Anita Patel is a Senior Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice based in Toronto, Canada. She brings more than 18 years of professional experience providing consulting and expert services in forensic and investigative accounting, the quantification of complex economic damages and expert litigation support. She has prepared numerous expert reports for submission to all levels of Canadian courts with matters leading to case precedence in Canadian law.
Ms. Patel is highly sought after by clients and regulators as she has conducted complex forensic investigations on a broad range of matters, including financial statement fraud and misstatements, securities fraud, tax evasion and money laundering schemes, alter-ego schemes and bribery and corruption matters of high-ranking officials. At FTI Consulting, she provides her extensive risk expertise and investigations experience to serve clients in Toronto and across Canada and international borders. Her experience and casework cross a wide range of industries, including privately-owned and publicly traded companies, public sector, regulatory bodies and not-for-profit organizations.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Patel spent a portion of her career working on behalf of the Government of Canada, Ottawa, performing extensive high profile public inquiries, compliance audits and special investigations. Ms. Patel’s noteworthy cases include the Gomery Commission of Inquiry (“Sponsorship Scandal”), the Oliphant Commission of Inquiry (“Mulroney – Schreiber Inquiry”) and the Listeriosis Investigative Review.
Ms. Patel’s professional experience includes boutique and “Big Four” forensic investigation and disputes consulting, international management consulting experience and investigative and compliance experience in a regulatory environment. Ms. Patel has experience in dispute matters providing both consulting and expert services in areas such as shareholder disputes, intellectual property infringement matters, class actions avoidance and other civil matters. Her experience includes assistance with civil matters, including examination for discovery, trial, mediation, arbitration and settlement discussions. Additionally, she has extensive regulatory experience whereby she was appointed as an expert conducting numerous complex investigations into serious allegations of professional misconduct and performing specialized compliance reviews on behalf of the regulatory bodies.
Ms. Patel holds a B.Com. degree with a specialization in Accounting from the University of Ottawa. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant in Ontario, Canada and a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois, USA. Ms. Patel is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Diploma in Forensic and Investigative Accounting holder and Certified in Financial Forensics. She frequently speaks at Canadian and international forensic and valuation conferences and presents to the legal community about forensic accounting and investigative matters.
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