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Bradley P. Ziff

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    • New York, NY, 10036
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Bradley Ziff is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment and is based in New York. Mr. Ziff has more than 25 years of experience with market structure, risk management, compliance, best practices and public policy focusing on finance, banking and derivatives. Mr. Ziff provides financial markets business development and advisory services to banks, institutional investors and regulatory agencies worldwide.

Mr. Ziff has led numerous risk and strategic projects incorporating banks, hedge funds, asset managers, foundations, real estate investment trusts, sovereign wealth funds and government entities. This work centered on identifying opportunities for business growth, derivatives clearing, improvements for managing risk and return, strategy, organizational optimization and funding and balance sheet concerns. He regularly engaged with between four and five hundred investors annually in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region.

Mr. Ziff has also executed distribution and sales projects covering every major asset class for dozens of financial institutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. His work has included general strategy, cost effectiveness, coverage models, sales and research, emerging markets, capital raising and investment strategies. These risk projects included reviewing industry approaches for best practices relating to capital constraints on conducting business with hedge funds, loss given default probabilities, documentation and credit enhancements in master agreements, as well as know your client, anti-money laundering and other compliance related practices. His global work included industry development for due diligence, risk evaluation scoring models and various initiatives related to regulatory requirements and numerous fraud related issues.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Ziff served as a Senior Risk Advisor on the Global Specialist Sales team for Misys Banking, where he provided global insight related to critical risk management issues facing participants in the financial markets and business development efforts. He also reviewed market best practices relating to Basel and Solvency II, Dodd Frank, Volker, European Market Infrastructure Regulation and numerous investor and other regulatory challenges.

Mr. Ziff was a Principal at Arthur Andersen’s Global Financial Markets practice where he directed and coordinated the firm's worldwide initiatives in derivatives and treasury risk management, advised clients on risk management issues, industry developments and regulatory changes affecting the markets. Mr. Ziff led the firm’s work for the Group of Thirty’s “Follow-up Study for Risk Management in the Derivatives Industry,” as well as the Government Accountability Office’s “Review of Risk Practices at Major Financial Institutions.” From 1988 to 1993, Mr. Ziff was the Executive Director of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.

Mr. Ziff holds a B.A. in Government & Philosophy from Georgetown University. He has served as an Instructor in Speech Communication at Stanford University and as an Instructor in Speech Communications and International Relations at Georgetown University.

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