Anne Eberhardt

Anne Eberhardt, CFE, CAMS, is a Senior Director in the Valuation and Litigation Consulting practice at Gavin/Solmonese. She is responsible for furthering the firm’s forensic investigation practice. As an expert witness and forensic accountant, Anne is experienced in conducting forensic analyses, building and testing financial models, resolving economic disputes, and leading teams in large-scale investigations.

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Gavin/Solmonese’s Anne Eberhardt explores the opposition to the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019, stemming in part from privacy concerns and worry over the potential compromise of preserving market competitive forces. On October 22, 2019, the House voted to pass the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019, a bill to require disclosure of the “ultimate beneficial owners,” or UBO, of U.S. companies. While you...

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What’s Next for Compliance Enforcement?

The 2005 docudrama Syriana captured the moment just before FCPA enforcement reached the great heights we’ve come to expect today. Anne Eberhardt theorizes on the areas where authorities may focus next. The makers of the film Syriana posed several intriguing questions. Just how poisoned by Big Oil is the American foreign policy establishment? What exactly is Syrian about a film that hops...

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Historic Corruption and Its Modern-Day Impacts Anne Eberhardt, CFE, CAMS and Senior Director at Gavin/Solmonese, discusses two notable cases involving corruption, bribery and consequent violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Each offers instruction for compliance practitioners. This autumn we are commemorating two significant anniversaries: the 10-year anniversary of the financial crisis and the centenary of the end of the First World...

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The History of FCPA Enforcement, Part 2 In Part 1 of this two-part series on the history of the enforcement of the FCPA, Anne Eberhardt discussed some of the factors that led to its creation. In this second part, she describes how the FCPA evolved into one of the most feared law enforcement tools. The FCPA was signed into law in December...

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The History of FCPA Enforcement, Part 1 Anne Eberhardt, Senior Director at Gavin Solmonese and an expert in FCPA, forensic, compliance, fraud and corruption investigations, offers a brief history of the FCPA. In this first installment, she provides historical context for the regulation, discusses its 1977 enactment and touches on the international community’s response. On March 15, 2018, Eberhard Reichert pleaded guilty...

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Trump and the FCPA Instances of global corruption pepper our newspapers and news feeds. Closer to home, allegations of corruption have taken center stage in the American political landscape, and President Trump has been openly critical of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, leaving many in the compliance field to wonder whether regulatory agencies will retain the authority necessary to fight corruption. Corruption...

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