Louise Jordaan, a Partner with StoneTurn, has more than 22 years of forensic investigation, forensic accounting, expert witness and business dispute resolution experience. She also advises clients on the implementation of whistleblowing services and fraud management controls in support of their compliance and risk management functions.

Louise has been involved in and managed numerous forensic accounting engagements related to the misrepresentation of financial statements of listed companies, loss of profits, and quantification of resulting claims and insolvency related matters. She has predominantly worked with clients in the financial services, manufacturing, natural resources and mining industries. She has also worked with clients in the public sector, including municipalities, the South African Revenue Service, the South African Police Service and the National Prosecuting Authority.

Louise has led a variety of investigations, including cross-border investigations, related to misconduct such as theft, anti-money laundering, corruption and general employee and executive fraud.

Prior to joining StoneTurn, Louise was with KPMG, where she served as a Partner in the Forensics practice and managed the Ethics Line services offering.

Louise is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Institute of Regulatory Board for Auditors, the Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners, and an Associate Member of the ACFE International. She is an Admitted Advocate to the High Court of South Africa.

Interviews

South Africa’s Dispute Resolution & Arbitration Landscape

Louise Jordaan, a Partner in StoneTurn’s Johannesburg office, talks about alternative means of dispute resolution being used by many companies in South Africa, and outlines the benefits of negotiation, mediation and arbitration.

Areas of Practice

  • Investigations
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    Investigations

    StoneTurn looks beyond the surface when it comes to corporate investigations.

    Working collaboratively with your legal team, our professionals provide insightful investigative and financial analyses to help corporate leaders stay one step ahead. Rely on our forensic accountants, data analytics experts and skilled investigators to find salient information that can support responses to these high-stakes inquiries:

    • Regulatory or compliance irregularities
    • Financial fraud and misstatements
    • Asset misappropriation
    • Anti-corruption
    • Anti-money laundering issues
    • Whistleblower allegations
    • Discovery requests
    • Due diligence
    • Workplace harassment issues
    • Business intelligence
  • Litigation
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    Litigation

    Rising risks associated with corporate litigation. Potential reputational damage and significant losses. The threat of global claims. In-house and outside legal counsel and their advisers are not only tasked with mitigating significant risks, but also to do more with less in an ever-evolving legal landscape.

    StoneTurn’s experts bring decades of experience in business disputes. We work with clients to address the complex financial, accounting and economic-related issues in legal matters ranging from intellectual property disputes to international arbitration. We provide consulting and expert witness services for a range of proceedings with a singular focus — collaborating with our clients to achieve an objective and fair outcome.

  • Expert Testimony
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    Expert Testimony

    When involved in high-stakes legal matters, counsel and their clients need experts by their side to untangle complex facts and provide compelling testimony to ensure the best possible outcome.

    StoneTurn’s experts analyze and explain complex concepts, prepare detailed analyses, and develop clear and concise findings, which are presented in reports and through testimony at depositions, trials and before other triers of fact.

  • Compliance & Monitoring
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    Compliance & Monitoring

    Corporate counsel, compliance professionals and internal audit teams face ever-increasing expectations. Regulatory scrutiny is on the rise. There is significant pressure to cut costs. The threat of reputational damage is significant.

    StoneTurn helps firms in South Africa become more proactive by identifying the sources of criminal and unethical conduct, and implementing procedures and protocols to avoid future problems. We also serve as a court- and government-appointed independent monitor to assess remediation efforts. Turn to us for subject matter and industry expertise, reliable investigative results, objectivity and a proven track record as a trusted adviser.

  • Financial Services
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    Financial Services

    Heightened government scrutiny. New anti-corruption risks. Unexpected whistleblower allegations. The need to collect and manipulate ever-growing volumes of data. In a post-crisis world, financial services organizations require trusted advisers who bring deep industry knowledge as well as experience across the legal and compliance spectrum.

    StoneTurn’s expert professionals average more than 25 years of experience and have served at more than 25 of the largest financial services institutions, U.K. and U.S. regulatory and prosecutorial agencies, and Big Four audit firms. Our team draws upon this unique experience to help financial services clients manage risks, respond to regulatory inquiries, and investigate alleged fraud and misconduct.