ABAC® fighting against fraud

ABAC fighting against fraud
ABAC fighting against fraud

The international nature of business today dictates an increasing demand for proactive measures designed to reduce the exposure of organizations to economic crime and civil wrongs, particularly in the financial, government and multi-national business sectors. Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption (ABAC®) Center of Excellence (CoE) was created in 2016 to provide you with invaluable information, certification, training resources and foresight into the forces that guide and dictate our everyday work life.

ABAC® Group is an independent certification body that provides education and certification services for individuals and organizations on a wide range of disciplines and ISO standards, including:

ABAC® CoE is on an ongoing quest for solutions, balance, and insight into the often chaotic world of anti-bribery and corporate corruption compliance to educate, equip and support the world’s leading business organizations with the latest in best-practice due diligence processes and procedures and is designed to help organizations mitigate the internal and external risks associated with operating in multi-jurisdiction and multi-cultural environments.


ABAC® CoE is proud to assemble a team of highly respected industry experts from the regions we operate in who will provide valuable insights into the issues, challenges, and problems you face at your jobs every day.

We are extremely honoured that industry experts support the noble cause of fighting against corruption. Our authors, writers and analysts represent a preeminent group of legal directors, corporate counsel, compliance professionals, risk management professionals, and business owners who recognize a need to stay updated on the trends and issues affecting the industry and are taking the necessary steps to further your knowledge, become more effective, and fortify your respective organizations.


For nearly three decades, Corporate Research & Investigations (CRI®) Group, the parent organization of ABAC® CoE, has safeguarded businesses from the devastating effects of fraud and corruption, providing integrity due diligence, employment background screening, third-party risk management and compliance and other professional investigative research services.

CRI® Group’s goal under the flagship of ABAC® CoE is to provide an impactful program that enables you to gain invaluable training in the distinct areas of due diligence, internal controls and compliance issues and learn about the latest resources and solutions to detect and combat bribery and corruption within the organization.

Based in London, CRI® Group works with companies across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific as a one-stop international Risk ManagementEmployee Background ScreeningBusiness IntelligenceTPRMDue DiligenceCompliance Solutions and other professional Investigative Research solutions provider. We have the largest proprietary network of background-screening analysts and investigators across the Middle East and Asia. Our global presence ensures that no matter how international your operations are, we have the network needed to provide you with all you need, wherever you happen to be. CRI® Group also holds BS 102000:2013 and BS 7858:2012 Certifications, is an HRO certified provider and partner with Oracle.


Soraia Antunes, Chief Marketing Officer (CRI® Group and ABAC® Center of Excellence) Soraia is a technically and commercially astute professional with over ten years’ success accelerating brand growth and enhancing customer loyalty via high impact marketing and communication strategies combined with engaging visual identities. She is passionate about creative excellence and driving innovation while influencing key stakeholders. Feel free to reach out.

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