Peter McFarlane is a managing director at Kroll and leader of the financial investigations team in Toronto. With more than 25 years of forensic accounting and investigative experience, Peter manages a wide range of complex financial investigations, litigation consulting, asset recovery and financial due diligence assignments for corporate and government clients around the world. One of Peter’s more notable cases involved investigating a fraud in excess of US$100 million and subsequent asset recovery in multiple jurisdictions around the world.
Peter has investigated a broad range of fraud cases, including management and employee fraud, money laundering and funds tracing. His commercial and civil litigation matters have involved breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust and breach of contract, shareholder disputes and damages assessments. He has also led numerous pre-acquisition due diligence engagements on behalf of corporations and financial institutions and participated in a number of high-profile monitorship engagements.
Peter has spoken in numerous forums on fraud awareness, funds tracing and due diligence. He has been a seminar leader for York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop. He has also provided expert testimony in a variety of courts throughout Canada.
Peter rejoined Kroll’s Toronto office after six years with an international consulting firm. He previously spent seven years with Kroll in Toronto following seven years with a boutique firm specialising in investigative and forensic accounting. Prior to that, he was with a Big Four accounting firm in the UK and Canada for eight years. Peter is a chartered professional accountant, chartered accountant with a specialist designation in investigative and forensic accounting, a certified fraud examiner, and is certified in financial forensics. Additionally, Peter is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.