Broadened Paris office marks the expansion of its Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment in France and underscores FTI's strategic efforts to increase the depth and breadth of its European service offerings
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that it has expanded its presence in Europe with the opening of a Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice in Paris, France.
The new practice will deliver forensic accounting and litigation consulting and support services to FTI Consulting clients in France, continental Europe, and French-speaking Africa. The practice will include a number of experienced local professionals and offer services in both English and French. The new FTI team will also work closely with the firm's existing Economic Consulting segment to develop FTI's International Arbitration offering in Paris and other centres of international arbitration. Finally, the new FLC practice will also give FTI the ability to build on its existing electronic discovery and forensic technology offerings to French clients.
The new Forensic and Litigation Consulting team, which will be led by Anthony Charlton, will also utilize their extensive experience in forensic accounting assignments, involving financial and fraud investigations, the quantification of damages in international commercial and investment arbitration, post-transaction disputes and breach of contract or warranty disputes to further establish FTI's presence in a key European market.
"The opening of our practice in Paris is an important move for us and continues our sustained European expansion. As the fifth largest economy in the world, France is home to many of our existing international clients and this move allows us to significantly enhance our services to them as well as generate new client opportunities," said Jack Dunn, President and CEO of FTI.
Neal Hochberg, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment commented, "The creation of a French FLC practice demonstrates yet again FTI's commitment to establishing a global footprint. It has been clear for some time that our ability to respond urgently to client's needs is dependent on having experienced forensic specialists throughout the global market place."
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,400 employees located in most major business centers in the world, we work closely with clients every day to anticipate, illuminate, and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
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