Justices’ SEC disgorgement ruling may shape FCPA matters
The Supreme Court is poised to decide whether the US Securities and Exchange Commission may continue to pursue the disgorgement of ill-gotten gains in...
Neal Hochberg is a vice president in the Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice at CRA. Mr. Hochberg has decades of consulting experience advising outside counsel, board and senior management on accounting and forensic investigations and has provided expert witness testimony and served as an arbitrator, mediator, and in court-appointed roles as independent panel and special master.
He has also served as an independent compliance consultant for a multinational under a Department of Justice deferred prosecution agreement (DPA). He specializes in complex matters involving financial misreporting, securities derivatives and 10b-5 claims, fraud and corruption claims, including alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Mr. Hochberg was previously the global leader of the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting from 2008 until 2017 and served on the firm’s executive committee.
Mr. Hochberg’s career also includes service as a forensic and litigation partner at two of the Big 4 accounting firms and as an audit partner at another international accounting firm. In addition, he was an executive vice president, chief financial officer, and member of the board of a diverse manufacturing company.
Mr. Hochberg holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Florida, is Certified in Financial Forensics, and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. Mr. Hochberg is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Presently, he is the Board Chairman of a public listed company and previously served for years as the project delegate to the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative.