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 Expert  728688

Expert in Hedge Fund Operational Due Diligence, Private Equity, Fund of Hedge Funds, Audit, Fraud Analysis


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Jersey (NJ)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert is the author of the first book on the subject of hedge fund operational due diligence. He has provided training to financial regulators and consulted with the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on hedge fund regulatoin. He is also an adjunt professor at New York University on Hedge Fund Operations Risk and Due Diligence. He has published several research papers on alternative investment due diligence and fraud. He previously oversaw the operational due diligence function for Graystone Research at Morgan Stanley. While at Morgan Stanley, he was also a senior member of a team which oversaw all of Morgan Stanley's hedge fund operational due diligence efforts allocating in excess of $13 billion to a firm-wide platform of over 300 hedge fund managers across multiple investment strategies. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Expert held positions which primarily focused on due diligence and risk management within the alternative investment sector at Lazard Asset Management, SPARX Investments and Research and Thomson Financial.
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finance

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Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

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hedge fund

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investment

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private equity fund

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securities fraud

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securities marketing

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securities regulation


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, Securities Industry, Stock...
Investment Research, Portfolio Management, CFA, Equity...
Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Derivatives, Futures, SEC...
Financial Analysis, Financial Management, Investments and...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2006   MBA   Finance   Baruch College  
2000   BS   Finance, Japanese   Carnegie Mellon University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to 2008

 

Morgan Stanley

 

Director

 

Analyzed and reported on the operational risks of alternative investments (hedge funds – all strategies, fund of hedge funds private equity and real estate) considered for investment by ultra-high net worth individuals ($100 million+ net worth) and institutions. Made investment recommendations to firm's investment committee based on that analysis.

2004 to 2006

 

Lazard Asset Management

 

Institutional Division

 

Assisted the fund of funds group with hedge fund due diligence and ad-hoc risk management projects.

2003 to 2004

 

SPARX Investment & Research

 

Long / Short Equity Hedge Fund Specializing in Japan

 

Interviews with Potential Hedge Fund Mmanagers for the firm's funds of hedge funds product.

2000 to 2001

 

Thomson Financial Corporation

 

Analyst

 

Performed due diligence on new companies for potential investment; invested over $20 million with 5 companies.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Certified Fraud Examiner

Licenses/Certifications

CFE

Professional Appointments

Adjunct Professer - New York University


Publications:
Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Wiley  
 - Corgentum Consulting  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Served as a consultant and expert in hedge fund litigation related to fraud, Ponzi schemes, audit liability and administrator responsibility.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Served as a consultant and expert in hedge fund litigation related to fraud, Ponzi schemes, audit liability and administrator responsibility.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in Paron v. Rothstein Kass.
  • Expert in Hedge funds and Ponzi schemes.
  • Hedge fund manager expert witness for consulting on Standard of Care.
  • Expert in securities analyst regulation and compliance.
  • Expert in hedge funds for litigation involving funds to funds and use of Leverage.
  • Expert in hedge fund due diligence needed as expert witness in litigation.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
Japanese  

Market Research:
He is the author of the first book on the subject of hedge fund operational due diligence. Various publications and op-eds on the subject.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Teach as an adjunct professor at New York University a class called "Hedge Fund Operations Risk and Due Diligence." Lecturer at various seminars. Training to financial regulatory authorities.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Experience reviewing hedge fund service providers.

Other Skills and Services

Certified Fraud Examiner.


 

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