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Third Party Risk Assessment

We gather information from a wide range of intelligence sources to provide our clients with information on its business partners and employees within regular compliance risk assessment practices as well as for investment opportunities evaluation or M&A purposes.

We combine global teams and resources with in-depth local knowledge to render both high-level and focused analysis of established and emerging markets.

Our corporate intelligence services

Market Intelligence

We provide objective and credible data on the market in question based on official information from publicly available sources, expert opinions, and the internal KPMG database to help enter unfamiliar markets.

Integrity Due Diligence*

We perform a comprehensive and bespoke counterparty due diligence to explore new business relationships.

Asset Tracing and Litigation support

We use credible sources to locate a debtor and its assets, including assets held abroad. We assist our clients in developing an optimal approach to debt recovery and support them during compliance investigations.

*Integrity Due Diligence

We perform risk-based integrity due diligence segmenting counterparties to support third party compliance programs of our clients and protect them against regulatory violations, financial and reputation damages.

Integrity Due Diligence allows identify and mitigate reputational and regulatory risks associated with business partners (including sanctions, politically exposed persons, risks arising from anti-bribery, corruption laws and anti-money laundering regulations, financial crime, unethical business behaviour, etc.) that are unlikely revealed through other due diligence procedures.

We investigate the business track record, government connections, financial standings, reputation of individuals and legal entities. KPMG Forensic team ensures thorough review of publicly available sources, deep analysis of market expert opinions and clear presentation of findings, including visualization of relationships between entities and risks factors grading.

We offer the following Integrity Due Diligence services:

  • Third Party Enhanced Due Diligence comprising a full-scope adverse media research through multijurisdictional public domain sources and market experts’ enquiries on high-risky business partners.
  • KYC and Vendor Screening covering basic background checks of medium- and low-risky business partners, distributors, agents, subcontractors, customers, service providers and others in regard to reputational and integrity risks.
  • Compliance and ABC Due Diligence aimed at targeted screening of the counterparty’s compliance with the Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act (UKBA) and other national counter-bribery legislation as well as compliance with the OFAC and other sanction control.
  • AML Due Diligence focused on background screening, sanctions and watch list checks, documentation verification towards complying with anti-money-laundering local and international regulations requirements.
  • Supply Chain Due Diligence aimed at identifying, assessing, mitigating and monitoring regulatory and reputational risks stemming from third parties across the entire supply chain network tailored to the client’s specific concerns.
  • Transaction and M&A Due Diligence providing market-wide or country-wide intelligence and analysis on counterparties and critical stakeholders beyond standardized due diligence checklist.
  • Pre-employment Screening covering collection and verification of the detailed information on a candidate, determination of compliance risks, including potential conflicts of interest, and preparation of the summary that fits the client’s needs.

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