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Forensic and Litigation Support Services

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Steered by experienced hands in the arena of Forensic & Litigation Support Services, Nexia TS and our partner, Smith & Williamson, is well-positioned to provide the most cost-effective services, including the preservation and collection of information from multi-dimensional sources and related investigation and dispute resolution services to serve your investigation, arbitration and litigation needs.

 

The intense competition in the business world, relentless pressure to deliver better financial results, individual greed and the pursuit after exorbitant lifestyles, have all contributed to increased fraud, in terms of scale and occurrence, threatening the stability and sustainability of any business.

 

Fraud Investigation

We have a dedicated team of trained auditors and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) specialising in fraud investigation. The team has experience in investigating fraud cases across different industries and countries.  Our investigative approach is dynamic and thorough. We always approach a case in phases; we assess and deploy the right skill sets and tools on a case by case basis.

 

Our team can be mobilised and deployed locally or regionally within 48 hours.

 

Forensic Accounting

Accounting fraud is a deliberate manipulation of accounting records to create a false impression of financial performance or position.
Examples of Accounting Fraud are:-

  • Omission of liabilities
  • Non-disclosure of risky investments (off balance sheet items)
  • Systematic over statement of revenue or under statement of losses
  • Under statement of expenses (capitalising expense)

 

We have a team of qualified and experienced Chartered Accountants (CA) who are trained to identify, quantify and address a variety of financial irregularities.

 

 

Forensic Technology

More frauds are committed through electronic devices/channels such as computer, mobile phone, social media and etc. However, most people do not realise that everything they do on computers leave a trace. Internet history, instant messaging chat logs, deleted emails and documents, just to name a few.

 

We have a team of Certified EnCase® Examiners (EnCE), security analyst and experienced forensic investigators that provides technically-focused and cost-effective solutions to identify and preserve data for forensic investigation and litigation via the following services:-

  • Computer and mobile devices forensic services
  • Cyber fraud and hacking investigations
  • e-Discovery and e-Disclosures
  • Forensic data analytics
  • Forensic technology products sales and support

 

Click here to learn more about Forensic Technology tools and how Nexia TS can help.

 

Due Diligence

Knowing who we deal with is essential in any business dealings. That someone you plan to engage or who is already your employee/business partner maybe a fraudster, criminal or sanction person/company in a country or globally.

 

Our due diligence service is based on trusted sources. We provide the following forms of screening:-

  • Pre-acquisition screening (incl. Mystery Customer)
  • Pre-employment screening (incl. psychometric test)
  • Company profile screening (incl. reputation check)
  • Individual profile screening (incl. sanction check)Scope of screening, customised to clients’ need and subjected to local privacy law, extend to areas such as embargo, sanction, financial, reference check, past history, criminal records etc.

 

Vendor Management Audit

Knowing how your business partners are performing is essential. For example, “Are they cheating on me?”, “Are they compliant with my contracted terms?”, “Are they breaking the law?”. These are key areas of concern in a partnership.

 

We have a team of Certified Internal Auditors (CIA) to provide vendor management audit at your partner’s site to investigate if they are pricing you unreasonably and compliant with the contract terms agreed by both parties. Such arrangement can be ad-hoc or recurring, depending on the Scope of Work (SOW) our clients wish us to embark on.

 

Antitrust Compliance Monitoring

Our Monitoring Trustee services team acts as Independent Auditor (Monitoring Trustee) on remedies arising out of mergers and antitrust investigations. We can also assist companies in developing antitrust compliance programme.

Our teams from Singapore and UK have acted on behalf of the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS), European Commission (EC) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), and have worked with corporates across a broad range of industry sectors.

 

Compliance Risk Management

Regulatory Compliance is a key to business success in today’s context where governments are constantly reviewing and implement laws to address terrorism, fraud, business ethics and social issues. We work with clients’ in-house Legal Counsels, Compliance Officers, Security team and Internal Auditors to help them, through Processes Review, identify key risks and integrate the necessary controls into easy to understand/manage workflows for their business. We also provide outsource support in the subject matter.

 

We are trained and experience among others, regulation such as US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Anti Bribery Act (UKBA), Export Laws pertaining to Restricted/Strategic Goods and Privacy Laws governing Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).

 

Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Services

Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (“AML/CFT”) are increasingly required to combat money launderers who abuse the financial system between countries. In recent times, terrorism funding has also been a course of concern globally.

 

As punitive measures increase against abusers of the financial system, businesses need to safeguard against rogue parties abusing their systems to launder funds. We have a team of qualified and experienced Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS) who can review your existing processes and work on developing a robust AML program.

 

Types of AML services

  • Assist to set up AML Program for our clients
  • Review client’s existing Policies and Processes for gaps in AML
  • Provide functional support to client’s designated AML compliance officer
  • Conduct AML awareness training for clients
  • Conduct independent audit to test client’s AML program
  • Perform Due Diligence in support of client’s Know Your Customer (KYC) and Know Your Employee (KYE) program

 

Expert Witness and Litigation Support

We act as the quantum expert on claims needing financial analysis, assessment of damages, valuation or quantification of loss. Our experts have acted on disputes involving many sectors across multiple jurisdictions and have access to major international resources through our membership of Nexia International.

 

Speak to our Specialist(s)

Mr Low See Lien
Director,
Assurance
Mr Darwin Thio
Director, Forensic & Litigation Support
Mr Doug Hall
Commercial Disputes & International Arbitration Head of Forensic Services at Smith & Williamson LLP
Mr David Alexander
Fraud & Financial Crime Investigations – Forensic Services Smith & Williamson LLP
Mr Nasoul Gopal
Team Leader for Monitoring Trustee Services Competition & Antitrust Services Smith & Williamson LLP