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International Regulatory Checks

Our international regulatory checks help keep you compliant with local laws and regulations in unfamiliar countries or territories. We provide a customizable, global view to help mitigate risk.

Access Critical Regulatory Checks Around The World

For many job positions, a standard background check package may suffice. However, within certain regulated industries, such as financial services or banking, and in some jurisdictions, there are local laws, rules or regulations which require specific types of additional database searches. While most employers know where to turn for required regulatory screening within their own country, it is not as simple when hiring candidates to work in other countries.

Our international regulatory checks can help by providing employers access to critical regulatory checks around the world. With fast, streamlined access to these required searches, employers can more easily select packages which they have determined are applicable to them by their legal advisors in order to comply with specific regulatory conditions. In addition, employers can mitigate risk and make better informed hiring decisions by acquiring a more complete history of the candidate.

With Our International Regulatory Checks

Choose From Our Portfolio Of Regulatory Checks

Unlike most providers who offer limited, if any, regulatory checks, our extensive global footprint spans 26 locations across 14 countries, giving us the unique ability to provide employers around the world with an expanded selection of regulatory searches, along with localized, in-country expertise.


Various Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) and Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) database searches are available


Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission, China Insurance Regulatory Commission and China’s National Bribery Record archive searches are available

Hong Kong SAR (China)

Hong Kong Financial Regulatory and Hong Kong Disqualified Director searches are available


Anti-Social Forces (Yakuza) search is available


Anti-Corruption check is available

New Zealand

Disqualified managers and directors check is available


Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Financial Advisors and Register of Representatives check is available

United Kingdom

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System (CIFAS) verifications are available

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