The components of such a program:
• Determination of the legality of the company
• Determination of ownership of the company
• Source of capitalization
• Contents of business charter
• Examination of criminal/civil records (if any) of owner(s)/ company
• Credit checks on owners and company’s.
• Site visit and description of work environment
• Interviews with colleagues, competitors regarding owners company.
• Thoroughly check backgrounds with the use of internet, news media, etc.