John E. Rollins
Managing Director

Tax Controversy; Regulatory Accounting Investigations; Damages & Valuation Expert

John E. Rollins is a Managing Director at Ankura, based in New York. He provides expert witness and consulting services related to complex financial analyses and valuations of business interests, intangible assets, private equities, and fixed income securities and related derivatives. John’s areas of expertise include complex tax disputes, solvency opinions, commercial damages analyses, and responses to white collar and government investigations. His recent work includes engagements for large financial services, real estate, technology, consumer products, healthcare, and non-profit entities.

  • Experience

    John specializes in cross-border tax reporting and forensic accounting investigations, tax controversy, financial valuations, claims and dispute matters, damages assessments, securities litigation, and expert witness testimony related to commercial, regulatory, and tax controversy matters. He has testified in depositions and trial for matters in US District Court and advised clients and counsel in various arbitration and mediation settings.

    John’s professional experience includes:

    • Solvency and Ability-to-Pay analysis: Provided analysis regarding valuation and damage analysis.
    • Regulatory investigation involving contributions made to federal, state, and local election committees. Provided analysis and report regarding the accounting for the contributions and related transactions.
    • Damages Analysis in Complex Civil Litigation: Provided analysis and testimony regarding damages related to payments under a third-party agency agreement.
    • Damages Analysis in a Federal Labor Standards Act Employment Dispute: Provided analysis and expert report related to multi-million-dollar employment dispute.
    • Asset Tracing and International Money Laundering Investigation: Provided analysis and testimony regarding the flow of funds for a complex civil asset forfeiture matter.
    • Damages Analysis in Employment Arbitration Dispute: Provided analysis and report for arbitration.
    • Ability-to-Pay Analysis: Provided analysis and expert report regarding financial condition of company.
    • Asset Tracing and International Money Laundering Investigation: Provided analysis and testimony regarding the flow of funds for a complex criminal fraud matter.
    • Criminal Fraud Investigation: Provided analysis regarding internal accounting in alleged government fraud matter.
    • Damages Analysis in Complex Civil Litigation: Provided analysis and testimony regarding damages related to complex derivative and debt transactions.
    • Analysis of damages allegations concerning accounting disclosure fraud on multi-billion-dollar business acquisition.

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