Foreign Due Diligence and Investigations

Risk management, internal control

Video

Foreign Due Diligence and Investigations

Speaker: Cynthia Hetherington, MLS, MSM, CFE, CII

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    75m

In this video, we will review available databases and open sources for a variety of countries to conduct international due diligence and background checks.

Learning outcomes

  • Upon completion of the course, field investigators will be able to conduct international due diligence investigations, navigate and utilize social networks in specific countries, and spot indicators to fraudulent practices and shell companies.

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Product information

Overview

International due diligence is vital for business success and management. It can be a straightforward task, if you know how to use the right resources from the plethora of information available. In this video, we will review available databases and open sources for a variety of countries to conduct international due diligence and background checks.

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Basic knowledge of, or general experience in, forensic accounting, business valuation, or litigation
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:75m
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speaker

  • Cynthia Hetherington, MLS, MSM, CFE, CII

    Cynthia Hetherington, MLS, MSM, CFE, CII is the founder and president of Hetherington Group, a consulting, publishing, and training firm that leads in due diligence, corporate intelligence, and cyber investigations by keeping pace with the latest security threats and assessments. She has authored three books on how to conduct investigations, is the publisher of the newsletter, Data2know: Internet and Online Intelligence, and has trained over 20,000 investigators, security professionals, attorneys, accountants, auditors, military intelligence professionals, and federal, state, and local agencies on best practices.

    For more than 25 years, Ms. Hetherington has led national and international investigations in corporate due diligence and fraud, personal asset recovery, and background checks. With a specialization in the financial, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industries, her investigations have recovered millions of dollars in high profile corruption cases, assisting on the investigations of the top two Ponzi cases in United States history.

    Ms. Hetherington provides expert commentary for national and international media outlets, including, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Irish Times, Washington Times, ABC News, and VoiceAmerica. Ms. Hetherington has presented at over 500 conferences across North America. In 2012, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners named her the James Baker Speaker of the Year.

    In 2015, Ms. Hetherington founded the OSMOSIS Institute, host of the annual OSMOSIS Conference. Hundreds of investigators across the nation attend to gain insights into Open Source Intelligence and receive training from the most recognized social media and open source trainers in North America.