- March 20, 2018
- Posted by: giawatkins
- Category: CFI News
Firm’s New Consultants Possess More Than 100 Years of Combined Experience Across a Range of Legal, Regulatory, Compliance and Forensic Disciplines
PALATINE, IL – MARCH 19, 2018 – Capital Forensics, Inc. (CFI) announced today that the firm has added three Senior Advisors to its growing team of consulting professionals and expert witnesses. The firm’s new members include:
- R. Gerald (Jerry) Baker, a highly respected compliance and regulatory professional with more than four decades of experience in senior level compliance positions at one of the nation’s leading financial services firms. Mr. Baker has had a distinguished career as an independent advisor to firms, associations and regulatory organizations in the financial services industry; notably he served as a Special Advisor to the Compliance and Legal Society of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) for more than a decade.
- Jeffrey L. Baliban, C.P.A., who is a Professor of Statistical Measurements, Analysis and Research at New York University School of Professional Studies, and who has, for nearly 40 years, provided independent evaluation studies for a broad range of complex commercial disputes. Mr. Baliban has directed many forensic accounting investigations with regard to fraud issues, SEC compliance, Ponzi schemes, and other Department of Justice investigations. His professional background includes senior positions at KPMG, Alvarez & Marsal, Navigant Consulting and NERA Economic Consulting.
- Sean T. Gilmartin, Esq., who has served as a senior compliance officer for nearly three decades, including positions as Director of Regulation at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), as Chief Compliance Officer at Jefferies Execution Services, and as a senior compliance officer for Merrill Lynch. At the NYSE, Mr. Gilmartin was responsible for building the Surveillance and Investigations program for trading across three equities exchanges and two options exchanges.
Capital Forensics’ Chairman and CEO, Vadim Khavinson, said, “The addition of these three highly experienced professionals supports what has been CFI’s value proposition over the past 25 years: to provide our clients with the expertise necessary to address their most complex and high-stakes legal, compliance and regulatory issues. To meet the needs of clients of all sizes, CFI will continue to expand the depth and range of our professional talent, and will match that human capability with ongoing refinement of our technologies that provide data-driven solutions.”
The three new senior advisors join CFI’s team of more than 30 professionals who are recognized as authorities in their respective areas of expertise.
About Capital Forensics. Inc.
Founded in 1993, Capital Forensics, Inc. (CFI) provides data analysis, expert testimony, litigation support and regulatory consulting for the financial services industry. CFI’s clients range from financial institutions – including broker-dealers, hedge funds and Registered Investment Advisors – to FORTUNE 500 companies.
CFI’s major practice areas include: Data Analytics • Litigation Support & Expert Testimony • Compliance, Regulatory & Risk Consulting • Forensic & Fraud Investigations • The industry’s most comprehensive suite of Arbitration Tools, including ArbReporter®, ArbSelector® and MockArb®. CFI has assisted business leaders and litigation teams in thousands of successful case resolutions and regulatory inquiries.