Every port call is screened, including every appointment, every proforma disbursement account (PDA), and every final disbursement account (FDA).
DA-Desk’s built-in compliance service delivers trade and economic sanctions compliance, Know Your Counterparty (KYC) checks, bank account verification, information security compliance, payment approval and transaction monitoring, anti-financial crime (AFC) screening, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and Disbursement Account validation checks.
Using data from multiple providers such as Dow Jones and Accuity, DA-Desk carries out screening and checks against:
In the past few years, we have prevented over a hundred fraudulent and phishing attempts, saving our customers and agents over $5 million that would otherwise have been lost to fraud.
We are audited (Deloitte’s annual ISAE 3402 Type II audit), to complement and support your SOX compliance requirements:
DA-Desk checks DAs and invoices for irregularities and inconsistencies in the value of those invoices – we do this combining our specialists and automation. DA-Desk’s proprietary system which does this is named as DA Validation Engine (DAVE).
Issues that arise are resolved directly by the DA-Desk team, providing you with two benefits:
Our processes and controls are certified and compliant with:
Ardmore Shipping has been a DA-Desk customer for more than 5 years. Apart from the efficiency and savings, safety checks, and VMS integration, compliance is an important part for them. Read the story >>>
The compliance element is a major benefit to us. Presently, compliance is crucial, and we rely completely on DA-Desk’s scalability to conduct the required checks and action related notifications as needed. It’s very helpful.
Robert Gaina, Director of Commercial Operations, Ardmore Shipping
“DA-Desk is very good at ensuring that we remain compliant with sanctions and how we remit funds.”
Dorte Christensen, Vice President Operations & Claims, Hafnia
“The AFC checks done in DA-Desk are an important comfort for us – it is not something we could do on our own. DA-Desk has the resources to mitigate the risk for us.”
Oskar Fabricius, CFO, Ultrabulk
“It’s important to have a company like DA-Desk who have the structures in place to assist users with compliance.”
Giuseppe Oliveri, Fleet Manager at d’Amico Group