Corporate Intelligence services

The Corporate Intelligence Services (“CIS”) team forms part of Deloitte Forensic and Regulatory Solutions (“FRS”) and consists of CIS analysts with extensive commercial and public sector experience in conducting in-depth investigations and analyses in the context of background checks, due diligence and other matters. We assist clients in identifying and addressing potential risks to help avoid costly mistakes, regulatory sanctions and reputational damage through the gathering and analyses of open source and other information on individuals, entities, and industries.


Our services

Standard CIS Background Report (Covering first degree connections)

  • Available for both individuals and entities
  • Comparative review of Corporate, Non-Profit Organisation (“NPO”), Partnership and Trust information
  • Address information and VAT status
  • Sanctions status and links
  • Connection to investigative journalisms data leaks (“data leaks”) and sanctions
  • Adverse media (including general adverse credit data) )and other points of interest
  • Politically Exposed Person (“PEP”) / Prominent Person (“PP”) status


Enhanced CIS Background Report (Covering first degree connections)

  • Includes all information covered in the CIS Standard Background Report
  • Property and vehicle searches
  • Employment history
  • Civil judgments
  • Credit information
  • Educational qualifications and criminal record check [only with subject’s consent]


CIS Due Diligence Report

  • Includes all information covered in the CIS Standard and Enhanced Background Report
  • Associations in respect of corporate, NPO, Trust, data leaks, sanctions and PEP/PIP information
  • Other non-adverse media of interest relating to the subject
  • Informal background information and analysis

Key Contacts

Leon Knoetze

Leon Knoetze

Forensic & Regulatory Solutions

Leon has been with Deloitte for more than 15 years where he has succeeded in channeling his passion for law and justice into assisting clients. He is solutions driven and not only able to assist clien... More