Information Support and Risk Management

Accurate and timely information is quickly becoming one of the most valued commodities in business today. Vlasta-Consulting has spent years developing a vast network of trustworthy, highly vetted resources in Russia and former republics of the Soviet Union. Our network of investigators and analysts leverages the talent and integrity of law enforcement, military and government contacts in Russia and abroad.

Globalization has increased the number of risks that companies now face – from political and security risks to trade and pressure group risks. Such risks affect planned investment decisions and existing operations. Risk management is the skill of deciding what the risks (financial, market, credit, logistic, others) are in a particular situation and taking action to prevent or reduce them.

The broad base of knowledge of law, regulations, political and economic climate in Russia and CIS countries gives us the ability to see how to deal with problems that may be more complex than they appear on the surface. With our skills and insights we help to protect what you have, making your organization stronger for the future through better control over your business’s critical processes.

Our suite of Information and Risk Management services includes intelligence reports, analytical researches and business reviews on the following topics:
  • Marketing searches
  • Due Diligence (corporate history, funding, business interests and associates, litigation);
  • Information support to companies entering into new geographical or stock markets;
  • Analysis of political, social and economic development of Russia regions;
  • Reports on criminal situation in Moscow and Russian regions;
  • Evaluation of investment climate in regions and cities of Russia;
  • Review of Russian mass media sources for the certain period;
  • Investigation into separate objects: banks, agencies and other organizations;
  • Marketing reports on pricing policies of Russian companies;
  • Compilation of theme-based information brochures;
  • Risk-management instruments to design Loss Prevention Program;
  • Measures to prevent leaks of confidential information;
  • Design and implementation of Data Protection Program;
  • Development of comprehensive Emergency Response Plan* (see notice below)
  • Design and implementation of Security Awareness Program for personnel.

The detailed Emergency Response Plan is aimed to ensure that the necessary steps are taken to identify and analyze the adverse impact of crisis events, maintain viable recovery strategies, as well as ensure the continuity of business operations through personnel training. The plan provides overall coordination of the organization’s timely and effective response to a crisis.

Such a plan include a wide range of points to be consider and identify: critical business processes and impact analysis; selection crisis management team; design of command center; alternative office setup; contact list; plan of communication with employees, Clients, suppliers, and the media; each employee role at emergency; response actions; evacuation procedures; damage assessment; recovery plan, production and direction of simulation exercises, and other points.
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Vlasta-Consulting provides services that cover a wide spectrum of solutions related to corporate and personal security. We secure business in many ways and enable our Clients to operate in hostile environments at substantially reduced risk to their employees, intellectual property and assets. Our work is to recommend integrated solutions to adjust security measures as needed. We offer a comprehensive range of Due Diligence and Investigation services, as well as develop Security Awareness training and Crisis Management plans, in addition to Data Protection and Loss Prevention programs. We help our Clients to solve problems, avoid crises, and build value.

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Accurate and timely intelligence is of great strategic value to companies. The modern market is dynamic and continually changing environment. It is impossible to score success in business without understanding what are the market processes and how do the key players act. We utilize all channels and technologies to collect data in Russia and abroad. Upon penetrating analysis of information obtained from diverse sources our specialists make up a comprehensive picture of a subject under study to response to each query in detail. We give Clients the essential information they need to come to right management decisions.

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Consultancy within legal field is important for any company to accommodate itself to high risk business environment. Our lawyers assist in preparing documents, give legal advice on particular subjects, support business projects, and represent customer’s interests in court. For many years we effectively protect Intellectual Property Rights of our international Clients in close cooperation with Russian law-enforcement authorities. Since 2003 our experts have been conducted numerous successful operations to protect well-known foreign trademarks from infringing. 
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Vlasta-Consulting provides close protection services to Russian high-profile businessmen and foreign VIP persons. We select, train and supervise over the English-speaking guards especially to arrange VIP visits to Moscow and regions, providing not only physical security of Clients but comfortable atmosphere while business contacts or at hours of spare time and entertainment. Our trained officers will fit in with your movements and lifestyle exactly, enabling you to live, travel and work with peace of mind.
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