Basil Imburgia is a senior managing director at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. Mr Imburgia is the North American leader of FTI Consulting’s forensic and litigation consulting segment. He has over 25 years of experience in providing forensic accounting and financial and economic analysis to attorneys in litigation, and 30 years of accounting experience. His experience includes depositions, arbitration, mediation and trial testimony. He has also acted as a neutral arbiter in accounting and post-acquisition disputes.
Mr Imburgia has advised on matters involving accounting and auditing issues, patent, false advertising, trademark, trade secret and copyright disputes, breach of contract, derivative products and banking litigation, counterfeiting disputes, valuation of entities, investigating and identifying underpaid royalties and fraudulent payments, fair presentation of financial statements, securities and financial reporting investigations, insurance claims and alter-ego matters. He has additional experience with mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, IPOs, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), analysis and valuations.
Mr Imburgia has provided expert witness testimony on matters involving real estate disputes, royalty disputes, wrongful termination, alter-ego, taxable income, bankruptcy, trade secrets, breach of contract, securities, copyrights, GAAP issues and post-acquisitions in US federal and state courts for trials, arbitrations and depositions.
Mr Imburgia holds a BS from CW Post School of Professional Accountancy. He is a certified public accountant in New York and a certified fraud examiner. Mr Imburgia is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he also served as chairperson of the Litigation Services Committee in 2000 and 2001. He is also a member of the AICPA’s M&A disputes task force.
WWL says: Basil Imburgia is "always insightful and very persuasive in his oral evidence".
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