corma GmbH provides corporate investigation services and in-depth internet investigations in Germany and other countries in Europe.
Each case that we take on has unique characteristics.
For this reason, corma’s investigations into white collar crimes and assistance in civil law matters are customised to suit each client’s situation.
Our team has the experience and members with the specific skills necessary to provide this service.
A Highly Skilled Investigation Team
Our team is made up of highly qualified former police detectives, ZAD-certified private investigators, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and intelligence analysts who have a broad range of skills. Our employees all speak English. Therefore reporting can be done in English or German. We are a member of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), BID – Bund Internationaler Detektive and the ASW NRW (Allianz für Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V.).
Get immediate help from an investigation team you can count on.
Who are our clients?
The majority our clients include large companies that do business internationally. These multinationals are very often based in the US and we work directly with the US or the European headquarters. Usually the Head of Security or Regional Investigations Manager is the point of contact for our projects. Contractual corporate frameworks, NDA’s, client corporate investigation guidelines, compliance training’s, data privacy agreements and other topics are no challenge for us. We make sure that your requirements are fulfilled.
Corporate Investigation Examples
corma’s investigators can conduct investigations into a number of corporate concerns that may threaten our corporate clients. Whether these threats originate internally, externally or may harm their brand, corma can help. The following list shows some examples:.
Corporate Investigation Services in Germany
It’s much better to prevent financial losses before they happen. corma can assist its clients to take precautions to protect their interests. Making the wrong decision can have grave consequences. Whether it is choosing the wrong business partner or the wrong applicant for an open position with the company. Fraud and corruption are dangerous and can damage the company’s reputation. corma assists clients with minimizing its risk exposure by conducting investigations and providing professional consultations in the following areas:
Investigative Due Diligence
Know more about potential business partners; complete a risk assessment to minimize the likelihood of falling victim to corruption and fraud.
Solutions for Brand Protection
Identify the relevant suspects, reveal their networks and distribution channels, stop their sales activities, cooperate with local law enforcement in successful raids.
Our intelligence analysts connect the dots for you. Precise and tailor-made work with your case data helps to understand the context in the case data. Professional visualizations are understood by law enforcement in all regions.
Benefits of Working with corma in Germany
Once a client contacts corma to start a corporate investigation, the client is no longer alone trying to deal with the situation. corma is a trusted partner that can provide a number of clear benefits:
How a Corporate Investigation Plan Works
Each corporate investigation starts with communicating with the client. We define the issue or concern and how we can help. Once we have a clear idea of our client’s needs, our investigators start compiling an investigative plan. Often, this stage involves working with pen and paper and brainstorming ideas.
When a clear plan has been determined, our investigators communicate the plan with the client. The investigative plan contains all planned actions, the respective methods and the needed budget. After the final approval from the client we take action.
Investigation Tools and Resources
corma works with state of the art technical equipment and software for investigations and when taking preventive measures on our clients’ behalf. We only use these measures in compliance with the law and regulations. See the following list as an example:
We create an investigation database (i2 IBM iBase) for each of our cases. Beyond supporting our investigative work, the database is very helpful to comply with the German data privacy rules.
All important details are documented in the database, including:
Data Protection Regulations
Our appointed Data Privacy Protection Officer ensures that all team members comply with the data protection regulations at any given time. He will also clarify all important questions with the client and review possible contractual agreements. For questions about corma’s corporate investigation services or to arrange a consultation, contact us now.