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Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence

Succeeding in the global marketplace requires the identification, compilation, and analysis of relevant information to avoid significant economic losses; to mitigate legal and political risk; and to avoid regulatory scrutiny, costly litigation, and the compromise or loss of IP rights.

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Overview

Berkeley Research Group’s Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence practice provides companies, their counsel, and other advisors and stakeholders with the relevant and timely information required to make fully informed business and legal decisions necessary to prevail in a complex, global operating environment.

Who We Are

Our experts possess a wide range of skills and disciplines and include former federal and state prosecutors, law enforcement officials, intelligence experts, and law firm partners, as well as forensic accountants, computer forensics and technology consultants, data analytics specialists, cyber security experts, litigation support professionals, and governance and regulatory experts.

BRG’s global multidisciplinary teams have significant experience in financial services, energy, healthcare, education, consumer goods, mining, and the technology and media industries. Our experts have conducted investigations throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia–Pacific. Our teams leverage extensive investigative experience with powerful analytical tools and industry expertise to provide bespoke solutions to complex legal, business, or regulatory matters.

BRG’s Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence experts serve as trusted advisors to law firms, financial institutions, corporations, and their counsel around the world, and resolve their most important matters efficiently and ethically.

What We Do

As trusted advisors to companies, financial institutions, and law firms around the world, BRG’s Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence experts uncover facts, make sense of them, place them in context, and develop cutting-edge strategies to assist clients with addressing their most significant challenges. Whether in a dispute, contemplating a business transaction, assessing a system of compliance, investigating a potential fraud, or addressing a regulatory inquiry, our experts develop the information necessary to favorably resolve the issue.

We provide critical litigation intelligence in shareholder disputes, theft of intellectual property, product liability class actions, environmental claims, antitrust cases, and more. Our reports have been used to successfully bring closure to allegations of fraud and internal malfeasance; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-corruption, and anti-money laundering investigations; whistleblower complaints; mergers, acquisitions, and divestures; contests for corporate control and proxy battles; identifying illegal or inappropriate computer use; and independent monitorships.

We have advised clients on multijurisdictional regulatory inquiries and investigations, complex compliance issues, crucial business transactions, and high-stakes litigation. We have acted at the request of regulators, courts, and corporations as compliance monitors to oversee an organization’s adherence to a settlement agreement or court order.

We incorporate sophisticated, custom data analytics into every matter to ensure that our advice is informed by the relevant available data. In many situations where our clients prefer to be “hands on” with their data, we build bespoke applications to “liberate” the data and present our analysis in an interactive manner. To manage workflow or manage information flowing between our team and the client, we often build applications to facilitate this process throughout the engagement in a manner that leaves an auditable trail to explain why certain key decisions were made throughout the project. These innovative tools, coupled with rapid inventorying, inspecting, and validating data from disparate systems, allow us to identify and model useful information to support informed decision making. When applicable, we employ various data mining and data science techniques, including statistical analysis, descriptive statistics, exploratory and confirmatory data analysis, and predictive analytics, to develop useful and timely business intelligence.

Our Clients

  • Legal
  • Financial Services
  • Technology
  • Private Equity and Hedge Funds
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Healthcare
  • Gaming
  • Telecommunications and Media
  • Higher Education
  • Mining and Mineral Extraction

Certain investigations are conducted by licensed BRG entities, including: Berkeley Research Group Texas, LLC (A18094); Berkeley Research Group Investigatory Services of Illinois, LLC (Illinois 117001723 and Michigan 3701206962); Berkeley Research Group of Florida, LLC (A 1400243); BRG Investigations, LLC f/k/a Berkeley Research Group Investigatory Services of New York, LLC (11000189295).  

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