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Asset Recovery Experts 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Daniel Barton is a prominent name in the asset recovery space with specialist knowledge in the space. He has taken receivership appointments and given evidence in the High Court.

Biography

Daniel Barton, a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal’s global forensic and dispute services practice in London, brings more than 20 years of professional experience in forensic accounting investigations specialising in fraud, bribery and corruption, and regulatory issues. He has worked with clients across a wide range of sectors and has undertaken assignments in the UK, mainland Europe, Africa, the US, Russia, Uzbekistan, Argentina, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Malaysia.

Mr Barton has conducted a large number of investigations into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption and other ethics violations and has recently completed assignments arising from both internal and external whistleblowing at a major European corporate. Many of these investigations have been cross-border and required him to conduct interviews and gather information in multiple countries. He has managed all aspects of these assignments including multicultural and multilingual teams and the appropriate use of forensic technology specialists. He has also taken receivership appointments, and directorships in multiple countries, to trace, recover and manage assets stolen from a Kazakh bank.

Mr Barton has given evidence in the English High Court and others on a range of fraud, asset recovery and investigation matters and also in criminal and civil cases in Russia.

In relation to bribery and corruption, especially the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), he has managed assignments in all aspects of the life cycle, from providing training and education to corporate management and staff, conducting pre-acquisition due diligence, investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption and remediation in cases where control gaps have been identified.

Mr Barton has also assisted clients with developing policies, procedures and supporting tools in relation to various aspects of compliance. He has also provided training and education to clients on a broad range of fraud awareness, prevention and remediation issues such as corruption and bribery, internal audit, compliance reviews and internal investigations.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Barton was a managing director with the Forensic Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tokyo.

Mr Barton holds a bachelor's degree in history. He became a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and is a certified fraud examiner (CFE).

Mr Barton has spoken on cross-border investigations at the 2010 and 2011 ACFE European Fraud Conferences. He has also had articles published, and been quoted, in numerous journals and newspapers including the Financial Times in relation to the UK Bribery Act.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Daniel Barton is a highly astute asset recovery specialist with strong international experience in jurisdictions including Brazil, Japan and Hong Kong, and across Europe and Africa.

Biography

Daniel Barton, a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal’s global forensic and dispute services practice in London, brings more than 20 years of professional experience in forensic accounting investigations specialising in fraud, bribery and corruption, and regulatory issues. He has worked with clients across a wide range of sectors and has undertaken assignments in the UK, mainland Europe, Africa, the US, Russia, Uzbekistan, Argentina, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Malaysia.

Mr Barton has conducted a large number of investigations into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption and other ethics violations and has recently completed assignments arising from both internal and external whistleblowing at a major European corporate. Many of these investigations have been cross-border and required him to conduct interviews and gather information in multiple countries. He has managed all aspects of these assignments including multicultural and multilingual teams and the appropriate use of forensic technology specialists. He has also taken receivership appointments, and directorships in multiple countries, to trace, recover and manage assets stolen from a Kazakh bank.

Mr Barton has given evidence in the English High Court and others on a range of fraud, asset recovery and investigation matters and also in criminal and civil cases in Russia.

In relation to bribery and corruption, especially the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), he has managed assignments in all aspects of the life cycle, from providing training and education to corporate management and staff, conducting pre-acquisition due diligence, investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption and remediation in cases where control gaps have been identified.

Mr Barton has also assisted clients with developing policies, procedures and supporting tools in relation to various aspects of compliance. He has also provided training and education to clients on a broad range of fraud awareness, prevention and remediation issues such as corruption and bribery, internal audit, compliance reviews and internal investigations.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Barton was a managing director with the Forensic Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tokyo.

Mr Barton holds a bachelor's degree in history. He became a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and is a certified fraud examiner (CFE).

Mr Barton has spoken on cross-border investigations at the 2010 and 2011 ACFE European Fraud Conferences. He has also had articles published, and been quoted, in numerous journals and newspapers including the Financial Times in relation to the UK Bribery Act.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Daniel Barton is an “extremely good forensic accountant” with specialist knowledge of corruption, fraud, bribery and regulatory matters.

Biography

Daniel Barton, a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal’s global forensic and dispute services practice in London, brings more than 20 years of professional experience in forensic accounting investigations specialising in fraud, bribery and corruption, and regulatory issues. He has worked with clients across a wide range of sectors and has undertaken assignments in the UK, mainland Europe, Africa, the US, Russia, Uzbekistan, Argentina, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Malaysia.

Mr Barton has conducted a large number of investigations into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption and other ethics violations and has recently completed assignments arising from both internal and external whistleblowing at a major European corporate. Many of these investigations have been cross-border and required him to conduct interviews and gather information in multiple countries. He has managed all aspects of these assignments including multicultural and multilingual teams and the appropriate use of forensic technology specialists. He has also taken receivership appointments, and directorships in multiple countries, to trace, recover and manage assets stolen from a Kazakh bank.

Mr Barton has given evidence in the English High Court and others on a range of fraud, asset recovery and investigation matters and also in criminal and civil cases in Russia.

In relation to bribery and corruption, especially the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), he has managed assignments in all aspects of the life cycle, from providing training and education to corporate management and staff, conducting pre-acquisition due diligence, investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption and remediation in cases where control gaps have been identified.

Mr Barton has also assisted clients with developing policies, procedures and supporting tools in relation to various aspects of compliance. He has also provided training and education to clients on a broad range of fraud awareness, prevention and remediation issues such as corruption and bribery, internal audit, compliance reviews and internal investigations.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Barton was a managing director with the Forensic Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tokyo.

Mr Barton holds a bachelor's degree in history. He became a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and is a certified fraud examiner (CFE).

Mr Barton has spoken on cross-border investigations at the 2010 and 2011 ACFE European Fraud Conferences. He has also had articles published, and been quoted, in numerous journals and newspapers including the Financial Times in relation to the UK Bribery Act.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Daniel Barton is an "excellent forensic accountant" with over 20 years of experience in the global space.

Biography

Daniel Barton, a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal's global forensic and dispute services practice in London, brings more than 25 years of professional experience in forensic accounting investigations specialising in fraud, bribery and corruption, and regulatory issues. He has worked with clients across a wide range of sectors and has undertaken assignments in the UK, mainland Europe, Africa, the US, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Argentina, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Malaysia and in relation to Iran, Dubai, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

Mr Barton has conducted a large number of investigations into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption and other ethics violations and has recently completed assignments arising from both internal and external whistleblowing at a major European corporate. Many of these investigations have been cross-border and required him to conduct interviews and gather information in multiple countries. He has managed all aspects of these assignments including multicultural and multilingual teams and the appropriate use of forensic technology specialists.

Mr Barton has given evidence in the English High Court and others on a range of fraud, asset recovery and investigation matters, and also in criminal and civil cases in Russia and as an expert in arbitral proceedings.

In relation to bribery and corruption, especially the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), he has managed assignments in all aspects of the life cycle, from providing training and education to corporate management and staff, conducting pre-acquisition due diligence, investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption and remediation in cases where control gaps have been identified.

Mr Barton has also assisted clients with developing policies, procedures and supporting tools in relation to various aspects of compliance. He has also provided training and education to clients on a broad range of fraud awareness, prevention and remediation issues such as corruption and bribery, internal audit, compliance reviews and internal investigations.

He has also taken receivership and liquidation appointments, and directorships in multiple countries, to trace and recover misappropriated assets.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Barton was a managing director with the Forensic Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tokyo.

Mr Barton holds a bachelor's degree in history, is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a certified fraud examiner (CFE).

Mr Barton has spoken on cross-border investigations at the 2010 and 2011 ACFE European Fraud Conferences. He has also had articles published, and been quoted, in numerous journals and newspapers including the Financial Times in relation to the UK Bribery Act.

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