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Waterfront Intelligence keeps a pulse on issues at the forefront of litigation and corporate investigations. We regularly feature new posts on topics important to us, and share news and events we think you should know.

When a case seems stuck

When a case seems unstuck Getting beyond an impasse in an investigation Clients often come to us because they need help to find important information that isn’t in the public record. Typically, an impending trial, major business decision, or pressing personal...

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When a case goes international

When a case goes international What to expect with an overseas investigation In today’s interconnected world, investigations sometimes lead beyond borders. If the intelligence firm is part of a global network, that shouldn’t present a problem. But approaches differ...

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Winning the case – with private intelligence

Winning the case — with private intelligence How adding investigations to your trial team can make all the difference. With limited time on your hands to build a winning case, how do you make sure you’ve filled all the holes? Associate attorney fees for investigative...

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What to ask when you’re hiring a private investigator

What to ask when you’re hiring a private investigator All PIs are not alike. Find the right firm by asking the right questions. Hiring a private investigations firm can feel daunting. It’s a field most people know little about beyond TV shows and movies. When it comes...

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Anatomy of a scam

Anatomy of a Scam We break down a huge financial scam: the $4.5B looting of a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund, leading to the conviction of former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng last month. There’s garden-variety embezzlement, and then there’s the massive scheme...

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Something was off with Everything-PR

Something was off with Everything-PR A public relations executive wanted to know who was defaming his agency using a phony website. We figured it out. For years, PR industry news site Everything-PR, founded by a husband-and-wife team in 2009, dashed off reviews of...

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Unraveling the truth behind false confessions

Unraveling the truth behind false confessions False confessions are unsettlingly common. What’s harder is going back to the facts of the case to find out what really happened.   “Alarm bells should go off when [you] see a confession case,” says Saul Kassin,...

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Our most interesting cases of 2021

January 2022 Our most interesting cases of 2021   Uncovering essential information is at the core of what we do. Some of our most satisfying work last year helped our clients understand current and potential business partners, connected heirs and inheritances,...

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2022 litigation trends to watch

November 2021 2022 litigation trends to watch Covid and the workplace are set to collide in the new year.     As we look around the corner to 2022 trends that will matter, it’s safe to say Covid-related issues will continue to dominate headlines — and...

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Is your defendant worth suing?

Is a defendant worth suing? You may have a case, but what if the person you’re suing has no assets? An asset search can help you decide what to do. We’ve seen more requests for asset searches lately, and their open-ended nature is what makes them so interesting. Every...

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Waterfront Intelligence Newsletter

Waterfront Intelligence keeps a pulse on issues at the forefront of litigation and background investigations. Each month, we’ll feature a new blog post on a topic important to us, and share news and events we think you should know.