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BNY Mellon Joins TruSight as Key Investor and Client to Transform Third-Party Risk Management

TruSight, Created By Leading Financial Industry Participants, is an Innovative Industry Initiative To Combine Best Practices, Standardize Processes and Deliver Comprehensive Third-Party Risk Assessment Services

NEW YORK, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — TruSight announced today the addition of BNY Mellon as a key investor and client, joining the company's founding members — American Express, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo. TruSight was formed to simplify and streamline third-party risk assessment and establish industry-wide best practices. TruSight offers comprehensive assessment services based on a standardized Best Practices Questionnaire delivered over the company's managed-services platform.

"We are pleased to welcome BNY Mellon to TruSight as an investor and client, supporting the industry's establishment of best practices and simplified process for third-party risk assessment," said Abel Clark, CEO of TruSight. "Through the collective expertise of our clients, investors and third-parties, TruSight uniquely brings together industry participants to streamline third-party risk assessment. Our Best Practices Questionnaire and comprehensive assessment methodology were developed through an inclusive, industry-led effort leveraging the expertise and experience of our investors and clients. TruSight's managed-services model provides a substantially more efficient assessment process, streamlined to reduce duplication and cost. Our secure platform and comprehensive assessment services simplify the burdensome aspects of conducting third-party assessments to benefit financial institutions, their suppliers and partners, and the industry as a whole."

BNY Mellon Embracing Innovation
"We are committed to creating industry standards around risk assessment and information validation for third-party risk management. Our investment in TruSight reflects our ongoing effort to innovate and enhance our operational business processes. We look forward to contributing our expertise to this important industry initiative," said Carol Britton, COO, Corporate Services, BNY Mellon. "We believe TruSight's approach will elevate standards across the industry by facilitating best-in-class third-party assessments to support our risk management processes."

About BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. As of Dec. 31, 2017, BNY Mellon had $33.3 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.9 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com. Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at www.bnymellon.com/newsroom for the latest company news.

About TruSight

TruSight is the best-practices third-party risk-assessment service created by leading financial institutions for the collective benefit of the financial services industry including customers, suppliers, partners, and other third parties. TruSight simplifies third-party assessments by executing best-practice, standardized assessments once and making them available to many – enabling financial institutions to gain greater visibility into potential risks and manage third-party relationships more efficiently and effectively.

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Laura Nelson or Kay Kelly
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Coronavirus Statement

Our highest priority at TruSight Solutions is to maintain health and safety, and we are closely monitoring the global situation regarding the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19.) At the same time, we remain steadfast in our commitment to deliver assessment products of the highest quality for our customers and assessed parties. In light of these dual goals, this statement addresses precautions and strategies that TruSight is implementing with respect to on-site assessments and the assessors who conduct these facility visits.

Assessors who have been assigned to conduct on-site assessments have attested that they have not traveled in the past 30 days to a country with a Level 2 or Level 3 designation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (A Level 2 alert is for enhanced precautions, and a Level 3 warning is to avoid non-essential travel.)

Upon request, each individual assigned assessor will confirm this assurance in writing via email.

Any assessor currently conducting an assessment in an affected country is bound by the country’s domestic regulations and will remain in that country as long as required.

Assessors have been instructed to escalate any personal travel concerns to their manager. Individual concerns will be respected and assignments adjusted accordingly.

For reasons of health and safety, there could be a delay in conducting an assessment and/or delivering a product where a country is prohibiting travel or otherwise inhibiting movement that is necessary for such assessment. In this event, we will inform impacted vendors and customers as soon as we become aware of the situation. We may also propose performing a remote assessment in lieu of an on-site assessment and making adjustments accordingly.

As the coronavirus situation quickly evolves, TruSight is closely following developments from the World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other domestic and international bodies. If you have questions or concerns, please reach out directly to your TruSight contacts.

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