Crypto assets, financial crime & forensic accounting
In a recent article for Expert Witness Journal, Senior Consultant to CRA Paul Doxey explains how cryptocurrencies are used to launder illicit funds and how...
Paul Doxey is a senior consultant in the Forensic Services Practice of Charles River Associates.
Paul has 30 years of experience in accountancy, finance, business and financial regulation. He specializes in forensic investigations and financial disputes, including testifying as an expert witness on accounting and fraud matters. Issues covered include accounting treatments, loss of profits, asset tracing, money laundering, fraud, corruption, and financial crime due diligence. He has led large-scale investigations in the UK, continental Europe, and Asia.
Paul was an audit and forensic partner at Arthur Andersen, where he worked for 14 years in the financial services practice. As a member the “on-call”’ technical team he advised investment banks on accounting for leasing, securities, and structured products. He was seconded for two years as a senior manager in the special investigation units at the Bank of England and Financial Services Authority.
Paul has deep experience in management systems and digital technology. He has founded a start-up to transform the ability of clients to organize and communicate their information simply, intuitively, and securely. In 2014 he implemented the first information security management system to be fully certified under ISO 27001 for a UK forensic accounting firm or practice. He has also achieved certification under ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 22301 (Business Continuity).
Paul has received praise from leading solicitors and barristers for his written reports and oral testimony, being described as “a first-rate forensic accountant,” “an excellent and poised witness,” and “in the first rank of exceedingly good forensic accountants.”
Who’s Who Legal lists Paul in its 2018 publications on investigations and consulting experts, and comments that “Paul Doxey leaves clients ‘astonished by his excellent work, detailed document reviews, convincing reasoning and profound analysis’.”
Paul is an Accredited Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.