Areas of expertise
Corporate fraud investigations; asset tracing; bribery and corruption investigations; criminal defence; Proceeds of Crime Act; regulatory investigations.
David has over 25 years’ experience in fraud and forensic accounting services, five years of which were as a partner at a Big Four accountancy firm.
He has carried out over 200 investigations involving false accounting, procurement fraud, theft, allegations of impropriety, banking and treasury fraud.
Many of these investigations have involved international locations including the USA, Caribbean, the Far East and Europe.
Instructed by the legal counsel to a sovereign state to investigate allegations concerning a multi-million dollar fraud stretching back 30 years.
- Expert witness acting for the claimants in the case of Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Company and Bank Alkhair v Majid Al Refai and others.
- Acted as expert witness for a defendant following investigations launched by the FRC, Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Department of Justice (DoJ) and US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) among others, relating to false accounting following a major acquisition within the technology sector.
Chartered Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner Regent Emeritus of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Member of the Fraud Advisory panel and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales-qualified (ICAEW) and member of its London and Midland Fraud forums.
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