Ultimately we know that the other side of fear is freedom.
The only constant is change.
A profitable day on the market means you have embraced volatility, risk and enormous opportunity.
Then there is disruption. Disruption muddies the water to make it seem deep. How do you gauge the extent of the threat, its depth, and who’s responsible?
Understand first, then RESPOND.
BCPS’ clients are law, audit and consulting firms, government departments and corporates.
Strategy is woven to the fabric of any decision-making. Strategy is inherent in understanding and mitigating.
BCPS’ Strategic Solutions have been developed, tailored and employed to allay and eliminate risk for clients.
The importance of conducting an investigation into suspected acts of misconduct or crimes cannot be overstated. It is the hallmark of compliance.
BCPS works closely with clients to detect, prevent and address business crimes.
BCPS’ investigations cover racketeering, bribery and corruption, fraud, money laundering, unlawful competition, compliance, sanctions, market abuse and all aspects of corporate misconduct.
Expertly skilled, knowledgeable and well-placed, BCPS advises clients on the strategic decisions they face before, during and after enforcement proceedings.
BCPS advises clients on complex and high-value litigation support and dispute resolution.
Within the key industry sectors of finance, energy, infrastructure, mining, transport, technology and healthcare, BCPS offers clients the full spectrum of dispute resolution and litigation support ranging from evidence collection, negotiation, mediation, conciliation and traditional conflict resolution.
The concept of Due Diligence is understood as “care required in commerce”.
Businesses need to continuously recognise and capitalise on new investment opportunities.
BCPS ensures that any venture of our clients is tailored to their best interests by our distinctive analysis and account of the associated risks.
BCPS provides our clients with a thorough insight into fraud prevention, detection and response.
Fraud follows opportunity and attacks weakness. BCPS assists clients to know where they are vulnerable and take control.
Having a reputation for integrity is crucial to uphold market confidence and public trust. BCPS’ Risk Management service affords its clients the opportunity to safeguard their reputation.
Taxation presents arguably the most dynamic and complex challenge in the context of financial systems.
BCPS provides honest, commercially minded tax advice and solutions that manage tax risk and enable our clients to focus on what is important to them.
Ever-changing legislation is matched only by dedicated methods to discharge tax liabilities as efficiently as possible.
Our business is tax wellness and BCPS will navigate you through this shifting landscape by ensuring that you remain both compliant and profitable with regard to:
Reputation matters. The Fourth Estate – the press and news media – wields significant influence.
Mainstream, unregulated and social media platforms can sometimes be used to viciously attack one’s reputation.
BCPS strategic communication specialists and consultants will assist clients to address such risks.
Companies demand top-line growth to increase shareholder value.
Mergers and acquisitions are a powerful and versatile tool for any organisation.
There are however many risks.
BCPS assists clients by evaluating potential transactions and partners, and conducting expert analysis to plan, manage and implement any integration.
A review of procurement processes includes the evaluation of purchasing and acquisition strategies (including preferred supplier arrangements), logistics, tendering practices, contract management and strategic relationships.
BCPS’ procurement review process can assist clients to reduce costs, improve the delivered value of goods and services, and combat corruption.
In today’s competitive environment, employers need to know their employees.
BCPS offers clients a thorough legally compliant review and analysis of any employee’s background from open sources.
Lifestyle audits have become commonplace. BCPS ensures clients receive an analysis comprising:
Big business needs to anticipate cross-border economic, political and social exposure.
BCPS provides periodic and event-driven data on the economic, political and social position of the countries and regional environments within which our clients conduct business.
BCPS’ preventative risk approach encompasses the capacity for qualitative, quantitative and probabilistic analysis.
The modern family has 10 electronic devices between them. [When considering the vast digital environment linking employees within a corporate entity, this figure increases exponentially].
Smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers – we live and conduct business in an era of accelerated technological progress causing abrupt changes within our society.
Virtually every crime committed today has some sort of digital element to it. [Cybercrimes are either computer facilitated, or computer based].
BCPS’ Cyber Forensics gathers digital evidence in the pursuit and conviction of these crimes.
People save personal and corporate information such as contacts, photos, calendars, notes, SMS and MMS messages on their mobile devices. Smartphones may additionally contain video, e-mail, web browsing and location histories as well as social media messages and contacts.
These devices have become the preferred digital weapon of choice for criminals to conceive, plan and execute fraud, corruption, theft and even violent crime. It is therefore critical to include mobile forensics in all forensic investigations.
BCPS is a leading authority in Mobile Forensics. We combine traditional investigation techniques with advanced information technology processes to ensure data discovery and data recovery goals are met with precision and competence.
This dynamic field requires the application of both investigation and analysis techniques to gather and preserve evidence in a way that is suitable for presentation in a court of law.
Through internationally accepted standards and by making use of state-of-the-art hardware and software, BCPS expertly collects, processes, reviews and reports case data towards successful case resolution.
This is done in accordance with sound legal principles to ensure the evidence and expert testimony presented at judicial hearings are authentic.
Digital Media Evidence is found at more locations and from more diverse sources than ever before. From malls and restaurants, to banks, businesses and traffic intersections – CCTV systems and cell phone cameras are watching.
Audio evidence is part of a growing number of media files submitted in court.
BCPS assists clients in lawful CCTV and media file retrieval, media file conversion (without jeopardising the quality), image analysis and authentication, as well as video and audio enhancement.
BCPS is a leading expert in voice recognition and voice biometrics in Africa and our services within this field have underpinned several “firsts” on the continent.
E-Discovery is the identification, collection, preservation, processing, review, reporting and disclosure of electronic data in regulatory, civil and criminal environments.
This evidence is utilised for all legal processes.
Our clients can conduct electronic discovery projects through the BCPS-generated platform for the secure and confidential exchange of information during judicial matters.
BCPS furthermore processes electronic data and presents findings and evidence for legal review.
Whether it be through the actions of a disgruntled employee, a computer virus, hackers or simply device or software failure, data loss and corruption are realities.
BCPS has a specialised Data Recovery team ready to assist both businesses and private individuals in recovering data.
BCPS provides clients with strategic cyber security solutions to combat illegal access to their networks and data.
From business continuity planning, operational security and end-user education, to network, information and application security, BCPS ensures that the data our clients collect, process, transmit and store, remains secure.