Corporate investigator and litigation support consultant. Expert in due diligence investigations and executive screening in M&A, private equity, venture capital, cross-border corporate transactions and other business relationships. Specialist in employee misconduct and fraud circumstances. Specialist in sophisticated fact finding in litigation and corporate dispute situations.
Litigation support, private investigations, due diligence, computer forensics, cyber investigations & digital security consulting. Service include but are not limited to: Activist Hedge Fund intelligence Asset Recovery investigations Asset Search Investigations Background Checks Background Screening Bribery investigations Business Controls Consulting Business Intelligence Competitive Intelligence Computer Forensics Corporate Contest Intelligence Corporate Intelligence Corporate Security Corruption investigations Crisis Management Crisis Response Cyber Breach investigations Cyber Forensics Cyber Intrusion investigations Cyber investigations Cyber Security Deposition Intelligence Digital Forensics Digital Security Discovery Intelligence & Consulting Discrimination investigations Ditigal investigations Due Diligence Investigations Economic Espionage investigations e-Discovery Electronic Discovery consulting Electronic Evidence gathering Electronic Security Embezzlement investigations Employee Misconduct Investigations Employee Theft investigations Employee Threat investigations & security Executive protection Executive Screening Executive Vetting Expert Testimony FCPA Compliance FCPA investigations Financial investigations Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations Forensic Accounting Fraud investigations Fund Manager Due Diligence Harassment investigations Hostile Takeover Intelligence Improper Computer Use investigations Integrity Controls Consulting Integrity investigations Intellectual Property dispute investigations Intellectual Property Enforcement & investigations Intellectual Property Misappropriation investigations Internal investigations International Compliance International Cyber investigations International Due Diligence International Fact Finding International investigations International Litigation Support International Security Investigative Interviews IT Maintenance and Support IT Security Kickback investigations Know Your Customer screening Litigation intelligence Litigation Support Loss Prevention Mergers & Acquisitions due diligence Network Security Outsourced IT Management & Security Outsourced Security Penetration Testing Political intelligence Political Risk Assessment Proprietary Information Leak investigations Proxy Battle intelligence Qui Tam investigations Security Audit Sexual Harassment investigations Shareholder intelligence Skip Trace Special Fact Finding Special Master Programs Strategic IT Planning and Execution Threat Assessments Threat Response Travel Security Vendor Due Diligence Vendor Fraud investigations Vendor Screening Whistleblower investigations Witness Assessment Witness Due Diligence Witness Identification Witness Interviews Workplace Violence prevention & investigations
Chris Marquet & Marquet International has been quoted and/or referenced in numerous publications and media outlets, including but not limited to the following:
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Christopher T. Marquet is the President of Investigative Services for SunBlock Systems, Inc., a Washington DC-based Cyber Security, Litigation Support and Investigative Firm. Prior to joining SunBlock in March 2017, Chris founded and was CEO of Marquet International Ltd., a boutique investigative, due diligence & litigation support firm based in Boston since 2006. He is a Certified Board Advisor with nearly 35 years of professional experience in the investigative, litigation support, business intelligence, and security consulting industry. Chris’ experience includes servicing virtually every industry sector and a wide range of clients, including public and private corporations, financial institutions, law firms, government entities, non-profits and high profile individuals. His work has taken him all over the world.
Prior to forming Marquet International in early 2006, Chris was a founding principal of Citigate Global Intelligence, where, as a member of the company’s executive committee, he was responsible for the firm’s operations for clients based in the Northeastern North America, including all major service lines of the firm including business intelligence, business investigations and business controls consulting. He also worked for Decision Strategies/Vance International as a senior executive in their consulting and investigations practice.
Earlier in his career, Chris spent 19 years at Kroll Associates in a variety of operational and senior management positions, most recently as Senior Managing Director and head of Kroll’s operations in the Northeast region, based in boston. He also served as Senior Managing Director and leader of worldwide business development for Kroll, based in its New York City headquarters.
Chris also served as Managing Director and head of Kroll's online global risk assessment division and President of Kroll Travel Security Services, Inc. He helped create and launch innovative online and print publications covering travel security issues. Named the youngest Managing Director in that firm's history in 1993, Chris was a senior member of the international division responsible for managing key strategic relationships. During this period, he was intimately involved in the firm's highly publicized engagements on behalf of the Russian and Brazilian governments, as well as numerous other sensitive international investigations.
During his lengthy career, Chris has been involved in thousands of business intelligence, investigative, litigation support, and security consulting projects around the world. These matters have been diverse and include due diligence; general litigation support; investigations into intellectual property theft, environmental disputes, fraud, workplace violence, and employee misconduct; hostile takeovers and proxy battles; competitive intelligence, corporate security; executive protection; crisis management and insurance disputes.
Between 2013 and 2014, Chris was the host of Fraud Talk, an online weekly radio program discussing white collar fraud issues on the Voice America network. These episodes are still available on iTunes and the Voice America website. He is the author of many professional articles and white papers, including the annual Marquet Report On Embezzlement; Avoiding the Pitfalls of the FCPA; Combating the Higher Education Embezzlement Epidemic; Green Energy Investment Scams: Do Your Due Diligence; Small Businesses Face Greatest Risk For Fraud & Embezzlement; Profile of an Embezzler – And How to Stop Her; Integrity Hotlines: Getting the Inside Word on Fraud, Waste & Abuse; Managing Global Security Concerns: Practical Considerations; Anticipating Workplace Violence Can Reduce the Threat; Do You Know Who You Are Hiring?; Post 9/11 & Enron Due Diligence Must Dig Deeper; Identity Theft: How Companies and Consumers Can Combat the Nightmare; and Resume Fraud: The Top Ten Lies. These articles and more can be found at the company web site: www.marquetinternational.com. Chris has also lectured extensively and been widely quoted on the subjects relating to due diligence & business intelligence, internal investigations, fraud, employee integrity, workplace violence, kidnapping, terrorism, crisis management and travel security. He also hosts and manages a popular industry blog called “Fraud Talk” at http://fraudtalk.blogspot.com.
Chris is or has been a member of many professional associations, including the Massachusetts Bar Association (non-lawyer member), the Licensed Private Detective Association of Massachusetts, ASIS International, the Society for Competitive Intelligence Professionals, The Association for Corporate Growth, the Society for Human Resource Management, Risk & Insurance Management Society and the Society for Competitive Intelligence Professionals. Chris received an A.B. degree from Dartmouth College in 1983, with a triple major in Physics, Economics, and Philosophy.