Develop intelligence regarding the veracity of rumors that a wealthy but reclusive businessman had been involved in bribery across Africa.
Assist a creditor in a bankruptcy proceeding to prepare for interrogatories by examining whether the subject, an independent director of the debtor company, had a history of self-interested decisions or of acting too favorably toward company insiders.
Conduct a full review of public records pertaining to a bribery scandal related to a transportation company in Canada, with a focus on determining the extent to which an individual of interest was or was not involved.
Investigate whether a number of individuals and companies located in Hong Kong had relationships with any of multiple other individuals and companies located in Singapore.
Review the background and track record of a mortgage lending professional to assess his suitability as a potential board member for a publicly traded company.
Assess the background and track record of the team leading the development of a new hotel on the Mediterranean.
Identify risks surrounding a potential investment in a Nasdaq-listed clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with operations in the Middle East and the United States.
Conduct a due diligence investigation of an individual accused of fraud.
Investigate the professional histories and reputations of the top management of a crypto-currency company to determine the legitimacy of claims put forward by the company.
Investigate the professional track record of a newly appointed chief compliance officer to uncover any potential legal, commercial, or reputational risks that could affect her performance in her new position.
Provide a client with a detailed overview of the impact of US sanctions on Iran vis-a-vis Chinese companies, focusing specifically on exemptions and waivers, and the process by which companies might be able to obtain these.
Assess the repercussions of a business dispute between two South Carolina real estate developers.
Identify and analyze potential political, regulatory, and reputational risk exposure for a US technology start-up proposing to enter the Indonesian market.
Provide a US payments processing company interested in entering a new market with a more comprehensive understanding of the local regulatory and political environment, as well as the associated political and commercial risks.
Investigate the board slate put forward by an activist investor in a proxy contest.
In light of media reports about a discrimination case, investigate whether there was a pattern of sexual harassment associated with a businessman.
Assist a shareholder activism campaign by assessing the financial standing of a financial executive at a well-known publicly traded US company.
Corroborate whether a brand’s social media following was genuine and as valuable as it was purported to be.
After an individual entered an office and began taking pictures, Forward Risk was asked to investigate if he might pose a threat to the client.