FINANCIAL INVESTIGATION AND BUSINESS PROTECTION

We minimize the risks connected to dealing with unreliable partners. We provide consulting services in the field of financial investigations, conflict resolution situations and asset management.
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FINANCIAL INVESTIGATION AND BUSINESS PROTECTION
We minimize the risks connected to dealing with unreliable partners. We provide consulting services in the field of financial investigations, conflict resolution situations and asset management.
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Business issues

Any company can encounter fraud, economic crime or other possible misconduct.
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Direct financial losses
Reputational risks
Costs for elimination of violations
Civil and criminal proceedings
STATISTICS

Economic crimes
and fraud in companies 2018−2020

35%
Customer Fraud
34%
Cybercrimes
31%
Misappropriation of assets
30%
Bribery and corruption
28%
Manipulation of accounting data
19%
Procurement fraud
17%
Human Resources Fraud
13%
Violation of the Law on Protection of Competition and Antitrust Laws
10%
Misuse of insider information
8%
Tax fraud

Economic crimes
and fraud in companies 2018-2020

STATISTICS
35%
Customer Fraud
Misappropriation of assets
31%
Bribery and corruption
30%
Manipulation of accounting data
28%
Human Resources Fraud
17%
Violation of the Law on Protection of Competition and Antitrust Laws
13%
Misuse of insider information
10%
Tax fraud
8%
Cybercrimes
34%
Procurement fraud
19%

Economic crimes
and fraud in companies 2018-2020

STATISTICS
35%
Customer Fraud
Cybercrimes
34%
Misappropriation of assets
31%
Bribery and corruption
30%
Manipulation of accounting data
28%
Procurement fraud
19%
Human Resources Fraud
17%
Violation of the Law on Protection of Competition and Antitrust Laws
13%
Misuse of insider information
10%
Tax fraud
8%

We can help minimize risks

Forensic
We are ready to conduct an independent financial investigation aimed at identifying and assessing financial risks resulting from unfair business practices.
In 2021 we helped our clients to save more than 5 bln rubles

Forensic-investigation is conducted

On regular basis
To check the financial performance of the company and preventive risk management.
When fraud or theft is suspected
To conduct an independent investigation, collect and process the evidence, recover the damages, locate and retrieve the assets.
In relationships with counterparties and partners
To avoid conflicts of interest and negative consequences.
In corporate conflicts and unfair competition
To check the financial performance of the company and preventive risk management.
When conducting significant transactions
To exclude damage and negative consequences during mergers and acquisition, when buying and selling business and assets.
When selling a share of a business or passing it on by inheritance
To assess the number of net assets and the possibility of maintaining control.
When changing the management team
To understand the actual state of affairs, to identify "time mines".
In negotiations, court settlements, and criminal prosecutions
To form the evidence that supports the legal position.
Results of the forensic investigation
You are to receive a detailed report that is going to help to understand the problem and realize where the fraud was committed. The report can be used in negotiations, in court and when contacting law enforcement agencies.

Forensic-investigation is conducted

Forensic-investigation is conducted
To check the financial performance of the company and preventive risk management.
When fraud or theft is suspected
To conduct an independent investigation, collect and process the evidence, recover the damages, locate and retrieve the assets.
In relationships with counterparties and partners
To avoid conflicts of interest and negative consequences.
In corporate conflicts and unfair competition
To check the financial performance of the company and preventive risk management.
When conducting significant transactions
To exclude damage and negative consequences during mergers and acquisition, when buying and selling business and assets.
When selling a share of a business or passing it on by inheritance
To assess the number of net assets and the possibility of maintaining control.
When changing the management team
To understand the actual state of affairs, to identify "time mines".
In negotiations, court settlements, and criminal prosecutions
To form the evidence that supports the legal position.
Results of the forensic investigation
You are to receive a detailed report that is going to help to understand the problem and realize where the fraud was committed. The report can be used in negotiations, in court and when contacting law enforcement agencies.

And we also carry out

Our employees have a wide range of competencies and many years of experience in consulting.
Risk Center has proprietary tools for automated analysis of large amounts of data.
In preparing the reports, all the materials undergo the quality control procedures in accordance with the best industry standards.
Competencies
Personal automated resources
Quality standards
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Our client’s privacy and reputation are our priority.
The reports are prepared by certified specialists and industry experts. We use expert knowledge to the maximum extent that contributes to the achievement of the project objectives.
Risk Center are the external experts, independent of internal corporate influence groups. We provide the client with objective information based on the results of the forensic investigation.
Preserving confidentiality and the customer’s reputation
Expertise
Independence
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Why we are being chosen

Our cases

Intellectual property

Entry:
A Swiss company has filed a lawsuit against a major Russian company to prohibit the use of its intellectual property.

What was done:
  1. The real beneficiaries of the company in a foreign jurisdiction were identified;
  2. The data was collected that allowed to strengthen the client’s position in the arbitration dispute;
  3. The action map for the client’s legal department was developed.

Case result:
A settlement agreement was concluded that saved the client company more than 500 million rubles.

Intellectual property

Entry:
A Swiss company has filed a lawsuit against a major Russian company to prohibit the use of its intellectual property.

What was done:
  1. The real beneficiaries of the company in a foreign jurisdiction were identified;
  2. The data was collected that allowed to strengthen the client’s position in the arbitration dispute;
  3. The action map for the client’s legal department was developed.

Case result:
A settlement agreement was concluded that saved the client company more than 500 million rubles.

Arbitration dispute

Entry:
A large Russian bank has been caught up in an arbitration dispute under the British law. As a result, the bank’s investment activities have been threatened.

What was done:
  1. More than 27 thousand transaction lines provided by the customer were tracked;
  2. Real beneficiaries of the arbitration process were identified;
  3. The movement of the asset in the dispute was mapped.

Case result:
The bank changed its status in the arbitration process to third party and its investment activities were resumed.

Arbitration dispute

Entry:
A large Russian bank has been caught up in an arbitration dispute under the British law. As a result, the bank’s investment activities have been threatened.

What was done:
  1. More than 27 thousand transaction lines provided by the customer were tracked;
  2. Real beneficiaries of the arbitration process were identified;
  3. The movement of the asset in the dispute was mapped.

Case result:
The bank changed its status in the arbitration process to third party and its investment activities were resumed.

Reports falsification

Given:
A large Russian investor discovered a low return on his investment in a logistics company.

What was done:
  1. Analysis of all financial transactions of this business according to the data provided by the investor;
  2. The company’s actual financial statements, which included management reports, were compiled;
  3. The facts of falsification of the company’s reports, as well as misleading the investor in a number of transactions were documented;
  4. Specific recommendations on changing the culture of financial reporting in the company were presented.

Case Result:
Investments in the project were suspended until the completion of our recommendations.

Reports falsification

Given:
A large Russian investor discovered a low return on his investment in a logistics company.

What was done:
  1. Analysis of all financial transactions of this business according to the data provided by the investor;
  2. The company’s actual financial statements, which included management reports, were compiled;
  3. The facts of falsification of the company’s reports, as well as misleading the investor in a number of transactions were documented;
  4. Specific recommendations on changing the culture of financial reporting in the company were presented.

Case Result:
Investments in the project were suspended until the completion of our recommendations.

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