Julian Glass is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in London. He works within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting practice. Mr. Glass has more than thirteen years’ forensic experience and has focused exclusively on forensic accounting assignments and financial investigations, including financial crime investigations, regulatory proceedings and damages quantification. He is a chartered accountant, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a certified fraud examiner.
Mr. Glass has UK and international experience in a wide range of engagements for public and private companies, regulators, governments, law firms and individuals across many industries including pharmaceuticals, financial services, construction, manufacturing and consumer electronics.
Mr. Glass has led a number of large, complex, multi-jurisdictional forensic accounting investigations involving financial crime, in particular bribery, corruption and fraud. This has included forensic accounting work on companies in Algeria, Austria, Azerbaijan, Benin, Czech Republic, Dubai, Equatorial Guinea, France, Finland, Gabon, Germany, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Republic of Congo, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Turkey and Ukraine.
Mr. Glass has particular expertise in the area of anti-bribery and anti-corruption and has carried out forensic accounting reviews, disgorgement and damages calculations and reported on the financial aspects of investigations under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act and anti-bribery laws in other jurisdictions. He has experience of dealing with regulators and prosecutors including the US Department of Justice, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the UK Serious Fraud Office and the UK Financial Conduct Authority. He has been appointed as a Skilled Person by the UK Financial Conduct Authority under section 166 of the Financial Services and Markets Act in relation to reviews of anti-bribery systems and controls. Mr. Glass has also been involved in anti-bribery risk assessments, reviews and remediation advice to corporates related to financial crime compliance systems and controls.
Mr. Glass has been appointed by the Secretary of State to carry out company investigations on behalf of the UK Government’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills. He has spent a considerable period of time on secondment to the UK Serious Fraud Office working on high profile investigations. His financial crime experience, in addition to bribery and corruption, includes procurement fraud, bid rigging, expenses fraud, sanctions, Ponzi schemes, price fixing and accounting fraud.
Mr. Glass has been involved in producing a range of expert reports for damages and loss of profits calculations including arbitration under UNCITRAL and ad hoc rules, as well as for UK courts. He has been instructed as an independent forensic accounting expert in cases before the UK courts.
Mr. Glass has presented on subjects connected with bribery and corruption, valuation and loss of profits at conferences, webinars and training courses. He is the author of published articles on bribery and corruption, is on the editorial panel of the Transparency International guide to adequate procedures under the UK Bribery Act and has developed e-learning training modules for compliance programs. Mr. Glass is also a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and a practising associate of the Academy of Experts.
Certified Fraud Examiner, US
The Academy of Experts (TAE)
Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
LL.B., University of Nottingham
PgDip, Legal Practice, College of Law
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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
Forensic Accounting & Investigations
Forensic Litigation Consulting