Kristin Bone, a Partner with StoneTurn, has more than 20 years of forensic accounting, auditing, compliance and monitoring, and dispute consulting experience. Kristin brings expertise in investigations, litigation matters and arbitration connected with civil and commercial disputes. She also assists clients to develop and implement antifraud risk assessments, and remediate fraud and corruption.
Most recently, Kristin worked as part of the Forensic Adviser team supporting the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)-Appointed Independent Compliance Monitor and Auditor of Volkswagen AG – one of the largest and most high-profile corporate compliance monitorships in history. As part of the VW monitorship team, Kristin served as the Senior Audit Adviser, providing trusted insights to the Monitor and Deputy Monitors on audit matters and working closely with the company’s internal audit function. She was responsible for the development of testing guidance and protocols, and execution of the monitor’s assessment of the design and operating effectiveness of the company’s ethics and compliance program. Kristin’s role was to ensure consistency in the application of testing guidance, as well as the adequacy of the testing, and reasonableness of the recommendations across all areas of testing.
Kristin has led a variety of domestic and international engagements involving corruption and bribery, including U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters, improper revenue recognition and other issues related to the interpretation and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), employee and executive fraud and defalcation, asset misappropriation, and accounting record reconstruction.
In addition, she has led engagements involving quantum or accounting issues, including breach of contract, lost profits, purchase price disputes, royalty disputes, antitrust, and the False Claims Act (FCA).
Kristin has worked with clients across a range of industries, including natural resources and mining, high tech, financial services, public sector, energy, consumer products, manufacturing, healthcare, medical devices and defense.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Kristin was with a Big Four firm, where she served as a leader in the Financial Advisory Services Group.
Kristin is a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in California, District of Columbia, and Florida) and a Certified Fraud Examiner. She is a member of the Steering Group of the ABA’s International Anti-Corruption Committee.