Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) Checks

Does your candidate appear on any politically exposed person (PEP) databases?

We can tailor packages of PEP checks, AML checks and financial probity to meet your regulatory needs, either independently or as part of a comprehensive employment screening package. Sign up for a free quote.

Who is a Politically Exposed Person (PEP)?

A politically exposed person is a person who has a prominent public function and therefore generally presents a higher risk for potential involvement in bribery and corruption due to their position and the influence they hold. Some examples include:

  • Heads of State
  • Heads of Government
  • Senior politicians
  • Senior government, judicial or military officials
  • Senior executives of state owned corporations
  • Important political party officials
  • Family members or close associates of the above
Identification

What is a PEP Check?

A PEP check or PEP screening involves a search of official politically exposed persons lists to reveal whether the candidate is listed as a politically exposed person.

We have access to a comprehensive range of PEP lists from all major sanctioning bodies, law enforcement agencies and financial regulators, giving you the most complete information and peace of mind when making your hiring and recruitment decisions.

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Why conduct PEP Checks / PEP Screening?

PEP checks and screening is conducted in order to identify high risk candidates and provide you with the forewarning and information to mitigate any economic, regulatory or reputational risk.

When should you conduct a PEP Check?

This search is recommended for all roles, but particularly when hiring for high-profile, executive or managerial-level roles where there is potential risk of involvement in or exposure to bribery and corruption.

How does Sterling RISQ conduct PEP Checks?

Sterling RISQ are experts in conducting PEP checks with years of experience in the industry. We have access to a comprehensive range of PEP lists from all major sanctioning bodies, law enforcement agencies and financial regulators, providing you with the most complete coverage of compliance data available. Our database is updated daily in real-time and is derived from thousands of public sources.

We are also able to provide you with related services like conducting checks on official sanctions lists and anti-corruption registers to provide you with a holistic screening service that you can rely on. Protect your business by getting in touch with us to obtain a free quote.

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