Karl Payeur leads a multidisciplinary team of experts in France to help clients navigate their most complex issues. He has a wide range of experience in Forensic Investigation, Compliance, Regulatory, Financial Crime, and Forensic technology. He has led many high-profile complex global matters during his 25+ year career.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Karl was a Big 4 partner and held a variety of senior leadership roles in different countries, including acting as the Regional Leader for Europe, Middle East and Africa of the Forensic practice.
Karl has led large corruption and fraud investigations for international corporations involving evidence gathering and analysis, complex data and analytics, and interviews throughout North America, Europe, French-speaking Africa, and Asia, as well as liaising with multiple white-collar crime lawyers in France, Asia, the UK, and the US.
Over the years, Karl had been involved with assisting French lawyers and their clients collect, process, and analyze a significant volume of data for internal investigations or in response to regulatory requests with allegations of wrongdoing. Some of these allegations include antitrust behavior or suspected violations of anti-corruption regulations. Karl has also served as an expert witness on litigation and commercial dispute matters related to damages assessments in ICC arbitration and other court venues.
In addition, Karl provides strategic advice to clients to help them anticipate, navigate crises, and leverage technology in a constantly changing regulatory environment.
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Chartered Accountant specialized in Investigative and Forensic Accounting (CA∙IFA)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
B.B.A Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Diploma in Investigative & Forensic Accounting (DIFA), Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada
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Bribery & Corruption Investigations & Compliance
Forensic Accounting & Investigations
Forensic Litigation Consulting
Regulation and Compliance