WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that Jason Flemmons, former Deputy Chief Accountant of the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has joined the Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice of FTI Consulting as a Senior Managing Director, where he will provide forensic accounting, advisory and dispute consulting services to legal and corporate clients of FTI Consulting. He joins a global platform of multidisciplinary experts who support clients facing high-stakes litigation, arbitration and compliance investigations, and regulatory scrutiny.
Mr. Flemmons joins FTI Consulting after 12 years of service at the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the SEC, where he supervised and performed numerous financial and accounting fraud investigations involving SEC registrants, senior executives, external auditors and other third parties. He has advised on a wide range of complex accounting and reporting areas such as revenue recognition, vendor rebates, asset valuation and consolidation accounting. Mr. Flemmons also co-headed the Division of Enforcement's Cross Border Working Group. In this capacity, he oversaw and consulted on numerous investigations involving issuers and auditors located in China and other foreign jurisdictions.
Before joining the Commission, Mr. Flemmons was a litigation consultant in the Financial Advisory Services practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers. In addition to managing forensic accounting investigations, he identified and evaluated potential purchase price dispute claims and performed investigations involving asset misappropriation and money laundering. Mr. Flemmons began his career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers in both Washington, D.C., and Madrid, Spain.
"We're excited to welcome Jason to FTI Consulting," said Neal Hochberg, Global Leader of the FTI Consulting Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice. "His deep experience with SEC enforcement initiatives and the global regulatory landscape will provide valuable perspective and insight to both our clients and our client service teams and will complement our capabilities in the forensic investigation, risk management, intelligence and data analytics areas."
Mr. Flemmons is a frequent speaker at industry conferences nationally and internationally. He holds an accounting degree from the College of William & Mary. Mr. Flemmons is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a certified fraud examiner and is certified in financial forensics. He also was appointed to serve on the American Institute of CPA's Fraud Task Force in October 2012.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,800 employees located in 24 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The company generated $1.56 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2011. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
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