global entity governance

Global Entity Governance

Supporting growing multinationals to centrally control their complex cross-border entity management needs – helping to avoid fines and protect personal and business reputation.

As businesses grow internationally, often at speed, managing the reporting and compliance requirements whilst preserving ‘good standing’ for every entity becomes increasingly complex – especially as local rules and regulations vary significantly from one country to another. 

As a result, governance and management processes can often become disjointed and difficult to control. If procedures aren’t updated or put in place, it can lead to risks of non-compliance, fines and reputational damage that can have lasting and substantial impacts on both the business and individuals.

Trust us to give you greater global control

At Vistra, we have over 80 offices worldwide and over 200k legal entities under management, so understand the pressures that come with complex growth and the challenges in managing global corporate groups and corporate compliance.

Our global entity governance services blend expert global management and coordination, local knowledge, and the right technology to support clients to streamline their complex global entity management needs. We provide consistent governance services and legal compliance experts across the globe, leaving clients to focus on continuing to grow their business

dedicated global management
Expert global management and coordination
streamlined processes
Efficient and streamlined processes
Global reach and local expertise
Global reach and local expertise
consistent fees
Consistent and controlled fees
Technology enabled global compliance tools
Technology enabled global compliance tools
Reputational protection and peace of mind
Reputational protection and peace of mind

Effective global entity governance is the ultimate asset to help you protect your business's reputation and grow it responsibly.

Why partner with us?

Dedicated global management team
We put you in control with a dedicated team of global experts, based in the right time zone, who create alignment across your footprint, deliver consistent service standards and processes ensure you have the right access to our local experts for your needs.
Technology Enabled, Software Agnostic
Our global compliance software provides real-time consolidated reporting on the compliance status of all your entities. It keeps you fully apprised of local legal, governance and regulatory developments. We then advise you on what to do and how, as well as making sure all deadlines are met, annual meetings arranged, and corporate books maintained. Our operating model also adapts to your technology preferences.
Everywhere you need us to be
With expertise in over 45 jurisdictions, our global compliance team and their extended network is made up of specialist company secretarial experts, and highly qualified tax and accounting professionals. Based all over the world they make sure you have full control and understanding of your international operations and obligations.
Fixed Fees, Global Framework Agreement
Our fixed-fee, transparent pricing model combined with our global framework agreement is designed for multinationals who want simplicity, consistency, and control. Providing you with consolidated billing; whereby a single invoice can be produced for all markets in a single currency.
20 %
We work with 20% of Fortune Global 500
2000 +
Legal entities under management
5000 +
professionals across the globe

How it works

A centralised service delivered collaboratively and seamlessly at a consistently high standard to make sure that you stay ahead of regulatory change, reduce risk, and succeed at long term value creation.

Entity health Check
Supporting clients to identify urgent compliance issues, helping to mitigate the risk of fines and reputational damage.
Annual compliance package
A suite of services designed to fulfil year-round global entity obligations to make sure that all entities remain compliant.
One off events
We provide the flexibility to add one off projects and events as and when needed from Director training to full board support.

Future-proof your business

Our clients also benefit from our wider advisory teams’ expertise, including Legal, Tax, Human Resources. We provide access to solutions for banking, professional directorships, accounting, and payroll, to help unlock value and drive profitable growth. We support on the complex legal & regulatory issues that arise throughout the lifetime of the entity – from incorporation to restructures to dissolution.

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Case Study: Clarivate and Vistra

Clarivate is a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics support to its customers. Following a significant global acquisition, the company turned to Vistra to systematically manage its compliance risks for 98 entities in 43 different jurisdictions.

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We go to the ends of the earth for you
  • 5,000 Professionals
  • 85+ Offices
  • 45+ Jurisdictions
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