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."