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Arpinder Singh

Arpinder Singh

Ernst & Young LLPGolf View Corporate - Tower BSector 42, Sector RoadGurgaonHaryana India122002

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

"He is widely recognised as a leading international forensic expert both within India and Asia"
"He is a towering figure and leading authority in providing expert testimonies in international and national arbitration"
"He is a veteran expert witness, who is well versed with court craft"
"This saves counsel like us, a significant amount of time in arbitration preparation"
"Mr Singh possesses all the expertise to deal with composite financial principles and he is of great help in structuring the claim"

Biography

Arpinder is a Partner and Head of India and Emerging Markets with EY Forensic & Integrity Services.

He has significant experience spanning 25 years in multi-jurisdiction investigations, forensic accounting and dispute advisory in India, the US, UK, Europe and emerging markets.

Arpinder is one of India's most trusted and experienced accounting experts in arbitration. He has provided oral and written testimony in a wide range of arbitral proceedings in close to 70 cases (including ICC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, LCIA and ad hoc arbitrations, both domestic and international) including some of the largest arbitrations in India.

Arpinder, in a wide range of disputes, has provided expert assessment of damages, loss of profit related to breach of contractual obligations, joint ventures, private equity, cost recovery claims, and bilateral investment treaties. He has extensive experience in addressing client issues pertaining to antitrust, FCPA and UKBA investigations across diverse sectors including oil and gas, power, infrastructure, engineering, construction, waste management, financial services, pharmaceutical, telecom, technology, hospitality, sports and real estate.

Arpinder is a Chartered Accountant (ICAI), Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Public Accountant. He holds a bachelor's degree in law (LLB) from Mumbai University and an MBA from Syracuse University, New York. He is an ISO 37001 Certified Lead Auditor, Founder of the Mumbai Chapter of the ACFE and Special invitee in the ICAI’s Digital Accounting and Assurance Board (2020-21).

Clients and counsel have described him as a "trusted adviser and an expert in dispute advisory and forensic services in India", adding that "his expertise in dealing with complex business issues and procedural protocol is commendable".

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Arpinder Singh is recognised as a "very knowledgeable and a forward-thinking leader", applauded for his "methodical and problem-solving approach to issues".

Biography

Arpinder is a partner and head of India and emerging markets with EY’s forensic and integrity services team. He is also a member of the global forensic and integrity services executive committee.

Arpinder has significant experience spanning 25 years in multi-jurisdiction investigations, forensic accounting and dispute advisory in India, the US, UK, Europe and emerging markets. His key areas of specialisation include anti-bribery and anti-corruption (FCPA, UKBA), fraud risk management, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and training. As a trusted adviser, he has worked with regulators, law enforcement officials and corporates on high-profile and global investigations across sectors including oil and gas, power, infrastructure, financial services, pharmaceutical, telecom, technology, hospitality, sports and real estate.

He has acted as an expert forensic accountant in several dispute cases (ICC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, LCIA and ad hoc arbitration) and recognised as one of the foremost legal practitioners in business law. He is a forensic accountant with significant knowledge of the law, and one of the few experts in India who has been an internal auditor, statutory auditor and financial controller, and who leads forensic investigations.

Arpinder is a chartered accountant (ICAI), a certified fraud examiner and a certified public accountant. He holds a bachelor's degree in law (LLB) from Mumbai University and has earned an MBA from Syracuse University, New York. He also serves as president of the Western Region Chapter (India) of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

Clients and counsel have described him as a "trusted adviser and an expert in dispute advisory and forensic services in India", adding: "His expertise in dealing with complex business issues and procedural protocol is commendable."

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