Investigations and disputes
Identify, reduce operational and reputational risk and increase certainty before decisions are made with excellent due diligence.
The truth can be hard to find. Hidden obstacles prevent you seeing the real picture. When considering any commercial opportunity, you need the full picture before you can make the right decision or negotiate any deal.
Before it is too late, we will help you reveal what you could get yourself into. So you are forewarned, able to take precautions and sort things out should the sticky stuff hit the fan.
It is not just a database search and off you go happy, we try to understand the behavioural characteristics of individual decision makers. Most cases certain character idiosyncrasies do leave a footprint.
Having the intelligence in your hand before you make is decision or go into a negotiation is extremely powerful.
Our global due diligence investigations also includes private investigation, surveillance, tracing and witness interviewing etc.
We work with some of the best people in the world, we are not joking.
We have in house expertise and established military grade relationships within cyber security, close protection, surveillance, satellite imagery, forensic accounting and IT
To achieve a successful and just outcome, any complex legal or business dispute – whether litigation or arbitration – needs intelligence and professional investigation skills at its heart.
We unearth evidence by speaking to the people who know what has happened, and produce information on both the background and context of the dispute to help you present an effective case.
Basic Due Diligence
Includes credit check, online address confirmation, reference checks, confirmation of current company structure, shareholding and fiduciary performance and past appointments etc.
Enhanced Due Diligence
Basic due diligence and access to a multilingual research team and databases, social media monitoring, OSINT research, tracking sources like former colleagues and business partners
Deep Due Diligence
Enhanced due diligence and many other actions such as interviewing the target person or organisation. Physical confirmation of the targets home address and location of former employers. In-country human sources who know the market and political and social environment. Complete Public Domain research. Confidential interviews with informed specialists in target jurisdictions. Analysis to help contextualise, corroborate or refute information in the public domain.