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  • Wednesday, June 26 | 10:05–11:20 AM


    CPE: 1.5

    Level: Intermediate

    Recommended Prerequisite:

    • Knowledge of business research fundamentals
    • Literate in global business ethics

    Field of Study: Information Technology

    International due diligence is vital for business success and management. It can be a straightforward task, if you know how to use the right resources from the plethora of information available. In this session, you will review available databases and open sources for a variety of countries to conduct international due diligence and background checks.

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Examine sources for information including the top foreign corporate databases for researching overseas companies and their principals
    • Navigate a list of databases serving foreign countries
    • Identify global resources helpful in consolidating multiple country searches

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    Cynthia Hetherington, CFE

    President, Hetherington Group

    Cynthia Hetherington is the founder and president of Hetherington Group, a consulting, publishing, and training firm that leads in due diligence, corporate intelligence, and cyber investigations. She has authored three books on how to conduct investigations. Hetherington was also named the 2012 James Baker Speaker of the year for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

    For more than 25 years, Hetherington has led national and international investigations in corporate due diligence and fraud, personal asset recovery, and background checks. With a specialization in the financial, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industries, her investigations have recovered millions of dollars in high profile corruption cases, assisting on the investigations of the top two Ponzi cases in U.S. history.

  • chetherington headshot
    Cynthia Hetherington, CFE

    President, Hetherington Group

    Cynthia Hetherington is the founder and president of Hetherington Group, a consulting, publishing, and training firm that leads in due diligence, corporate intelligence, and cyber investigations. She has authored three books on how to conduct investigations. Hetherington was also named the 2012 James Baker Speaker of the year for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

    For more than 25 years, Hetherington has led national and international investigations in corporate due diligence and fraud, personal asset recovery, and background checks. With a specialization in the financial, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industries, her investigations have recovered millions of dollars in high profile corruption cases, assisting on the investigations of the top two Ponzi cases in U.S. history.

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