WeiserMazars LLP has completed its merger with ICS Consulting Partners, a boutique internal audit, regulatory compliance and credit risk management consulting firm catering to the banking industry.

ICS’ co-founders, John White and John Palmer, are now principals at WeiserMazars, where they will lead the Banking Internal Audit practice along with their ICS professional team. The merger significantly expands WeiserMazars’ Governance, Risk & Compliance Services capabilities.

“We are pleased to have industry leaders John White and John Palmer, and their outstanding team, join our firm,” WeiserMazars managing partner Douglas Phillips said in statement. “They significantly enhance and expand our bank consulting capabilities, providing our clients with the most comprehensive solutions available in an ever-changing regulatory climate and positioning us for further growth.”

ICS Consulting Partners is a leader in providing risk management services to banking institutions. ICS creates, implements and maintains customized internal audit, regulatory compliance, and credit risk management programs for clients that range from the world’s largest financial institutions to community banks.

“WeiserMazars’ stellar reputation and international reach were very appealing to us,” said ICS CEO John White. “Our expertise in delivering personalized, attentive services to banking institutions matches WeiserMazars’ client-driven culture.