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Paul Donato

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Expert Information
Qualifications BS Business Administration, Management Information Systems and Accounting
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner
Professional Memberships AICPA. ACFE
Services Forensic Accounting & Commercial Damages
Sectors Industrial & Manufacturing, Power & Utilities
Expert Highlights
  • Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner.
  • Proven as a credible witness under cross-examination.
  • Conducted financial investigations with transactional activity in excess of US$10 billion.
  • Provided an independent FCPA investigation report for a corporation self-disclosing potential FCPA violations, including presenting the findings of the report to the SEC, DOJ and FBI.
  • Combines forensic accounting expertise with solid business management acumen.

Paul is a forensic accounting expert with 15 years of experience in a wide range of industry sectors. He has been an appointed as an expert on one occasion, for which he was cross-examined in an arbitration.

Paul provided testimony in a theft valued at US$300,000 for a client in the healthcare sector. He has also investigated a further seven employee theft cases, as well as providing expert advisory services in support of tracing and complex damages experts on four occasions.

Paul provides a variety of investigative and accounting services in matters including commercial and bankruptcy litigation, shareholder disputes, as well as experience in fraud investigations including Ponzi scheme investigations, SEC investigations, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations. He has conducted financial investigations with transactional activity in excess of US$10 billion.

Paul began his career specializing in forensic accounting matters involving data and document management and analysis, white collar crime, and the issuance of expert reports. He has experience servicing clients in Asia, Europe and North America working in the energy, entertainment, insurance, manufacturing, government services, retail, waste management, wholesale and finance industries. Paul combines excellent forensic accounting expertise with solid business acumen, with experience in interim management roles working with C-suite executives and boards of directors.

Paul holds a degree in Business Administration – Management Information Systems and Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Location Philadelphia, PA, US

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