Since the year 1990, Corporate Research and Investigations Private Limited, hereinafter called “CRI Group” has safeguarded businesses from fraud and corruption, providing integrity due diligence, employment background screening, third-party risk management and compliance and other professional investigative research services. Based in London, United Kingdom, CRI Group is a global firm with experts and resources located in key regional marketplaces across the Asia Pacific, South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, North and South America.

The international nature of business today dictates an increasing demand for proactive measures designed to reduce the exposure of organizations to economic crime and civil wrongs, particularly in the financial, government and multinational business sectors.

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. We take great care to ensure that our experts are the best at what they do. We pride ourselves on having the most stringent recruitment standards in the industry. Doing so does take more time, but ensuring that our clients have access to the best people is half the battle. Added to that is the fact that our extensive experience gives us the breadth and depth of knowledge needed to make sure that your organization is protected at all turns, at every corner, and through every deal. Working with will mean that your interests are our interests, and we work very hard to protect our interests.

CRI Group foremost of amongst Compliance and Risk Management company licensed and incorporated entity of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and Qatar Financial Center (QFC), CRI Group safeguards businesses by establishing the legal compliance, financial viability, and integrity levels of outside partners, suppliers and customers seeking to affiliate with your business.

CRI Group will be vigilant in pursuing and achieving its corporate goals, which include:

  • Grow Revenue by 30% p.a. in each of the next five years
  • Assisting international and multi-national organizations in developing risk mitigation systems that enable them to remain compliant with national and international regulation while maintaining standards of business ethics and behavior.
  • Hiring the most knowledgeable professionals in the industry and equipping them with the training, tools and systems needed to succeed at every level.
  • Enhancing and expanding current client service levels to adequately respond to ever-changing market forces in the global marketplace.
  • Increasing market share as the CRI Group brand expands.
  • Increasing corporate profitability through the effective development of new markets, offering new services and being fiscally responsible.

CRI Group holds its employees, directors, suppliers, contractors and operating partners to the highest ethical standards, and expects these standards to be upheld at every level of service, including:

  • Methods by which investigations are conducted
  • Information searches and preservation of evidence
  • Surveillance techniques
  • Understanding and working in compliance with laws and standards
  • Management of information, analysis and review
  • Protection and security of client data

It is the policy of CRI Group to comply with all applicable anti-corruption laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of the United States, the Bribery Act 2010 of the United Kingdom and the applicable anti-bribery laws of all foreign countries in which our organization operates. CRI Group further adheres to the Code of Conduct provided and published by The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners to regulate fraud examination practices of Certified Fraud Examiners under a Code of Professional Ethics. This code applies to all of the operations of CRI Group and its subsidiaries and sets out the minimum standards which CRI Group’s Board of Directors expects from staff in their internal and external dealings with colleagues, customers, stakeholders and third parties.

CRI Group fosters a corporate culture that places a heavy emphasis on professionalism, continuing education, career development, personal growth, and contribution to the mission and values of the organization.  We embrace a culture that focuses on treating all people with respect, encourages new ideas, rewards hard work, and supports forward-thinking. Further, we endeavor to be an upstanding corporate global citizen in all our operations and in the operations of our subsidiaries, and to fulfill our responsibilities to the societies and communities in which we operate.

The integrity of the global business community is essential for the survival of free markets, economic stability, corporate growth, business profitability and employee well-being. CRI Group’s purpose is to provide the knowledge, systems and solutions that fortify worldwide business integrity and preserve the global marketplace.


Through continued growth, global exposure, worldwide success, and ongoing partnerships with the most influential business organizations on the planet, CRI Group will steer its success on a course to becoming the world's foremost authority in Investigative Research, Third Part Risk Management and Compliance.

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