About Capital Forensics

Although our financial services industry heritage dates back to 1986, Capital Forensics, Inc. (CFI) – as the company is known today – was founded in 1993.

CFI provides a range of services, involving data analysis, expert testimony, litigation support and regulatory consulting primarily for financial services industry clients that include broker-dealers, banks, insurance companies and RIAs, as well as Fortune 500 companies and legal counsel.

For more than a quarter century, CFI has established a reputation for working closely with clients to achieve a long track record of successful resolution of legal cases, regulatory issues and private / internal matters. We serve a broad range of clients across the nation.

Data Analytics

Complete data mining and quantitative analysis to support litigation, compliance and regulatory matters.

Litigation Support

Unbiased expert testimony supported by detailed analysis and instructive exhibits.

Arbitration Tools

A deep portfolio of arbitration information and tools.

Fraud & Forensic Investigations

Objective financial analysis for complex financial investigations, as well as commercial litigation, fraud and theft cases.

Compliance, Regulatory & Risk Management Consulting

Expert advice, support and solutions tailored to the needs of financial services firms and FORTUNE 500 companies.


Our Core Values

At CFI, Strength Through Corroboration is a core operating principle that delivers tangible value to our clients, and sets us apart from competitors.

By Strength Through Corroboration, we mean that:

  • Every case is different, and demands extensive research and in-depth, professional analysis.
  • In most cases, we provide multiple alternative solutions for clients to choose from
  • New and more effective methodologies are continually explored and applied
  • Cases are won through detailed analysis, persuasive exhibits and knowledgeable, unbiased testimony

This is the value proposition upon which CFI was founded, and it remains our commitment to clients today. It’s been successfully applied to assist business leaders and litigation teams in thousands of successful case and issue resolutions, as well as regulatory and compliance-related matters.


“Firms need to step up their game in the current tough regulatory environment. CFI helps clients to assess and manage compliance-related risks more effectively.”

— Vadim Khavinson, Chairman & CEO, Capital Forensics

Why Capital Forensics?

We know financial services

Our range of expertise covers every asset class, and all critical industry issues.

We manage any size data

Our extensive data-driven analytics capabilities produce tangible, persuasive results.

We have high standards

Our bar of excellence and ethics for expert witnesses and consultants is set very high.

We are your partner

Our professionals go the extra mile to ensure comprehensive, effective solutions.

We walk the talk

Our longevity and reputation is built on thousands of successful client outcomes.

We help clients avoid problems

Our capabilities enable clients to avoid and manage risk, as well as resolve issues.

Clients We Serve

Management Team

Our management team includes some of the most experienced industry professionals, who are respected authorities in data analytics, litigation support, compliance and regulatory issues, and fraud and forensic investigations.

  • Vadim Khavinson

    Chairman & CEO

    Vadim Khavinson became Chairman and CEO in 2016, and is focused on continuing CFI's successful track...

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  • Christine Cornejo

    Managing Director

    Christine brings more than 30 years of financial services experience, specializing in reducing regulatory...

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  • Brad Daniels

    Chief Operating Officer

    Brad Daniels serves as the Firm’s Chief Operating Officer, where he oversees the firm’s operations,...

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  • Kamran Fotouhi

    Managing Director

    Kamran brings more than 20 years of financial industry experience focusing primarily on compliance...

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  • John Ivan

    Managing Director

    John is a highly respected securities industry attorney and compliance professional who has led...

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  • Jay Rosen

    Chairman Emeritus

    Jay Rosen founded CFI in 1993. Mr. Rosen provides expert analysis and testimony in securities and...

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  • Eric Siber

    Managing Director

    Eric has more than 30 years of financial services industry experience. In his most recent role on...

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  • Stephen Strombelline

    Managing Director

    Stephen brings more than 35 Years of compliance and regulatory expertise, along with enterprise...

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  • Robert Valker

    Managing Director

    Bob Valker has extensive experience in management of regulatory and litigation matters, and is recognized...

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Data Security

Protection of client data is a priority at CFI. We take every step necessary to ensure that our systems, policies and procedures meet or exceed the highest security standards of the financial services industry. We conduct regular SOC 2 audits annually to ensure proper controls for security and confidentiality. Additionally, CFI applies intrusion protection systems to guard against known threats, and performs internal vulnerability scans and external intrusion testing to ensure network security.

CFI maintains a disaster recovery plan which is tested regularly, to ensure data integrity should a disaster occur. Clients are welcome to visit our facilities to review our data security measures and environment.

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