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What We Do

Fueling global financial innovation with risk management excellence.

Who We Serve

Our clients include: venture-backed financial innovation companies (FinTechs, crypto, blockchain, Web3, and Artificial Intelligence companies); global banks and investors; regional banks; and governments.

About Us

Scepter3 Global Advisors is a strategic advisory firm providing a suite of compliance and risk management services to high growth financial and technology innovation companies, banks, and governments. Our team of experts help clients identify, monitor, and mitigate risks while ensuring regulatory compliance. We partner with our clients to provide customized solutions that fit their unique business needs.

Hybrid experience

Our Approach

Elite Expertise. Local Insights.

At Scepter3 Global, we believe in the immense power of innovation to define our future, we believe in pioneering partnerships, and in risk management as fuel. We leverage our extensive networks and solutions to enable our clients to reach their audacious, world-changing goals.

  • Unparalleled Excellence: We are uncompromising in the quality of our products and services.

  • World-Leading Expertise Meets Emerging Markets Mastery: We understand that in addition to financial and regulatory risks, businesses face cultural, social, and political risks.With our roots in and vast knowledge of emerging markets, and bolstered by our global expertise, we are adept at cross-cultural communication and helping clients navigate geopolitical risks.

  • Traditional Finance Meets Innovative Finance: We bring our unmatched experience from the world's leading financial institutions and crypto companies to fuel the success of your business.

  • The Foresight Advantage: Beyond managing immediate risks, our approach includes proactive analysis, clear and incisive communication, and the identification of future risks and opportunities.

Our Approach

Our Team


Scepter3 is a collective of Ivy-league trained legal, compliance, and business experts with over three decades of experience. Our extensive experience includes the world's leading banks, financial institutions, and crypto companies, as well as teaching and research experience in legal academia.


At Scepter3 Global Advisors, we are committed to helping our clients innovate, grow, and expand, while navigating uncertainty and complying with applicable regulations.

Meet our President and CEO

  • Chinwe Esimai is a leading global expert in law and compliance risk management, with over two decades of experience. She is a highly sought-after expert on the future of finance and on the intersection of banking and innovation. She is a trusted advisor to firms, founders, and regulators at the highest levels around the world.

  • She most recently served as Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer for Legacy Franchises at Citigroup, Inc. Prior to that, she was Chief Anti-Bribery Officer at Citigroup. She’s the first person to hold these titles in the bank’s history. 

  • Chinwe obtained her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. She has received numerous professional awards, including: American Banker Most Powerful Women in Banking, Crain's New York Business Notable Diverse Leaders in Banking & Finance, Diversity Woman Magazine Elite 100 Black Women Changing the Face of Corporate America, and Tropics Magazine’s Most Powerful Africans Shaping the Future of Africa. She's spoken or has been featured at the United Nations, Forbes, Black Enterprise, SXSW, Time100, Essence Festival, Harvard Business School, and Knowledge at Wharton.

  • She began her career as a corporate associate at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae LLP and was assistant professor of law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in political science, summa cum laude, from the City College of New York. 

  • Beginning in 2016, Chinwe provided compliance risk management advisory to startup and mid-stage FinTech companies across the globe as part of Citi’s Tech4Integrity Challenge.

  • She is the author of Brilliance Beyond Borders: Remarkable Women Leaders Share the Power of Immigrace (Harper Horizon, 2022) and host of the Brilliance Beyond Borders podcast.

Our Solutions

Strategic Solutions for Global Businesses

We provide solutions that enable our clients to effectively navigate regulatory uncertainty, and mitigate the highest compliance risks facing their businesses.
Our clients also use us as a brain trust, leveraging our vast strategic expertise as they grow and expand.

Compliance Risk Management Strategies for Applicable Laws, Rules, and Regulations

Strategic Growth Advisory

Government Advisory

Our suite of customized solutions include, but are not limited to:

  • Compliance risk assessments and gap analyses; financial crime and fraud risk advisory, including Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery, and Sanctions; customer and third-party onboarding, due diligence, and risk management; compliance policies and procedures; and design and delivery of compliance training.




37 Main Street, 

Suite 1080

Sparta, NJ 07871


+1 (973) 787-5040

Toll Free: +1 (877) 680-2260 

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