Philip Sidney

Established nearly a decade ago, Philip Sidney is a multi-disciplinary consulting and training firm, specializing in financial crime prevention and helping clients fulfill their regulatory obligations. Our firm based in Amsterdam serves clients in many sectors including Financial Institutions, Aerospace & Defense, Oil & Gas / Offshore, Transport and Logistics, Manufacturing and Research & Development.


At Philip Sidney, we offer a tailor-made service to clients’ Customer and Transaction Due Diligence endeavours and effective monitoring of customers activity in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We have a team of experts who can assist clients in ensuring that their monitoring activities are performed according to the national, EU and US regulatory requirements. Most importantly, our professionals bring experience to the compliance arena as former regulators or in regulatory-related roles.


Other compliance regulatory risk management services we deliver to our clients include:

  • Sanctions Regulations – With stricter sanctions imposed by both United States and European Union on high risk countries, our team understands complex international trade regulations and we are vastly experienced through our previous works at major European banks to help businesses comply with sanction regulations.
  • Compliance Functions – We also assist organizations set up a compliance back-office functions, depending on the business nature and extent of the company.
  • Export Compliance – Banks active in International Trade and industries that facilitate transactions involving the export or transfer of military or dual-use goods must comply with national and international export regulations. For this purpose, we assist in classification of export goods; determine export license requirement and conduct sanctions screening on its end-user and end-destination.

Our firm also has an Iran-focused desk to help Iranian banks reintegrate into the global banking system. We have a dedicated team which includes a Farsi speaker to support this effort.

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