Not all integrity due diligence providers are the same. Make sure you ask these critical questions up front to ensure you gain the advice and information you need.

Top things to ask your Due Diligence provider

  • Does your Due Diligence provider have experienced teams of researchers supervised by trained lawyers?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider classify risks against a detailed list of risk categories relevant to your industry?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider present risks found in the local cultural and industry context in which they are found?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider employ local country experts in research offices around the world or rely on a single location with all research outsourced?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider utilise a customised risk rating for all reports based on your specific requirements?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider provide guidance on remediation of risks found including recommended next steps?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider present detailed lists of all sources utilised during the research process?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider present detailed methodology including key words and detailed lists of all sources used during the research process?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider present a documented Quality Assurance Process?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider have ISO certifications?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider ensure the staff engaged in due diligence investigations receive professional certification and ongoing training?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider incorporate technologies supporting all aspects of the Due Diligence process including customised third party questionnaires which can initiate due diligence reports?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider offer a wide range of services such as Consulting, Audit and Managed Services support?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider offer bespoke reports that fit your specific requirements?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider assign a single point of contact, in your region, to answer any questions you may have in a timely manner?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider have large Development and Product Teams continuously updating products, services and technologies?
  • Does your Due Diligence provider have over 10 years of industry experience providing Due Diligence on a global scale?
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