently decided to expand its customer screening controls to review their clients on an on-going basis. This has helped reduce risk and operational costs as well as maintain the firm’s excellent reputation by ensuring all active clients are in line with their risk appetite…