Business Advisory Firm Adds Regulatory, Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation Expert
Washington, DC – Thursday, October 5, 2017 – Ankura Consulting Group (Ankura) announced today the appointment of John P. Garvey as a Senior Managing Director. Based in the Chicago office, Mr. Garvey brings more than 40 years’ experience in fraud and accounting investigations, forensic accounting, and Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Justice, and Commodity Futures Trading Commission regulatory issues.
Mr. Garvey’s background includes both directing and testifying in complex litigation matters regarding fraud and forensic accounting, accounting restatements and financial statement reconstruction, securities fraud, accounting irregularities, insider trading, merger and acquisition disputes, professional liability, valuation, and general damages issues.
In addition, Mr. Garvey has represented companies and individuals before the SEC, DOJ, and CFTC and assisted legal counsel on board-directed investigations of allegations of fraud and accounting irregularities. He has appeared as an expert in Delaware Chancery Court, bankruptcy court, and federal and state courts and served as an independent arbitrator.
Ankura Co-President Philip Daddona stated, “John brings senior leadership and one-of-a-kind experience to Ankura, with his vast knowledge and experience of regulatory bodies, as well as fraud investigations with all of their complexities. His past experiences have proven him to be a trusted partner for clients and we are pleased to have him join Ankura’s growing roster of world-class experts. He is an important addition, as well, to our growing Chicago office.”
Mr. Garvey said, “Ankura is known for its best-in-industry and client-focused collaborative consultancy, with a particular focus on regulatory issues, corporate investigations, and financial forensics. I am looking forward to combining my next professional experiences with those of my Ankura colleagues as we continue to grow.”