Together, Reducing Fraud Worldwide

Business Background Investigations: Tools and Techniques for Solution Driven Due Diligence

  Ratings and Reviews

  Business Background Investigations  


 By Cynthia Hetherington, CFE 





Business Background Investigations provides the blueprint to perform proper due diligence and discover competitive intelligence when examining the backgrounds of businesses and the principals who run them. 


This powerful resource teaches you how to: 


Become an accomplished researcher

Perform investigative SWOT, CARA and Value Chain Analysis

Investigate the backgrounds of corporate officers, partners, vendors and customers

Find and use key industry information sources, media resources and government affiliations in an investigation

Perform asset and lien searches on business entities

Research legal filings and company regulatory issues

Prepare effective investigative reports for clients


Hetherington's methods can be immediately integrated into an investigative operation - resulting in tremendous savings of time, effort and money.


Product Details:
Copyright 2007
ISBN 978-1-889150-49-9
Paperback, 288 pages
BRB Publications

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: Introduction to Business Investigations

Chapter 2: Learning to CRAWL

Chapter 3: Research & Analysis Fundamentals

Chapter 4: Discovering & Dissecting Company Information

Chapter 5: Investigating Corporate Officers & Employers

Chapter 6: Investigating Regulatory Enforcement Records

Chapter 7: Asset and Lien Searching

Chapter 8: Researching Affiliate Resources

Chapter 9: Researching Industry Focused Resources

Chapter 10: Using Media Resources

Chapter 11: Talking the Order and Client Agreements

Chapter 12: Preparing the Report

Chapter 13: Establishing Your Costs and Client Invoicing

Appendix 1: Agreements

Appendix 2: Resource Lists - U.S.

Appendix 3: Resource Lists - International

Appendix 4: Cynthia's Recommend Reading

Ratings & Reviews
We welcome your rating and reviews on ACFE Events, Training and Products. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact an ACFE Member Services Representative.


  Please login to leave a review


Add Comment

Text Only 2000 character limit

Page 1 of 1

Member Price:
$ 15.00
 $ 22.00