Regulatory & Technical Accounting Advisory

Deep technical bench and trusted insights into the regulators’ perspectives.

For publicly reporting US companies and multinationals, adherence to relevant regulatory requirements and the timely and accurate accounting, reporting and disclosure of financial results are both critical undertakings requiring continuous attention and care. Our diverse team of professionals is composed of numerous Certified Public Accountants, as well as former internal and external auditors, standard-setters and regulatory officials from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). In addition to assisting clients in navigating the complexities of these technical accounting rules and regulatory guidelines, Ankura’s deep technical bench can also provide expert testifying witness services or consulting insight on contested accounting issues or matters under litigation, mediation, or investigative review.

Our Solutions

GAAP Standards Expertise

Our technical accounting experts provide a truly independent source of accounting advice in disputed or contentious issues.

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PCAOB Consulting, Enforcement, and Accountant/Auditor Malpractice Matters

Ankura provides a deep technical bench, unique industry qualifications and trusted insights into the regulators’ perspectives.

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Expert Witness Services

Our seasoned experts have had firsthand experience as standard-setters, rule-makers, and audit partners, and have served as experts in a cross section of federal, administrative, and mediation capacities.

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Revenue Recognition Issues

We have been deeply involved in all sides of interpreting, preparing, auditing, and enforcing a wide variety of revenue recognition accounting rules.

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Financial Restatements, Management’s Discussion and Analysis, and Disclosure Issues

We help clients navigate the inevitable interactions with auditors, regulators and other third-party financial stakeholders.

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SEC Periodic Filing and Compliance Advisory

Drawing on a wealth of SEC and accounting experience, Ankura professionals assist our clients in summarizing and responding to communications in and effective and credible way.

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SEC, DOJ, and CFTC Enforcement Matters and Consulting Assistance

Within the accounting realm of SEC, DOJ and CFTC Enforcement matters, Ankura’s team of professionals is second to none.

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Internal Control Risk Assessment

We assist our clients in all stages of control issues, from proactive measures through remediation and monitoring.

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Our Solutions Leverage the Expertise of:

Analytics & Data Optimization

Our analytics, systems, and data expertise enables subject-matter experts by streamlining the relevant facts and driving efficiency to better advise clients in regulatory and technical matters.

Compliance & Ethics

Organizations must stay up to date on regulatory and accounting changes and ensure that their personnel are trained on such changes as they occur. We help clients incorporate regulatory updates and notifications into their compliance and ethics programs to ensure that training, policies, and procedures are up to date and in accordance with law.

eDiscovery

Our eDiscovery experts provide the technology and workflow solutions to assist our regulatory and technical accounting advisory experts identify fact patterns within email, chat, and business documents.

Investigations

For matters involving forensic accounting issues, Ankura can provide supplemental investigative services to provide clarity into relevant third-party individual and business relationships and interests.

Visual Communications

Our team understand how critical communication is to our clients in resolving significant business issues. We develop solutions for all presentation challenges and make complicated information easy to understand. We work with our team of professionals to develop the most effective presentations that best communicate and clarify all complex issues.

White Collar & Securities

We provide a full range of forensic accounting investigation services, as well as record reconstruction, financial modeling and assistance in interacting with government regulators.

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Martin Wilczynski
Senior Managing Director
Jason Flemmons
Senior Managing Director
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