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Riskology National Security
Corruption, sanctions, and political instability: these geopolitical events have far-reaching consequences for businesses. In this episode of Riskology, Dr. Ian Oxnevad and Chris Mason, joined by special guest Tom Fox, discuss the recent DOJ guidance on compliance priorities. They offer tips to help businesses identify and mitigate potential vulnerabilities that can affect a company’s bottom line and reputation and safeguard their operations from unforeseen geopolitical challenges. Infortal Worldwide is a global risk management and investigations firm that specializes in helping businesses navigate complex risk landscapes. The company’s focus extends to various areas, including economics, politics, and geopolitical risk. By delving into these interconnected realms, Infortal Worldwide aims to provide clients with comprehensive insights that empower them to make informed decisions, especially in critical areas such as mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and other strategic moves.
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Geopolitics and business are inextricably linked. In this episode of Riskology by Infortal, Dr. Ian Oxnevad and Chris Mason explore how geopolitical risk analysis should be an integral part of mergers and acquisitions due diligence to uncover hidden risks and opportunities. They also discuss the emerging business activity in Cuba and its geopolitical implications. Infortal Worldwide is a global risk management and investigations firm specializing in helping businesses navigate complex risk landscapes. The company’s focus extends to various areas, including economics, politics, and geopolitical risk. By delving into these interconnected realms, Infortal Worldwide aims to provide clients with comprehensive insights that empower them to make informed decisions, especially in critical areas such as mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and other strategic moves.
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How can companies navigate the evolving compliance landscape and new risks posed by geopolitical events? Dr. Ian Oxnevad and Chris Mason discuss the recent DOJ guidance on compliance priorities and tips for managing risk. Businesses face a growing array of geopolitical risks, such as sanctions regimes, political instability, and supply chain disruptions. These risks can have a significant impact on a company’s bottom line, reputation, and overall operations. To effectively mitigate these risks, companies must adapt their compliance programs and develop a comprehensive understanding of the evolving geopolitical landscape. Infortal Worldwide is a global risk management and investigations firm that specializes in helping businesses navigate complex risk landscapes. The company’s focus extends to various areas, including economics, politics, and geopolitical risk. By delving into these interconnected realms, Infortal Worldwide aims to provide clients with comprehensive insights that empower them to make informed decisions, especially in critical areas such as mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and other strategic moves.
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Geopolitical Risk for Executives in China
December 20, 2023
Conducting geopolitical risk assessments before considering entering China is critical to protecting your firm and employees.    A Growing Risk for Foreign Businesses and Executives in China  China under Xi Jinping has presided over a regulatory crackdown against foreign businesses that has accelerated recently, leaving foreign business executives and investors at risk. The Chinese Communist Party […]
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New Restrictions on Outbound Investment
December 15, 2023
In August of 2023, US President Joe Biden signed an executive order (EO) establishing new outbound investment regulations targeting Chinese development of certain technologies deemed to be risks to US national security.  The order gives the Department of the Treasury oversight into US investors seeking to fund Chinese firms involved in developing sensitive technologies, including […]
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November 29, 2023
  The recent terrorist attacks carried out by Hamas in Israel have raised concerns globally about terrorist financing and money laundering. Given the subsequent conflict, regulators will undoubtedly look more closely at the financing of Hamas and other terrorist organizations in the region, such as Hezbollah.  Hamas is a designated terrorist foreign terrorist organization by […]
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Infortal Due Diligence
Learn how our global due diligence investigations help you identify bad actors that get in the way of your business.
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Ignoring Geopolitical Risk During & After Cross-Border M&A Can Destroy Your Valuation in Minutes
Recent global events, including the breakout of war in Europe and the increase in trade-based sanctions, have demonstrated how geopolitical risk events can quickly disrupt national economies and business operations. As Christopher Mason and Ian Oxnevad of Infortal Worldwide explore, the world of M&A is not immune from the same geopolitical risk pressures, raising the stakes for would-be investors and dealmakers.
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obvious facts and bad company
The document provides essential guidance on conducting thorough investigations to verify issuer claims. It goes beyond simple questionnaires, emphasizing the need for deeper due diligence processes and leveraging open-source intelligence (OSINT) investigations. By downloading this document, you will gain valuable insights into identifying disqualifying events and understanding the challenges of researching history at varying jurisdictions. It will equip you with the knowledge to effectively corroborate information and utilize tools like Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) for federal litigation history.
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Mentoring & Entrepreneurship podcasts

Over this series, I have been visiting with Candice Tal, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Infortal Worldwide, who sponsored this podcast. We have considered aspects of international due diligence investigations. In many ways this can be viewed as finding a needle in the corporate haystack of information and data. Tal helps us through that maelstrom to find useful and actionable information for your compliance program. In this concluding Part V, we consider how the changing nature of international anti-corruption compliance programs, through data privacy laws such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and technical innovations, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), are prompting innovation in investigative due diligence.
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Candice Tal, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Infortal Worldwide, the sponsor of this podcast series, continue to visit to consider various aspects of international due diligence investigations. In many ways this can be viewed as finding a needle in the corporate haystack of information and data. Tal will help us through that maelstrom to find useful and actionable information for your compliance program. In Part IV, we consider compliance related due diligence in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and how it can protect companies from both financial loss and reputational damage.
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CLE Accredited Courses

Infortal’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses are designed to equip executives, attorneys and risk managers with strategic insights to navigate the complex landscape of geopolitical risk. We cover topics such as international sanctions, regulatory risks, corporate espionage, AML, global warfare, anti-terrorist financing and corruption.

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