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ZIGRAM forms a strategic partnership with Fortrex Technologies to deliver Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime Compliance solutions to clients in the US

ZIGRAM, a Regulatory Technology company, that specializes in solutions for the Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) and Emerging Risk space, has entered a strategic partnership with Fortrex Technologies, a leading Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) solutions company based out of North Carolina, US. This partnership will enable Fortrex and ZIGRAM to deliver Risk, AML, and FCC solutions to financial services companies in US.

The goal of this partnership is to combine Fortrex Technologies’ expertise in offering Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) solutions to the US financial services industry with ZIGRAM’s deep technology capabilities, data assets and solutions via its products (, and Dragnet Alpha (

Bill Schnieder, EVP Risk Management at Fortrex Technologies, said, “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with ZIGRAM, one of the fastest-growing RegTech and Data Asset companies in the world. This alliance enables us to expand our reach and offer innovative risk-relevant solutions to our clients, while also strengthening our position in the US market.”

Abhishek Bali, Co-founder and CEO of ZIGRAM, said, “We are excited to partner with Fortrex Technologies, a company that has a strong reputation in offering Risk Management solutions to the financial institutions in the US. This alliance will allow us to expand our presence in the US market and offer our innovative screening and risk-monitoring products to a wider audience. We look forward to collaborating with Fortrex and achieving mutual success.”

About Fortrex Technologies:

Fortrex Technologies focuses on providing third-party risk management (TPRM) solutions to small, medium, and large financial institutions. With customized services, affordable pricing, and high-level compliance expertise, they help organizations get and stay compliant with regulatory guidelines in the US.

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ZIGRAM is a leading regulatory technology company, focused on the Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Crime Compliance and Emerging Risk space. The organization offers cutting-edge SaaS and Data Asset products across use cases such as sanctions & PEP screening, adverse press coverage, risk monitoring, AML events, supply chain risk, due diligence reports, early warning system and country watchlists. It is one of the few companies in the world to offer “Integrated RegTech Stack” – Data, Technology & Services – solutions to clients.

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Fortrex Technologies is pleased to announce our recent partnership with Patrick Delehanty of Schooley Mitchell.

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Contact Patrick directly if you are interested in his services.

Patrick Delehanty | Strategic-Partner | Schooley Mitchell
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New Strategic Partnership Announcement

Compliance Education Institute and Fortrex Technologies, LLC partner to deliver comprehensive services

May 1, 2019 – Furthering their dedication to provide comprehensive third party risk management (TPRM) services, Compliance Education Institute and Fortrex Technologies, LLC, are pleased to announce our new strategic partnership.

Compliance Education Institute provides comprehensive, detailed, and practical third party risk management certification courses to a variety of market sectors, demonstrating its strong foundational components that can be leveraged anywhere. Compliance Education Institution’s Certified Regulatory Vendor Program Manager (CRVPM®) designation has become a standard for third party risk managers, auditors, compliance officers, information security officers, vendor relationship owners and many others who own the TPRM program or manage vendor relationships.

Fortrex Technologies offers VendSure®, an enhanced due diligence service. Fortrex provides expert analysis of vendor documentation, including SSAE SOC reports, with focus on 30 industry controls around FFIEC and ISO standards. The resulting VendSure® Report contains easy-to-understand recommendations to assist with risk mitigation activities.

Financial institutions and healthcare service providers are constantly looking to improve their security posture and that of their vendors. It’s no secret that managing a TPRM program requires constant attention to regulatory updates, encouraging employees to complete analyses in a timely manner, and determining what to do to mitigate risk. With this new partnership, TPRM program managers will have the opportunity to improve their skill sets and programs with incisive, focused training and certification while concentrating on the due diligence analysis results and evaluating and executing mitigating actions based on clear recommendations.

“We’re very enthusiastic about the new partnership with Fortrex,” said Mick Kless, founder and CEO of Compliance Education Institute. “Their in-depth documentation analysis and recommendations provide a key support function to a facet of TPRM that is always inundated with work and struggling to keep up. Their deep expertise and timely reporting will provide an outstanding support mechanism for our clients.”

“We are excited about the opportunities this partnership provides our clients to increase their knowledge and obtain an industry standard certification.,” said Bill Schneider, EVP of Risk Management for Fortrex Technologies, LLC. “CEI’s training and certification will improve clients’ TPRM programs, improve their institution’s risk posture, and make each financial institution a stronger part of the economy.”

About Compliance Education Institute
Compliance Education Institute (CEI)’s mission is to provide detailed, practical education regarding many different specialized facets of third party risk management (TPRM). Now in its sixth year, CEI’s CRVPM® course is still the #1 vendor management program certification course with more than 1,800 graduates in 14 countries, many of whom have gone on to take the CRVPM Level ll and Level lll advanced courses. Due to the solid set of fundamentals taught in the CRVPM course, it has transcended market sectors and includes banking, insurance, retail, audit & consulting, brokerage & securities, automotive, mortgage & lending, and healthcare. Certification courses are available online and onsite.

Media Contact: Mick Kless,, 732.800.0744, ext. 6
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About Fortrex Technologies, LLC
Fortrex Technologies, LLC is a team of compliance experts who provide third party risk management (TPRM) solutions to small, medium, and large financial institutions and healthcare service providers. With our customized services, affordable pricing, and high-level expertise, we can help your institution get and stay compliant with regulatory guidelines—so that you can focus on your customers.

Founded in 1997, Fortrex Technologies, Inc. began as a market leader in providing IT Governance and Risk services and solutions. Today, our focus is building partnerships with you, whether you need an end-to-end TPRM solution, a la carte compliance services, or an advisor to weigh in on decisions.

Media Contact: Bill Schneider,, 240-575-7463
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