Enhanced Due Diligence Reports / Detailed KYC Background Checks in South America

We have been providing our clients with high quality and cost effective enhanced due diligence reports (also known as background reports or background checks) since 1999. We have long-term and extensive experience of delivering reports on individuals and companies that are located in South America. 

If you are contemplating entering into a professional relationship with a partner or prospect in South America, it is imperative to conduct enhanced due diligence investigations.

A full enhanced due diligence report will confirm whether a customer or partner (prospective or existing) is providing you with complete and accurate information. Our detailed research will uncover any existence of criminal activity such as money laundering, corruption, terrorist financing or fraud.

We have detailed and specific experience together with a network of reliable associates in the following locations:

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Falkland Islands
  • French Guiana
  • Guyana
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Suriname
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

Proximal Consulting’s substantial and in-depth experience of local languages and customs in South America enables us to look well beyond what purely exists on the surface.

We seek to confirm the following information during the course of our enquiries:

  • Confirmation of identity
  • Current and/or previous residential addresses of the subject of our report
  • Information regarding the subject’s family members and civil status
  • Whether the subject should be viewed as a PEP (politically exposed person)and/or a close family member or associate of a PEP
  • The subject’s career history and professional background, including corporate positions and shareholdings
  • Any negative or detrimental material regarding the subject and the subject’s business interests
  • Any links between the subject and organised crime, money laundering, corruption, business crime and/or any other type of criminal activity
  • Sanctions risks 

Client confidentiality is of the utmost importance to us, and all of our due diligence checks in South American countries are conducted in a totally discreet manner.

Our enhanced due diligence reports on individuals and corporate entities in South America will not only ensure that the legal and regulatory obligations of our clients have been met, but they are also designed to safeguard our clients from any financial, legal, operational or reputational risks.

All our enhanced due diligence reports are tailor-made to our clients’ requirements at a fixed price and within an agreed time frame. 

Our resources section features client case examplesfrequently asked questions and fact sheets of key AML topics alongside our archived white paper collection.

To request more information about our enhanced due diligence services in South America, please contact us.