• The Business of Finding Business Assets Business assets can be held in many ways—and buried in even more ways. Among the many creative money management methods available, business assets can be legally held in a foreign country, as a corporate shell, or a personal trust. Assets can be liquid (cash or easily converted to cash), intangible (hard to find or evaluate), or hidden (tucked way not to be found). Typical assets controlled by a business include: Real Property; Personal Property; Investments and Trusts (Financial Assets); Intellectual Property; and Subsidiaries/Spin-offs. For those assets that can be located, a discussion of some practical search procedures follows. Each asset type is examined, with examples of how to search for and investigate them. what you pay for.  
  • Public Record Searches

    In this issue of Data2Know, the reader can expect to find a details article on public record searches and computer databases. Here, we take you through all the most commonly-used online sources, explaining each source, including its strengths and weaknesses.
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    Intellectual Property

    In this issue of Data2Know, we focus on investigations of 'intellectual property' as assets. Here we dive into the untenable assets, referred to as intellectual property, and the value of performing a thorough investigation around them.