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 technical accounting experts provide a truly independent source of accounting advice in disputed or contentious issues.
Ankura provides a deep technical bench, unique industry qualifications and trusted insights into the regulators’ perspectives.
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.
We have been deeply involved in all sides of interpreting, preparing, auditing, and enforcing a wide variety of revenue recognition accounting rules.
We help clients navigate the inevitable interactions with auditors, regulators and other third-party financial stakeholders.
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.
Within the accounting realm of SEC, DOJ and CFTC Enforcement matters, Ankura’s team of professionals is second to none.
We assist our clients in all stages of control issues, from proactive measures through remediation and monitoring.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We provide a full range of forensic accounting investigation services, as well as record reconstruction, financial modeling and assistance in interacting with government regulators.