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Ernest Brod

Ernest Brod

Alvarez & Marsal600 Madison Avenue, 8th FloorNew YorkUSA10022
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Asset Recovery Experts 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Ernest Brod is a highly regarded asset recovery expert with a wealth of experience working on high-profile cross-border asset tracing cases. 

Biography

Ernest Brod is a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations in New York and leads the firm's business intelligence practice. Mr Brod has extensive experience in applying cutting edge forensic techniques to corporate investigations and providing in-depth business intelligence services to clients around the world.

Mr Brod is credited with groundbreaking work in applying a variety of investigative tools on behalf of companies engaged in litigation, global asset searches, enhanced due diligence and in corporate contests and transactions. In 30 years as an investigative and intelligence consultant, Mr Brod has worked with the country's leading law firms, corporations and financial institutions. His efforts helped the field of business investigations gain acceptance from corporate America and prominent law firms.

Mr Brod has uncovered assets around the world of borrowers who owe hundreds of millions of dollars to the four systemic Greek banks. He led the search for assets of the government of Venezuela and for Baby Doc Duvalier's pirated assets on behalf of the government of Haiti, According to Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2015, Mr Brod “excels in tracing hidden assets".

Mr Brod is widely recognised as an authority on shareholder activism, proxy contests and hostile takeovers. By looking for hidden issues within companies, as well as insufficient disclosure or misrepresentation by their principals, his investigative work has helped clients reduce the risk of fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) issues, and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and terrorism concerns. In recent years, he has led panel discussions at the New York City Bar Association and at the Federal Bar Council Inns of Court about "pretexting" and the impact of the Hewlett-Packard case on corporate investigations. He has also written and lectured extensively on dotcom fraud, hostile takeovers, investigative due diligence, doing business in Asia, and litigation intelligence.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Brod led the business intelligence practice at Navigant and was a director in the forensic and dispute services practice for Deloitte FAS. Earlier, he spent 17 years with Kroll as one of the leaders of its investigation and intelligence business, and was a founder and CEO of Citigate Global Intelligence. Early in his career, he served for five years as an attorney/investigator with the Federal Trade Commission.

Mr Brod earned a BA from Columbia College and a JD from Columbia Law School.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Ernest Brod is applauded for his extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of asset recovery matters, working with financial institutions, corporations and lawyers.

Biography

Ernest Brod is a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations in New York and leads the firm's business intelligence practice. Mr Brod has extensive experience in applying cutting edge forensic techniques to corporate investigations and providing in-depth business intelligence services to clients around the world.

Mr Brod is credited with groundbreaking work in applying a variety of investigative tools on behalf of companies engaged in litigation, global asset searches, enhanced due diligence and in corporate contests and transactions. In 30 years as an investigative and intelligence consultant, Mr Brod has worked with the country's leading law firms, corporations and financial institutions. His efforts helped the field of business investigations gain acceptance from corporate America and prominent law firms.

Mr Brod has uncovered assets around the world of borrowers who owe hundreds of millions of dollars to the four systemic Greek banks. He led the search for assets of the government of Venezuela and for Baby Doc Duvalier's pirated assets on behalf of the government of Haiti, According to Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2015, Mr Brod “excels in tracing hidden assets".

Mr Brod is widely recognised as an authority on shareholder activism, proxy contests and hostile takeovers. By looking for hidden issues within companies, as well as insufficient disclosure or misrepresentation by their principals, his investigative work has helped clients reduce the risk of fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) issues, and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and terrorism concerns. In recent years, he has led panel discussions at the New York City Bar Association and at the Federal Bar Council Inns of Court about "pretexting" and the impact of the Hewlett-Packard case on corporate investigations. He has also written and lectured extensively on dotcom fraud, hostile takeovers, investigative due diligence, doing business in Asia, and litigation intelligence.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Brod led the business intelligence practice at Navigant and was a director in the forensic and dispute services practice for Deloitte FAS. Earlier, he spent 17 years with Kroll as one of the leaders of its investigation and intelligence business, and was a founder and CEO of Citigate Global Intelligence. Early in his career, he served for five years as an attorney/investigator with the Federal Trade Commission.

Mr Brod earned a BA from Columbia College and a JD from Columbia Law School.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Ernest Brod is a long-standing figure in the US market who is known for his vast experience in corporate investigations and complex litigation proceedings.

Biography

Ernest Brod is a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations in New York and leads the firm's business intelligence practice. Mr Brod has extensive experience in applying cutting edge forensic techniques to corporate investigations and providing in-depth business intelligence services to clients around the world.

Mr Brod is credited with groundbreaking work in applying a variety of investigative tools on behalf of companies engaged in litigation, global asset searches, enhanced due diligence and in corporate contests and transactions. In 30 years as an investigative and intelligence consultant, Mr Brod has worked with the country's leading law firms, corporations and financial institutions. His efforts helped the field of business investigations gain acceptance from corporate America and prominent law firms.

Mr Brod has uncovered assets around the world of borrowers who owe hundreds of millions of dollars to the four systemic Greek banks. He led the search for assets of the government of Venezuela and for Baby Doc Duvalier's pirated assets on behalf of the government of Haiti, According to Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2015, Mr Brod “excels in tracing hidden assets".

Mr Brod is widely recognised as an authority on shareholder activism, proxy contests and hostile takeovers. By looking for hidden issues within companies, as well as insufficient disclosure or misrepresentation by their principals, his investigative work has helped clients reduce the risk of fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) issues, and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and terrorism concerns. In recent years, he has led panel discussions at the New York City Bar Association and at the Federal Bar Council Inns of Court about "pretexting" and the impact of the Hewlett-Packard case on corporate  investigations. He has also written and lectured extensively on dotcom fraud, hostile takeovers, investigative due diligence, doing business in Asia, and litigation intelligence.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Brod led the business intelligence practice at Navigant and was a director in the forensic and dispute services practice for Deloitte FAS. Earlier, he spent 17 years with Kroll as one of the leaders of its investigation and intelligence business, and was a founder and CEO of Citigate Global Intelligence. Early in his career he served for five years as an attorney/investigator with the Federal Trade Commission.

Mr Brod earned a BA from Columbia College and a JD from Columbia Law School.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Ernest Brod is a distinguished name in the space whose sought-after expertise sees him involved in issues including internal investigations and multi-jurisdictional asset tracing.

Biography

Ernest Brod is a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations in New York and leads the firm's business intelligence practice. Mr Brod has extensive experience in applying cutting edge forensic techniques to corporate investigations and providing in-depth business intelligence services to clients around the world.

Mr Brod is credited with groundbreaking work in applying a variety of investigative tools on behalf of companies engaged in litigation, global asset searches, enhanced due diligence and in corporate contests and transactions. In 30 years as an investigative and intelligence consultant, Mr Brod has worked with the country's leading law firms, corporations and financial institutions. His efforts helped the field of business investigations gain acceptance from corporate America and prominent law firms.

Mr Brod has uncovered assets around the world of borrowers who owe hundreds of millions of dollars to the four systemic Greek banks. He led the search for assets of the government of Venezuela and for Baby Doc Duvalier's pirated assets on behalf of the government of Haiti, According to Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2015, Mr Brod “excels in tracing hidden assets".

Mr Brod is widely recognised as an authority on shareholder activism, proxy contests and hostile takeovers. By looking for hidden issues within companies, as well as insufficient disclosure or misrepresentation by their principals, his investigative work has helped clients reduce the risk of fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) issues, and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and terrorism concerns. In recent years, he has led panel discussions at the New York City Bar Association and at the Federal Bar Council Inns of Court about "pretexting" and the impact of the Hewlett-Packard case on corporate investigations. He has also written and lectured extensively on dotcom fraud, hostile takeovers, investigative due diligence, doing business in Asia, and litigation intelligence.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Brod led the business intelligence practice at Navigant and was a director in the forensic and dispute services practice for Deloitte FAS. Earlier, he spent 17 years with Kroll as one of the leaders of its investigation and intelligence business, and was a founder and CEO of Citigate Global Intelligence. Early in his career, he served for five years as an attorney/investigator with the Federal Trade Commission.

Mr Brod earned a BA from Columbia College and a JD from Columbia Law School.

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