The WSG takes what defines your organization as a moral collective — the spirit and values of leadership and governance — and translates governance, risk management and compliance metrics that align business objectives, legal and regulatory requirements, with these core values.
We offer the most specialized solutions in matters of governance, risk management and compliance, to the specific risks faced by our clients. The strategies we construct focus on business management in order to avoid legal, financial or reputational risks while encouraging the growth of business.
As corporations become increasingly globalized, their exposure to the risks of individual misconduct on the part of their employees turned will only grow. Remaining compliant with the multiple legislations represents a particular challenge. It has only become more important for firms to implement efficient governance, risk management and compliance measures.
Companies who work with the Worth Street Group have at their disposal experts from over twenty jurisdictions with vast experience in national and international legislation. Our broad reach and depth of experience make us particularly well placed to address corporate requirements in governance, risk management and compliance matters. The elements of our compliance program:
How could corporations to mess the effectiveness of their compliance programs?
The WSG conducts frequent and expansive analysis in determining the effectiveness of compliance programs. Our compliance audits include data analysis and examination of diverse compliance controls that are in line with national and international standards and corporate best practice.
The experts of the WSG use social scientific models and practical knowledge and experience to address the rapidly evolving field of corporate compliance. With the benefit of an international and multidisciplinary perspective, we guarantee our clients an adequate evaluation of their compliance programs.
Over the course of internal investigations, it is important to secure any evidence that may be valuable for legal proceedings, as well as identify the factors responsible for misconduct. We also look to detect the deficiencies in the preventive mechanisms so as to prevent further losses.
Here at Worth Street Group, we not only duly monitor potential risks, but also provide on-going advisory services for the development of prevention policies. As we represent a partnership of the best experts from jurisdictions all across the world, we have both the knowledge and geographical advantage necessary for the development of integrated solutions.
The Worth Street Group not only provides corporations with solutions to carry out effective and specialized internal investigations, but also facilitates the responsible administration of compliance resources.
As national legal systems grow more complex, companies must submit themselves to increasingly higher standards of governance and self-regulation. Since the obligation of acting upon complaints lies predominantly on employers, our team is ready to handle those demands and help our clients take precautions against criminal misconduct through efficient whistle-blowing systems.
Internal reports and whistleblower statements must inspire confidence in company employees and present reliable support for internal investigations. Therefore, the Worth Street Group has developed methods for identifying and repairing gaps in pre-existent programs. We assist clients as they construct new whistle-blowing systems capable of mitigating legal, financial and reputational risks.
In order to alleviate legal, financial and reputational risks, a company needs strong shielding mechanisms that mitigate current vulnerabilities in their international practice. Implementing a compliance system for third parties and contractors is the safest way to guard companies’ interests. Our job is to help clients maintain good quality business relationships while reducing the risk for criminal misconduct.
The Worth Street Group provides effective solutions for third party compliance through the rigorous examination of third party conduct. We use numerous IT tools for the collection, systematic management and evaluation of relevant data regarding third parties in order to determine possible risks and take the proper measures.
Asset tracing is an investigative procedure that aims to trace and identify stolen assets in order to hasten their recovery. Tracing and identifying stolen assets usually requires legal maneuvering and practical investigative actions to determine their location and assess whether they can be associated to a crime. This information may be acquired through various ways, including judicial assistance.
The Worth Street Group’s members are experienced in the investigation and prosecution of fraud and in tracing misappropriated assets across national borders. In addition, our consultants have managed multi-jurisdictional investigations, which augments our ability to solve those problematic issues.
Once the asset tracing results have been confirmed, it is important to prevent assets from being moved or spent. Asset recovery is a procedure that is both legally and politically complex. Successful recovery will require international cooperation in legal matters. As stolen assets are usually spread across different countries, recovering them requires both technical skill and knowledge of the local administrative, civil and criminal legislation of the jurisdictions involved.
The Worth Street Group is equipped to handle these challenges through a wide array of counter-measures, performed by our international experts, to freeze, seize and recover the stolen assets. We have developed professional and specialized services for both sides of this operation: the victims of financial crimes and the companies that were unknowingly complacent in their being committed.
Transnational trades, commerce and investments have all been influenced and affected by a growing international regulatory framework. Intimate knowledge of international law and jurisprudence has become increasingly important for private and public companies developing a multi-national practice. A precise practical familiarity with international court procedure is valuable guarantee in matters of criminal law.
The Worth Street Group is composed of international experts from diverse countries, who have both theoretical knowledge and extensive litigation and arbitration experience in international cases, guaranteeing high quality practical performance in international courts.