Due Diligence and Compliance
Integrity Due Diligence
COSA analysts prepare sophisticated Integrity Due Diligence reports involving multilingual research using public domain sources, document retrieval, as well as open and subscribed database analysis. High scope reports include interviews with relevant market players as well as our own analysis and country knowledge.
Analysis is conducted by our in-house analysts and experts in specific industries and fields of economy. Such reports are aimed at providing credible answers to clients’ specific questions and preserving their reputation and business continuity.
COSA conducts over 100 Integrity Due Diligence reports annually, covering subjects located on four continents.
Our compliance team regularly conducts third-party due diligence and prepares compliance screening reports that cover integrity aspects of business activities of legal entities and individuals worldwide, helping clients keep track of their counterparties’ compliance and adhere to the third-party due diligence policy. This includes:
supplier check | distributor check | agent check | vendor due diligence
COSA’s compliance reports replace or supplement automated checks via subscribed databases often used for quicker screening. They remain quick, but are much more accurate and detailed than an automated check.
COSA issues over 1,000 third-party due diligence reports annually, covering subjects in more than 60 countries worldwide.
COSA assists the world’s best employers with pre-employment screening procedures, helping them make sure of their future employees’ integrity, trustworthiness and ethical conduct.
The pre-employment screening procedure includes not only an upscale investigation into a candidate’s reputation, but consent processing and documents verification as well.
Pre-M&A Due Diligence
Pre-M&A Due Diligence conducted by the buy side as well as by the sell side is aimed at preventing the transfer of risks from an acquisition target to the buyer. This includes thorough integrity due diligence as well as legal and financial due diligence.
COSA also assists the seller with the preparation of the White Paper, advising on compliance matters to be improved and helping them understand the criteria expected to be met by the buyer within the M&A due diligence procedure.