Revealing the Truth Behind Corporate Lies

Background-checking financial records, balance sheets and even key individuals in a firm before signing a deal with them are an essential part of international business today, and may even be a legal pre-requisite.

Questions everyone setting up a deal with a foreign or even domestic company should be asking are: How do you deal with verifying the identity of companies from emerging markets where registration data is not available online?

Our member Adrian Ashurst of Worldbox AG offers a guide to the different areas of business checking available.

See page 11 in the June edition of Intercontinental Finance:  ICF June 2011 LR_2