When risk turns into reality, you need a team of professionals that can react quickly and bring clarity to the situation so decision-makers can determine the best course of action. Whether you are facing whistleblower allegations, regulatory scrutiny, complex litigation or corruption across the globe, our Forensic Advisory Services professionals can help bring the clarity you need to manage adversity, protect value and return to normal operations.
Combining highly technical forensic accounting skills, investigative prowess, state-of the-art technology and deep industry knowledge, our professionals assist clients and their legal counsel in investigating allegations of fraud, waste or abuse and whistleblower claims, as well as responding to shareholder or regulatory inquiries. Our diverse Forensic Advisory Services team is made up of CPAs, Certified in Financial Forensics designees, Certified Fraud Examiners, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, computer forensic specialists and former senior law enforcement and regulatory officials. We are trained to help uncover corporate crimes such as embezzlement, money laundering, financial statement fraud, kickback schemes and tax scams, among others.
Accounting irregularities and restatements
Our Grant Thornton Advisory Services consultants can help organizations understand the myriad rules and regulations across all industries that affect compliance efforts today. Whether your concerns are related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-money laundering rules, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issues, HIPAA or any other compliance mandate, our advisers can help. We assist clients in developing compliance programs, conducting gap analysis and executing compliance testing. Various regulators have approved Grant Thornton to serve as an independent monitor on consent orders, settlement agreements and other administrative agreements.
Litigation and dispute consulting
Anti-bribery and anti-corruption measures
Anti-money laundering practices
Third-party due diligence
When it comes to complex litigation, the stakes are high and getting higher. Now more than ever, early case assessment, solid strategies, and clear and insightful analytical strength are pivotal to prevailing in business disputes. Our litigation and dispute team can support experienced litigators with meaningful financial and economic analysis, dispute resolution and professional services that can help unravel complex business disputes. Our experienced professionals are especially helpful during the discovery phase of litigation and the determination of economic damages.
Forensic technology services
Litigation support and expert testimony
Economic analysis and modeling
Alternative dispute resolution or arbitration
Intellectual property and business valuation
Our forensic technology professionals utilize state-of-the-art hardware and software — along with advanced discovery processes, methodologies and proprietary analytical routines — to identify, collect, recover, reconstruct and preserve electronic evidence. This sophisticated protocol of testing complete data populations allows our team to reach accurate and defensible conclusions, whether those conclusions represent simple control deficiencies or are indicators of potential corruption, waste or abuse.
Data analytics (i.e., predictive coding)
Records and risk management
Incident response and data breach investigations
Leveraging local offices and multilingual data sources our corporate intelligence services are designed to gather information needed to assess such areas as “know your customer” and anti-money laundering background checks, adversary party background checks, deep-dive integrity background checks, third-party vendor background checks, and asset tracing on companies and individuals.
Erik C. Lioy
- Evaluating reputation of target investments, partnerships, and joint ventures before a significant commitment
- Validating and monitoring reputation and stability of vendors, suppliers, and strategic alliances
- Evidence-gathering and fact-finding of adversaries, class action participants, and interested parties
National Managing Partner
Forensic Advisory Services
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Advisory Practice Leader - Central Region
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William P. Olsen
Corporate Compliance Practice Leader, Forensic Advisory Services
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Craig P. Casey
Litigation and Dispute Consulting Practice Leader, Forensic Advisory Services
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Practice Leader, Forensic Technology, Forensic Advisory Services
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Corporate Intelligence, Advisory Services
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