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 quickly, managing reporting and compliance requirements while 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 become disjointed and difficult to control. Lack of established or updated procedures can lead to risks of non-compliance, fines and reputational damage – all of which can have lasting and substantial impacts on the business and individuals.

Trust us to give you greater global control

At Vistra, we have over 85 offices worldwide and over 200k legal entities under management, so we understand the pressures that come with complex growth and the challenges of managing global groups and corporate compliance.

Our global entity governance services blend expert global management and coordination, local knowledge, and the right technology to support clients in streamlining their complex global entity management needs. We provide consistent governance services and legal compliance expertise across the globe, leaving clients to focus growing 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 reputation and grow your business responsibly

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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 help create global alignment across your business. Our experts deliver consistent service standards and processes, and ensure you have the access to local expert knowledge when you need it.
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 advise you on what to do and how, 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 comprises specialist company secretarial experts and highly qualified tax and accounting professionals. 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. We provide you consolidated billing, with a single invoice that can be produced for all markets in a single currency.
20 %
of the Fortune Global 500 work with us
2,000 +
legal entities under management
5,000 +
professionals across the globe

How it works

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

Entity health check
We help you identify urgent compliance issues to mitigate the risk of fines and reputational damage.
Annual compliance package
Our suite of services is designed to fulfil year-round global entity obligations to ensure that all entities remain compliant.
One off events
Our flexible services allow you to add one-time projects and events as needed, from director training to full board support.

Watch our short interview with Head of Legal Advisory and Global Entity Management, Debbie Farman

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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