An in-house team of experts working with you is what sets us apart from competitors

Our research and ratings analysts have been rigorously trained and specialised in particular regions, countries, and industries making them subject matter experts in their fields.  They are what makes this Firm, not a piece of technology. 

Before research begins, we work closely with your team to ensure that we understand your business and compliance priorities, as well as your risk tolerance. 

Subject matter experts: 194 countries and 45 languages

Comprised of over 300 qualified professionals, our team has extensive local knowledge in 194 countries and expertise in 45 languages.  

Most of our professionals possess master's degrees in law, accounting, taxation, auditing, economics, finance, commerce and business administration; while others have bachelor's degrees in political science, public policy, foreign policy, journalism, international relations and foreign languages. 

This enables us to conduct research and risks assessments using the most appropriate expertise in an applicable language in any jurisdiction around the world.  

Our experts come from some of the top universities around the world including:

  • University InterAmericana of Panama, Panama

  • University of the Philippines, Philippines

  • University of Auvergne, France

  • University of Mumbai, India

  • Yonsei University, South Korea

  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

  • University of Oxford, United Kingdom

  • University of Louisville, United States

  • Kitasato University, Japan

  • University College London, United Kingdom

  • University of Jordan, Jordan

  • University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

Research teams strategically located around the world

Our Research & Ratings team, conducts all research, analysis, and ratings are led and constantly mentored by trained attorneys with years of experience.  All teams are strategically distributed across our research centres around the world, with in-house local country knowledge and language expertise.

You have access to our experts at any time of the day from any part of the world. 

Unparalleled staff certifications and training

Our Research & Ratings analysts, associates, and senior associates receive the highest levels of continuing education in the industry.

We have among the highest percentages of Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE)-certified personnel in our industry. Apart from SCCE certifications, our Professional Services staff are certified by other industry groups such as:  

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

  • CFA Institute (CFA)

  • Project Management Institute (PMP)

Our technology group commits to harnessing cutting-edge technology to deliver meaningful compliance solutions to our clients. We have more than 100 dedicated technology professionals on staff, ranging from developers and data analysts to experts in artificial intelligence and other areas of expertise.