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Juan J Valderas

Juan J Valderas
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Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Forensics & Litigation Consulting - Accountants

Juan is the leader of the FTI's forensic and litigation consulting practice in Spain. Juan commenced his professional career at KPMG’s audit department from 1994 to 1999 and then joined their forensic department in London. He was also key in setting up KPMG`s forensic department in Spain. In November 2003, he joined Deloitte in Spain to create and lead its forensic department for 10 years. He was also appointed as the Deloitte forensic leader for Europe, Middle East and Africa between 2012 and 2015.

As a full-time forensic practitioner for 19 years, Juan provides specialist services in national and international investigations (fraud, corruption, accounting manipulation and other regulatory investigations), independent expert in litigation before both national and international courts and arbitration bodies (damages, loss of profit, commercial disputes, acquisition price adjustments, unfair competition, etc.) and, more recently, insolvency related assignments (advisory, court-appointed administrator).

Juan is perceived in the Spanish and European markets as an expert forensic practitioner and, over the years, he has been interviewed, quoted and led some publications that included thought leadership pieces by Juan himself.

Juan is a Spanish official qualified auditor (No 17,996) as well as a certified fraud examiner and holds both a Spanish law degree and an economics degree from the Catholic Institute of Business Administration (ICADE), Spain.

Juan's recent experience includes numerous achievements, such as leading a number of investigations concerning fraud and other situations, including: fraud committed by directors and employees; corruption and bribery in both public bodies and private entities; related fraud detection and prevention engagements; infringements of intellectual property rights, unfair competition from former directors and employees; FCPA, competition, money laundering and other regulatory investigations.

Acting as an expert witness, arbitrator or mediator, Juan has given evidence for Spanish and international courts and arbitration bodies in more than 200 cases, including: damages and loss of profit calculation; price adjustments and other disputes related to sale and purchase agreements; disputes over intellectual property and unfair competition; financial issues in bankruptcy procedures; cash and asset tracing in the context of money laundering investigations.

Juan has also recently been involved in insolvency-related assignments.

Juan is internationally recognised as a leading forensic accountant, and has been included in previous editions of Who's Who Legal: Investigations, where he is described as one of Spain's leading experts on fraud-related investigations and also "respected across the continent for his work on regulatory related issues".

WWL says: Juan Valderas is a standout name in the forensic and litigation consulting field.

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