Greg Buchanan, a Partner with StoneTurn, brings 17 years of combined experience in forensic accounting, litigation consulting and auditing. He has extensive experience working on anti-corruption and anti-bribery matters, complex forensic accounting investigations, and commercial litigation engagements involving public and private companies.
Greg has assisted companies and legal counsel on a variety of complex accounting matters, including government enforcement actions, related to various Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) issues, including the improper treatment of revenue recognition, inaccurate and inappropriate accounting of reserves and expenses, and other financial reporting irregularities. He has advised his clients on various accounting fraud issues including embezzlements, procurement fraud, kickback schemes, securities fraud, false financial reporting, and other complex accounting issues.
Greg has significant expertise in anti-corruption and anti—bribery matters. Particularly, he has conducted worldwide corruption investigations, including assisting his clients with potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) violations, in numerous industries including consumer products, hedge funds, healthcare, medical products, manufacturing, real estate, amongst others. He has assisted numerous FCPA monitors by performing forensic accounting analyses, conducting complex data analytics and working on other analyses related to multi-year monitorships. He has also developed FCPA training materials for numerous companies to assist their internal audit and compliance departments in the determination of whether they have implemented an effective FCPA compliance program to meet regulatory requirements.
He has participated in a variety of litigation matters, including purchase price disputes, the preparation and analysis of damage claims, bankruptcy matters and royalty audits, among others.
Greg has reported findings and recommendations to legal counsel, boards of directors, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), Office of Thrift Supervision, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) and other regulators.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Greg worked in the Forensic Accounting and Audit practices at KPMG, and the Forensic Accounting and Litigation Consulting practice at Kroll.
Greg is a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in the state of Illinois), a Certified Fraud Examiner and is Certified in Financial Forensics.
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Q: StoneTurn is known for being collaborative. Describe for us how the firm is able to work so seamlessly with clients and as colleagues.
StoneTurn has a unique and highly collaborative culture, which we draw upon as we provide services to our clients. Our clients receive not only the benefit of the engagement team’s experience, but also the collective experience of the firm’s professionals. Our core principles and values focus on our clients and StoneTurn family—the foundation of our people-oriented culture. Based on this extraordinary environment, our professionals are able to grow and develop collaboratively—with a strong support system and an emphasis on teamwork—and deliver exceptional service to our clients.
Q: What do you believe sets StoneTurn apart?
I believe our ability to successfully operate as a national practice—keeping the needs of our clients and professionals top of mind—is what sets StoneTurn apart. Our team of highly-experienced, multidisciplinary professionals possesses regulatory knowledge, industry expertise and first-hand experience working on a variety of complex business, economic, accounting and financial issues. Since we truly operate as a national practice that is unburdened by silos, our diversity in skill sets, experience and service capabilities provides the greatest value to our clients and develops the qualifications of our professionals.
Q: Clients say they look to StoneTurn to be a trusted adviser. Can you describe how we serve in that role?
We serve as a trusted adviser on each and every engagement, providing our clients with an unbiased assessment of the facts and circumstances presented to us. Our clients appreciate our ability to deliver solutions to the complex issues at hand in an efficient manner. We tailor each engagement using a high degree of professionalism, flexibility and practicality to ensure our clients receive customized solutions.