No matter how hard you might try to prevent it, corporate crime is an equal-opportunity threat that can strike any entity. Be ready.
Whether the investigation is internal or in response to an enforcement action or litigation, the thoroughness and quality of your investigation will affect everything that happens next.
The PwC Investigations & Forensic teams combine our investigative experience and advanced technology with industry and regulatory knowledge to assist clients and their counsel during investigations to help create and execute on the investigative strategy and identify remediation plans. We strive to advise and assist clients to tailor investigative/forensic responses to each specific minor or major business threat to balance good corporate governance with risks or delays in operations due to the matter.
We understand the importance of reacting quickly and confidently to a crisis situation. We appreciate the need to understand the facts around allegations and potential wrong-doings in an effort to safeguard your company's assets and reputation, prevent recurrences, and arrive at a resolution with as little disruption as possible to your business.
We are equipped to assist you with a broad range of investigatory matters, including but not limited to:
39% of respondents experienced fraud, corruption, or other economic/financial crime in the past 24 months at a global level.
Our professionals include skilled forensic investigators, technologists and former law enforcement officials with extensive global experience managing high profile investigations, both in the public and private sectors, from agencies including the U.S. Attorney’s Offices, FBI, Secret Service, IRS, DOJ, and many more.
Our dedicated US team with typical response time of minutes/hours can help you determine facts quickly and accurately.
Our Global Investigations & Forensics network includes 3,600 professionals in 140 cities, across 74 countries. PwC’s mature network extends into every corner of the globe, creating a specialized capability across all regions and allowing us to seamlessly work across borders and communicate in many languages.
Utilizing leading technology and our world-wide forensic laboratories, our forensic technologists that have a deep familiarity with data privacy and protection issues, can efficiently find, retrieve, preserve, analyze, and process a wide array of electronic information for computer forensics and cyber-crime investigations.
We serve as trusted advisors for electronic discovery requests in connection with high-stakes litigation and investigations. We follow strict chain of custody procedures. And our capabilities span strategic advisory, global data collection, processing, review and production, and project management.
We have experience in designing and building an efficient, co-sourced investigative function and have identified a number of requirements that are critical to the success and quality of an investigative partnership model.
Have you assessed your investigations function to ensure it’s doing what it needs to do effectively? Is it aligned to your risk profile? Is it demonstrating positive ethical culture, compliance with laws and regulations and good corporate citizenship?
Our investigations framework identifies gaps between your current and preferred state—and helps you develop action items to address them. We can help you:
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Partner, Global Investigations & Forensics Leader, PwC US