Brian Ong is the Leader of the Anti-Corruption Investigations & Compliance practice and a senior member of the Risk & Investigations practice at FTI Consulting. Mr. Ong is a senior business adviser with more than 30 years of providing investigative, compliance, accounting, financial analysis, business valuation and corporate transactional advisory services to a variety of clients including corporations, boards of directors, “C-level” executives, in-house legal counsel and external legal counsel. Mr. Ong brings to his clients an array of services designed to help organizations and individuals address critical issues, mitigate risk, enhance corporate governance and improve performance.
Among his areas of professional expertise, Mr. Ong directs large-scale investigative assignments including forensic accounting investigations, financial reporting investigations, financial fraud investigations, investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and white-collar crime investigations.
Mr. Ong has been appointed as an independent monitor, approved by the United States Department of Justice, to oversee the development and implementation of compliance and ethics programs by companies. On behalf of the government and judiciary, Mr. Ong performs independent monitoring of adherence to compliance and ethics programs and settlement agreements, including Deferred Prosecution Agreements, pursuant to actions brought by the United States Department of Justice and other regulatory bodies.
Mr. Ong has considerable experience in transactional related analysis including corporate transactions involving working capital adjustments, post-closing balance sheet adjustments and “earn out” calculations. Mr. Ong has professional experience with merger and acquisition-related disputes arising from corporate transactions both in formal civil litigation proceedings and binding arbitration proceedings. He routinely serves as both an advisor to companies involved in transactional related disputes and as a neutral accounting arbiter adjudicating such disputes.
Mr. Ong’s litigation and dispute advisory services experience includes assisting domestic and international clients in high-stakes commercial disputes. He assists in matters involving accounting analysis and the economic and financial analysis of lost profits/lost earnings resulting from a variety of civil claims. He has extensive experience in damage quantification and analysis including serving as an expert witness and as a consultant. Mr. Ong has provided testimony as an expert witness in both litigation and arbitration/mediation proceedings.
Mr. Ong has conducted financial statement audits of publicly and privately held companies and provided merger, acquisition and divestiture due diligence services. Mr. Ong has both public accounting and economic and financial advisory services experience. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Ong was a Partner at KPMG, an international public accounting firm. Mr.
Ong has been an Adjunct Professor at New York University where he instructed post-graduate accounting related courses. He regularly instructs on the topics of fraud detection and prevention, financial statement analysis and the financial analysts’ role in dispute resolution and quantification of economic losses.
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Commercial Damages Analysis
Corporate Fraud & Investigations
Forensic Accounting & Investigations
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)