The CRI Group™ is hosting a series of webinars on Due Diligence Investigations. The insightful webinars will help you go deep into crucial aspects of Due Diligence Investigations with lessons learned by industry leaders in various areas of business and best practices that you should adopt.


Webinar 1: Web-based or On-site Due Diligence Investigation: When and Why Do You Need it? And Who’s Going to Need it?

  • Duration: 1h 15 min (1h sharing followed by 15 min Q&A)
  • Date: 15 September 2022, Thu
  • Time: 11.00am – 12.15pm UAE
  • Speaker: Ashelea + Kevin (TBC)
  • Format: Webinar
  • Platform: MS Teams

Learning points:

  • Web-based or on-site, or both? Which methods provide robust validity and trust to the information being investigated?
  • How is a web-based due diligence investigation conducted?
  • How is an on-site due diligence investigation conducted?
  • How extensive does the due diligence investigation be with the web-based and on-site?
  • When is a web-based due diligence investigation adequately required? And who will need it?
  • When is on-site due diligence investigation adequately required? And who will need it?
  • When are both web-based and on-site due diligence investigations required? And who will need it?
  • What are the types of due diligence investigation offered on the current market
  • Current Laws and Legislation around the world that are mandating businesses to conduct due diligence investigations


Webinar 2: The A-Z on How the Examiner Conducts Adequate Due Diligence Investigation

  • Duration: 1h 15 min (1h sharing followed by 15 min Q&A)
  • Date: TBC
  • Time: 11.00am – 12.15pm UAE
  • Speaker: Ashelea Arzadon
  • Format: Webinar

The first webinar will be on “The A-Z on how the examiner conducts due diligence investigation” while the topic for the second webinar/podcast is “Web-based or On-site due diligence investigation. When and why do you need it? And who’s going to need it?” 

The webinars will be addressed by CRI Group experts and will be of one-hour duration followed by a 15 minutes Q&A session. The dates for these webinars will be confirmed shortly. It is recommended that you register your interest here so that you are kept updated on the webinars.

Our Speaker

Ashelea is the Investigations Manager, leading the due diligence, C-level background screening, insurance claim and corporate investigations for multinational clients across various key industry sectors: public relations and advertising agencies of global brands, international law firms, aerospace and defence, and nuclear and energy companies. Her work includes multi-jurisdictional investigations in MENA, Europe and the Americas.

Before joining CRI Group™, she leveraged her knowledge of international law and politics as part of diplomatic and consular practices after working with the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila. She graduated from Lyceum of the Philippines University with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations with a major in Diplomacy – and currently pursuing her master’s in Corruption and Governance at the University of Sussex. She became a Certified Fraud Examiner in 2018.

Due Diligence Investigations: Mitigate Critical Risks

At CRI™, we provide due diligence services where ever you are. Use our DueDiligence360™ reports to help you comply with anti-money laundering, anti-bribery, and anti-corruption regulations ahead of a merger, acquisition, or joint venture. You can also use them for third-party risk assessment, onboarding decision-making, and identifying beneficial ownership structures.

Due Diligence helps you Identify key risk issues clearly and concisely using accurate information in a well-structured and transparent report format. Our comprehensive range of reports includes specialised reports that support specific compliance requirements. Protect your reputation and the risk of financial damage and regulator action using our detailed reports. They enhance your knowledge and understanding of the customer, supplier, and third-party risk, helping you avoid those involved with financial crime. 

The CRI Group™ invites you to schedule a quick appointment with them to discuss in more detail how conducting due diligence and compliance can help you and your organisation.

Based in London, CRI Group™ works with companies across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific as a one-stop international Risk ManagementEmployee Background ScreeningBusiness IntelligenceTPRMDue DiligenceCompliance Solutions and other professional Investigative Research solutions provider. 

We have the largest proprietary network of background-screening analysts and investigators across the Middle East and Asia. Our global presence ensures that no matter how international your operations are we have the network needed to provide you with all you need, wherever you happen to be. CRI Group™ also holds BS 102000:2013 and BS 7858:2012 Certifications, is an HRO certified provider and partner with Oracle.