NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IPSA International, Inc. ("IPSA"), an investigative consulting and risk advisory firm, announces the expansion of its anti-bribery and corruption due diligence services for corporations, investment banks, private equity funds and hedge funds seeking to mitigate regulatory, financial and reputational damage associated with bribery and corruption.
In response to increasing investigation and enforcement of anti-bribery and corruption laws, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") and the U.K. Bribery Act, IPSA's anti-bribery and corruption due diligence services provide defensible procedures for mergers and acquisitions, financings, litigation support, and regulatory enforcement proceedings. IPSA's expanded services include compliance advisory, risk assessment and due diligence investigations in accordance with provisions of the U.S. FCPA, U.K. Bribery Act and similar anti-corruption laws of signatory countries to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
"Increasingly, anti-corruption regulators are collaborating with their international counterparts to conduct cross-border investigations into bribery and corruption. Specifically, the tracking of illicit payments to foreign governments and politically exposed persons by corporations, foreign subsidiaries, agents and supply chains," commented Mr. Dan Wachtler, President and C.E.O. of IPSA International, Inc.
"Over the next 3 years, anti-bribery and corruption will continue to be a key global initiative for our firm. We have made significant investments including the opening of our London office and appointment of industry experts in both London and New York. IPSA's multidisciplinary team includes M&A legal counsel, financial crime, fraud and anti-money laundering experts. We bring decades of experience working with regulatory, investigative and prosecutorial agencies worldwide to carry out complex corruption and bribery investigations across high risk sectors and geographic regions."
ABOUT IPSA International, Inc.
IPSA International, Inc. has a 20 year history of successfully completing complex multi-jurisdictional engagements in the areas of anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, investigative due diligence, and litigation support. Assignments include large-scale internal investigations, regulatory driven remediation and compliance reviews for Fortune 100 corporations, banking and financial institutions, and law firms. Our senior investigators and advisors deliver timely, accurate and defensible intelligence that supports our clients in making better informed decisions, ensuring compliance and mitigating risk. IPSA International has offices in the U.S., U.K. and Canada, resources in over 75 countries and research capabilities in 20 languages. Please visit us at www.ipsaintl.com
Mr. Dan Wachtler
President & Chief Executive Officer
IPSA International, Inc.
1185 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
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