At Global Risk Profile, we monitor latest news in the field of Risk Management & Due Diligence.
Our White Papers detail the latest regulatory trends, the evolution of tools and processes, as well as new challenges affecting the daily business of Compliance Officers & Risk Managers.
Oct 19, 2020
Innovation is a key force pushing economic growth. However, corruption can play an important role in determining a country’s evolution. Based on two opposing theories, questions arise on whether corruption is like “grease” benefiting the economy, or more like “sand”, costly for economic activity. This white paper considers the links between corruption and innovation, offering a correlation analysis in 140 countries and its implications in international business.
Apr 16, 2020
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the concept gaining currency in legislation and boardrooms globally. However, what does the term and the responsibilities that accompany it really mean generally and in the Due Diligence context? This white paper identifies CSR and highlights how to approach CSR Due Diligence globally.
Dec 19, 2018
Lehman Brothers’ failure will remain a reminder of some of the dysfunctions in the banking and regulatory apparatus that drove the global economy off a cliff. 10 years down the line, why does performing enhanced due diligence remains essential?
Mar 19, 2017
The ink is not yet dry on the 4th Money Laundering Directive (MLD4) as the European Commission is already pushing the EU member states to prepare for the 5th Money Laundering Directive (MLD5). The new regulative paper promises even tighter rules for financial institutions and related entities. An increasing number of companies are coming under tremendous pressure to properly identify the beneficial owners of funds accepted while doing business.
Mar 09, 2017
From a tech-savvy start-up to a solid multinational company, there are countless interesting investment opportunities worldwide. However, even the most promising ones bear risks that could seriously jeopardize your investment.
Sep 29, 2016
June 16, 2015
Nicolas Giannakopoulos’ speech to the conference “Embargo, corruption, money laundering, terrorism: have you included these risks in your 2015 risk mapping?”, held on March 24 at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris .
Apr 20, 2015
Since the democratization of Internet in the late 90’s early 2000, the speed of news propagation and consumption has drastically increased. With a growing demand for a quicker information production, sources of information multiplied, burdening the work of a researcher.
Sept 25, 2014
Since July 2013, Facebook has been experimenting with a new tool called the Graph Search. The tool is nothing but a semantic search engine, designed to answer queries based on their intended meaning rather than on matching keywords. In short, running queries such as “who are the single ones living in my neighborhood?” or “photos of my boss taken in a pub” is now made possible.
Oct 09, 2013
Twenty years ago, finding even basic information about a company or an individual wasn’t an easy task. Official documents such as commercial registries could only be consulted in local administration’s offices, and even then, they hardly existed. Together with phone registrars, they were merely the only public information available at that time. One had to rely on documents provided by counterparts, and independant verifications through private detectives were long and expensive.
Mar 07, 2013
These last few years, the perception of the value and the subsequent needs for intelligence and information have constantly increased worldwide. Inspired by the (re)evolution of the world economy that placed large parts of companies’ activities in foreign countries, often experiencing higher risk exposure, the new faces of business intelligence were essentially drawn by the quick development of new technologies and by the cultural shocks driven by the necessity to open new markets.