Jeffrey Klink

Jeffrey M. Klink is President and CEO of KLINK, an international business intelligence firm proactively and confidentially uncovering fraud, fictions and phantoms before they become financial, legal or public crises. The firm advises global clients in more than 100 countries annually. KLINK’s expertise in higher-risk regions is unparalleled.

As a former U.S. Department of Justice criminal prosecutor and former office head and managing director of a global consultancy, Mr. Klink focuses his practice on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the U.K. Bribery Act compliance, mergers and acquisitions, third-party due diligence, litigation support and complex investigations.

He has performed hundreds of complex investigations for manufacturers, banks, hedge funds, technology firms, pharmaceutical companies, professional services companies and law firms. He has personally trained hundreds of employees and third-party vendors on bribery and trade compliance in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.

Mr. Klink received his law degree and bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar and is a licensed investigator.

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Entering new markets requires copious amounts of due diligence. While there are risks of corruption and bribery, Greece offers many intriguing perks. KLINK President and CEO Jeffrey Klink outlines the current opportunities and risks of conducting business in Greece. In today’s global economy, finding the right avenues to maximize opportunities and mitigate risks is crucial to protecting your most important assets. Whether...

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How to Mitigate Risk and Liability When allegations of misconduct are raised, leadership should quickly turn its attention to an internal investigation. Depending on the nature of the supposed wrongdoing, the matter may need to be investigated quickly. But a haphazard investigation won't do. Jeffrey Klink offers seven steps to a successful investigation. Businesses regularly confront allegations of internal misconduct. These allegations...

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Compliance challenges abound when third-party vendors have offshore ties

There is an increasing use of offshore jurisdictions by third-party vendors to elude taxes and hide illegal or unethical conduct, including bribes and kickbacks. When a vendor has offshore ties, there’s the possibility of compliance problems. Learn the three steps to take to reduce risk.

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How the West Can Win

Success in growth or emerging markets depends heavily upon the sophistication of your organization’s risk practices and the strategies you use to understand and navigate less transparent jurisdictions. Organizations that don't have a good grasp on the emerging nation’s culture, common business practices and risks, may suffer significant business losses.

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