Monitoring & Independent Oversight

Trusted independence.

Courts, government agencies, self-regulatory organizations, and private parties engage Ankura to provide efficient and effective independent oversight in connection with a wide range of administrative matters, civil suits, bankruptcy proceedings, and other regulatory and criminal enforcement actions. In these various roles, Ankura professionals are charged with overseeing and reporting on organizations’ performance pursuant to imposed compliance obligations and other regulatory requirements; managing the operations and assets of troubled business enterprises for the benefit of creditors and defrauded parties; and overseeing the administration of mass claims processes. We leverage strong investigative and analytical capabilities, sophisticated technology tools, and a team of former regulators, prosecutors, in-house lawyers, and other professionals with the deep subject-matter and industry expertise needed to successfully meet the unique demands of today’s most complex and high-profile independent oversight engagements.

Our Solutions

Our Solutions Leverage the Expertise of:

Analytics & Data Strategy

Analytics, systems, and data expertise is essential in defining a robust monitoring and oversight plan. Our analytics team drives efficiency to an oversight role through automated testing and detailed reporting.


Many recent US regulatory settlements have involved the appointment of an independent monitor as part of a deferred prosecution agreement. When interested parties, regulators, or courts require an organization to appoint an independent party to oversee the company or evaluate a specific situation, Ankura anti-corruption professionals have the requisite in-depth experience to serve in those roles, or provide exceptional consulting support to those who do.

Anti-Money Laundering

Financial institutions are subject to enforcement actions by regulators including the appointment of a monitor to oversee the administration of AML compliance programs.

Compliance & Ethics

Our team of compliance and ethics program experts helps independent monitors in conducting relevant assessments of the programs that they are responsible for evaluating.


Ankura leads the planning efforts for anticipated regulatory enforcement and monitors on behalf of oversight bodies to confirm assurances of information integrity and appropriate use and access.

Monitoring & Independent Oversight

Our team of experts has developed a unique, simplified, and consolidated approach that enables entities of all shapes and sizes to maintain a healthy data ecosystem that promotes better data oversight, compliance, utilization, and protection.


Our eDiscovery experts provide the technology and workflow solutions to assist monitoring and independent oversight professionals identify fact patterns within email, chat, and business documents to aid with compliance and regulatory reviews.

Foreign Investments Advisory

Monitoring and oversight matters often cross borders and implicate sensitive public issues. Our team provides deep insight and hands-on experience helping our clients succeed with their most complex international risks and opportunities.

Forensic Accounting & Financial Investigations

For monitoring assignments, our team provides a full range of forensic investigation, transaction and internal control testing, compliance, and remediation services.

International Trade Controls

Monitorships and directed audits are sometimes imposed by U.S. trade control agencies. Our team has particular expertise helping organizations navigate oversight requirements credibly, effectively, and efficiently.


For monitoring assignments, Ankura can provide a full range of forensic investigation, transaction and internal control testing, compliance, and remediation services.


Ankura leverages a wealth of subject-matter experts in claims processing technology, operations, and data analytics, as well as former government regulators, investigators, and attorneys to oversee the implementation of claims processing and ensure that the terms of settlement agreements are properly implemented.

White Collar & Securities

Our team provides a full range of forensic investigation, transaction and internal control testing, compliance, and remediation services.