Within the complex business world there is an increasing need to know more about those with whom you do business, whether it is a more straight forward Know Your Customers (KYC) exercise or a review of a business partner, supplier, and distributor of your products or services. Alternatively, you may want an in-depth review of a business with which are looking to enter into a joint venture or to acquire or with whom you are in dispute.
As well as good practice, there is increasing legislation (FCPA, UK Bribery Act, Money Laundering Regulations 2007, US PATRIOT Act, Sarbanes Oxley) that can have a serious impact on the reputation and financial performance of an organisation. These impose requirements or suggest best practice on directors to take reasonable steps to protect their company and in some cases themselves from reputational damage, significant fines or even imprisonment.
By accessing only public records you can be confident that the turnaround times will be met and that you can rely on the information to support your decision making process.
We are proud to have experienced research teams dedicated to each country we cover. These teams have extensive knowledge, high expertise and great understanding of the country with which they deal and carry out local and English language searches in the media, in proprietary and in country specific databases.