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Raymond Sloane Joins Berkeley Research Group

May 29, 2013
Press release

Raymond T. Sloane has joined global expert services and consulting firm Berkeley Research Group as a director in the firm's New York City office. He has held leading roles in the investigation of several of the largest fraud cases in the United States. He has also conducted internal investigations on behalf of audit and special committees of boards of directors in connection with restatements of financial results and in instances of suspected embezzlement, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, and other fraudulent activity.

"Berkeley Research Group has distinguished itself as a leader in forensic and litigation consulting and across a range of related areas," said Mr. Sloane. "I look forward to working with this group of top-caliber experts."

Mr. Sloane has more than 35 years of financial and consulting experience, having spent 24 years with public accounting firms. He has provided expert witness testimony in cases involving economic losses, solvency determinations and substantive consolidation, tracing of cash flows, business valuation, auditor malpractice, and accounting issues. His experience extends to contract disputes, rebates, allowances and kickbacks, post-acquisition disputes, asset securitization, white-collar crime, and fraudulent conveyances and preferences. He has experience in industries such as banking and financial services, including commodities, construction, labor unions, automotive, asbestos, retail, advertising, entertainment, sports, and consumer and industrial products.

"Ray is among the top experts in forensic accounting and fraud investigations," said BRG Chairman and Principal Executive Officer David J. Teece. "We are delighted that he has joined our firm."

Mr. Sloane is a Certified Public Accountant and an attorney, and he also holds two forensic accounting/fraud examination designations and three business-valuation credentials. He has expertise in highly complex commercial litigation involving fraud, damages, and technical accounting and auditing issues.

About Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Berkeley Research Group, LLC is a leading global expert services and consulting firm that provides independent expert testimony, authoritative studies, strategic advice, data analytics, and regulatory and dispute support to Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, finance, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate. BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with 23 offices in the United States, Canada, London, UK, and Perth, Western Australia.