investigations and compliance

Due Diligence & Business Intelligence

As companies compete  being able to rapidly obtain actionable intelligence is a necessity. CRA has decades of experience assisting clients with a multitude of challenges, whether it is entering a new market, considering an investment opportunity, or understanding the goals of all of its stakeholders. Our teams have worked with investment banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, family offices, sovereign wealth firms, multinational corporations, NGO’s, and other organizations and their counsel.

With diverse backgrounds in investigations, compliance, and data analytics, we develop tailored business intelligence strategies for clients that synthesizes vast amounts of information to help our clients foresee challenges, preserve value, and make decisions based on authoritative intelligence.

We also conduct in-depth background investigations of individuals and entities and evaluate high-risk accounts and transactions to identify and assess potential fraud, corruption, or sanctions-related risks. Our multi-faceted intelligence gathering approach blends our deep-subject matter expertise, data analytics skills, desktop access to myriad databases of information, language capabilities, and a network of global resources to identify critical information to help clients make informed business decisions.

Our Focus Areas


  • 01
    Trade secret misappropriation suit between language services companies
    A CRA consultant was engaged by Kirkland & Ellis on behalf of their clients, Lionbridge Technologies Inc. and H.I.G. Middle Market, LLC, in a trade secret...
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  • 02
    Investigation of $10 million embezzlement and diversion by company’s former CMO
    CRA’s Forensic Services Practice was retained by Cooley LLP’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice, on behalf of the board of a national insurance...
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  • 03
    Due diligence assessments for potential high risk acquisitions
    Conducted multiple operational, compliance and FCPA due diligence assessments to identify potential risk exposures relating to potential...
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