Richard Chalk

Richard Chalk
Firm:
Office:
5th Floor
Woolgate Exchange
25 Basinghall Street
EC2V 5HA
City:
London
Country:
England
Tel:
+44 20 7015 8756

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Digital & Data - Digital Forensic Experts

Richard Chalk is a director with over 10 years’ experience and plays an integral role in providing expert advice around data driven events. He has several years of experience across multiple industries relating to financial crime & compliance investigations; litigation, insolvencies; valuation disputes; management consulting; and general distressed situations.

Richard specialises in structured data arising from business information systems, and has run risk review projects and provided complex data analyses to a range of Global 500 clients. His clients are domiciled in the United States, European Union and Asia. Richard has led engagements involving widely-recognised and bespoke financial and transactional databases to assess risk controls, compliance reporting, processing work-flow and overall data integrity. His experience includes both database creation and analysis. He is involved in Navigant’s development of business intelligence reporting systems, innovations in e-discovery review tools, and advanced analytics initiatives.

Richard is recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts 2017, where it is noted he “acts for a broad range of international clients and is held in high esteem for his strong analytical capabilities and database work.”

Richard has demonstrated his experience on multiple OFAC, FATCA, FCPA, and AML related projects. More specifically he has assisted clients in identifying their exposure to fraud and corruption issues, by deploying data identification, collection, analysis and review techniques.

Richard assisted a multinational oil and gas firm in response to a FCPA investigation. Involved the identification over 500 back-up tapes totaling 2.5 petabytes of data. Implemented a combination of identification, collection and processing approaches to reduce data volumes, in an effort to manage the documents for review. Involved a combination of unstructured and structured capabilities to deliver specific solution.

Another example relates to a FCPA investigation for a major beverage distributor in response to allegations of bribing public officials for favourable import tax benefits. Brought in to investigation to secure communications and data from 27 structured data systems to follow the fund flow. Uncovered evidence to support allegations and scheme to pay private school bills for children of officials by the tax leads in various country at the direct disregard of company policy and senior officials’ instructions.

One further example involved the collection of hard/soft documents, accounting database platforms across several European/Asian locations (including Russia), in response to a FCPA investigation into a large global retail company. Involved analysing accounting data from JDEdwards, SAP and 1C, in conjunction with electronic versions of hard copy invoices/PO. Applied rules based analysis to identify potential red flag activities. Cross functional team of forensic accountants and data experts collaborated to discover suspicious activities.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Science, Biology with Computer Science from University of Southampton, UK. He also holds ICA certificates in FinCrime and Anti Money Laundering.

WWL says: The "excellent" Richard Chalk boasts an impressive reputation thanks to his strength handling digital regulatory investigations.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Digital & Data - Data and E-Discovery Experts

Richard Chalk is a director with over 10 years’ experience and plays an integral role in providing expert advice around data driven events. He has several years of experience across multiple industries relating to financial crime and compliance investigations; litigation, insolvencies; valuation disputes; management consulting; and general distressed situations.

Richard specialises in structured data arising from business information systems, and has run risk review projects and provided complex data analyses to a range of Global 500 clients. His clients are domiciled in the United States, European Union and Asia. Richard has led engagements involving widely-recognised and bespoke financial and transactional databases to assess risk controls, compliance reporting, processing work-flow and overall data integrity. His experience includes both database creation and analysis. He is involved in Navigant’s development of business intelligence reporting systems, innovations in e-discovery review tools, and advanced analytics initiatives.

Richard is recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts 2017, where it is noted he “acts for a broad range of international clients and is held in high esteem for his strong analytical capabilities and database work.”

Richard has demonstrated his experience on multiple OFAC, FATCA, FCPA, and AML related projects. More specifically he has assisted clients in identifying their exposure to fraud and corruption issues, by deploying data identification, collection, analysis and review techniques.

Richard assisted a multinational oil and gas firm in response to an FCPA investigation. Involved the identification over 500 back-up tapes totaling 2.5 petabytes of data. Implemented a combination of identification, collection and processing approaches to reduce data volumes, in an effort to manage the documents for review. Involved a combination of unstructured and structured capabilities to deliver specific solution.

Another example relates to an FCPA investigation for a major beverage distributor in response to allegations of bribing public officials for favourable import tax benefits. Brought in to investigation to secure communications and data from 27 structured data systems to follow the fund flow. Uncovered evidence to support allegations and scheme to pay private school bills for children of officials by the tax leads in various country at the direct disregard of company policy and senior officials’ instructions.

One further example involved the collection of hard/soft documents, accounting database platforms across several European/Asian locations (including Russia), in response to an FCPA investigation into a large global retail company. Involved analysing accounting data from JDEdwards, SAP and 1C, in conjunction with electronic versions of hard copy invoices/PO. Applied rules based analysis to identify potential red flag activities. Cross functional team of forensic accountants and data experts collaborated to discover suspicious activities.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Science, biology with computer science from University of Southampton, UK. He also holds ICA certificates in fincrime and anti money laundering.

WWL says: Richard Chalk wins effusive praise from market sources who consider him “extremely good at responding to a crisis,” thanks to his “innovative approach” and “excellent client service”. 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Data: Data Experts

Richard Chalk is a director with over 10 years’ experience and plays an integral role in providing expert advice around data driven events. He has several years of experience across multiple industries relating to financial crime and compliance investigations; litigation, insolvencies; valuation disputes; management consulting; and general distressed situations.

Richard specialises in structured data arising from business information systems, and has run risk review projects and provided complex data analyses to a range of Global 500 clients. His clients are domiciled in the United States, European Union and Asia. Richard has led engagements involving widely-recognised and bespoke financial and transactional databases to assess risk controls, compliance reporting, processing work-flow and overall data integrity. His experience includes both database creation and analysis. He is involved in Navigant’s development of business intelligence reporting systems, innovations in e-discovery review tools, and advanced analytics initiatives.

Richard is recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts 2017, where it is noted he “acts for a broad range of international clients and is held in high esteem for his strong analytical capabilities and database work.”

Richard has demonstrated his experience on multiple OFAC, FATCA, FCPA, and AML related projects. More specifically he has assisted clients in identifying their exposure to fraud and corruption issues, by deploying data identification, collection, analysis and review techniques.

Richard assisted a multinational oil and gas firm in response to an FCPA investigation. Involved the identification over 500 back-up tapes totaling 2.5 petabytes of data. Implemented a combination of identification, collection and processing approaches to reduce data volumes, in an effort to manage the documents for review. Involved a combination of unstructured and structured capabilities to deliver specific solution.

Another example relates to an FCPA investigation for a major beverage distributor in response to allegations of bribing public officials for favourable import tax benefits. Brought in to investigation to secure communications and data from 27 structured data systems to follow the fund flow. Uncovered evidence to support allegations and scheme to pay private school bills for children of officials by the tax leads in various country at the direct disregard of company policy and senior officials’ instructions.

One further example involved the collection of hard/soft documents, accounting database platforms across several European/Asian locations (including Russia), in response to an FCPA investigation into a large global retail company. Involved analysing accounting data from JDEdwards, SAP and 1C, in conjunction with electronic versions of hard copy invoices/PO. Applied rules based analysis to identify potential red flag activities. Cross functional team of forensic accountants and data experts collaborated to discover suspicious activities.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Science, biology with computer science from University of Southampton, UK. He also holds ICA certificates in fincrime and anti money laundering.

WWL says: Richard Chalk is "a premier data expert" who draws praise for his "ability to come up with creative solutions to complex, novel issues".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Data which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Investigations: Digital Forensic Experts

Richard Chalk is a director with over 10 years’ experience and plays an integral role in providing expert advice around data-driven events. He has several years of experience across multiple industries relating to financial crime and compliance investigations; litigation, insolvencies; valuation disputes; management consulting; and general distressed situations.

Richard specialises in structured data arising from business information systems, and has run risk review projects and provided complex data analyses to a range of Global 500 clients. His clients are domiciled in the United States, European Union and Asia. Richard has led engagements involving widely recognised and bespoke financial and transactional databases to assess risk controls, compliance reporting, processing work-flow and overall data integrity. His experience includes both database creation and analysis. He is involved in Navigant’s development of business intelligence reporting systems, innovations in e-discovery review tools and advanced analytics initiatives.

Richard is recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts 2017, where it is noted he “acts for a broad range of international clients and is held in high esteem for his strong analytical capabilities and database work".

Richard has demonstrated his experience on multiple OFAC, FATCA, FCPA and AML related projects. More specifically he has assisted clients in identifying their exposure to fraud and corruption issues, by deploying data identification, collection, analysis and review techniques.

Richard assisted a multinational oil and gas firm in response to an FCPA investigation. Involved the identification over 500 back-up tapes totalling 2.5 petabytes of data. Implemented a combination of identification, collection and processing approaches to reduce data volumes, in an effort to manage the documents for review. Involved a combination of unstructured and structured capabilities to deliver specific solution.

Another example relates to a FCPA investigation for a major beverage distributor in response to allegations of bribing public officials for favourable import tax benefits. Brought in to investigation to secure communications and data from 27 structured data systems to follow the fund flow. Uncovered evidence to support allegations and scheme to pay private school bills for children of officials by the tax leads in various country at the direct disregard of company policy and senior officials’ instructions.

One further example involved the collection of hard/soft documents, accounting database platforms across several European/Asian locations (including Russia), in response to a FCPA investigation into a large global retail company. Involved analysing accounting data from JDEdwards, SAP and 1C, in conjunction with electronic versions of hard copy invoices/PO. Applied rules based analysis to identify potential red flag activities. Cross-functional team of forensic accountants and data experts collaborated to discover suspicious activities.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Science, biology with computer science from University of Southampton, UK. He also holds ICA certificates in fincrime and anti-money laundering.

WWL says: Richard Chalk has more than a decade of experience providing expert advice in an array of matters including litigation, valuation disputes and financial crime and compliance investigations.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Investigations which can be purchased from our Shop.

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