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FTI Consulting Expands Danger & Investigations Capabilities in Asia with Senior Managing Director Rachel Layburn

SINGAPORE, July 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) in the present day introduced the continued funding in its Danger & Investigations observe throughout the Forensic and Litigation Consulting phase with the appointment of Rachel Layburn as a Senior Managing Director, based mostly in Singapore.

Ms. Layburn is an professional in forensic investigations and regulatory compliance issues and brings over 20 years of expertise in China and Singapore. At FTI Consulting, she is going to concentrate on advanced, multi-disciplinary investigations and advising on compliance programme-related companies, together with for home organizations in China and Singapore. Ms. Layburn will work carefully with adjoining practices in Asia, together with the Knowledge & Analytics, Export Controls, Sanctions & Commerce, and Monetary Crime Compliance practices.

“I’m delighted to welcome Rachel to our Danger & Investigations crew. She brings a singular mixture of consulting and in-house expertise engaged on compliance issues, together with investigations and operationalising compliance programmes, and her management working with our groups in Singapore and China shall be a wonderful strategic complement to our Danger & Investigations observe,” stated Beth Junell, Chief of the Danger & Investigations observe in Asia at FTI Consulting. “Rachel has joined us throughout an thrilling interval as we glance towards progress in Asia and brings a wealth of expertise to our Asia observe. Her background will give shoppers distinctive insights that may assist them handle investigations and preserve compliance programmes that may shield their freedom to function.”

Ms. Layburn has intensive expertise working in numerous geographic areas in Asia and North America, advising quite a few organisations with points referring to international anti-corruption legal guidelines, antitrust legal guidelines, securities legal guidelines, accounting and book-keeping requirements, enterprise ethics necessities and different inside management guidelines. The companies she led have included conducting inside investigations, responding to native regulatory authorities’ inquiries and inspections, reporting to U.S. authorities regulatory authorities, participating with impartial screens and devising and implementing compliance programmes.

Previous to becoming a member of FTI Consulting, Ms. Layburn was with WPP Group, the world’s largest promoting communications group, as Group Head of Compliance, the place she drove all compliance initiatives and oversaw methods and deliveries throughout the Asia Pacific area. She was additionally a accomplice and Head of Investigations Providers at KPMG China, main the forensic observe in Beijing. Ms. Layburn was the primary native Mandarin-speaking forensic accomplice in a Large 4 mainland China observe.

Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Layburn stated, “I’m delighted to be becoming a member of FTI Consulting and its Danger & Investigations choices. I look ahead to leveraging the various platform and international community of specialists to offer shoppers with the experience and expertise wanted to navigate in the present day’s dynamic and quickly altering authorized and regulatory panorama. It’s an thrilling time to be a part of FTI Consulting in Asia, and I look ahead to contributing to our crew’s progress and the Asia observe’s profitable trajectory.”

Ms. Layburn holds an MBA diploma from York College and is a Licensed Public Accountant with the American Institute of Licensed Public Accountants, a Licensed Fraud Examiner, and a Licensed Anti-Cash Laundering Specialist.

The Danger & Investigations observe at FTI Consulting offers multidisciplinary, impartial dispute advisory, investigative, information acquisition/evaluation and forensic accounting companies to the worldwide enterprise and authorized group. The crew helps shoppers dealing with high-stakes litigation, arbitration, compliance investigations and regulatory scrutiny.

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a world enterprise advisory agency devoted to serving to organisations handle change, mitigate threat and resolve disputes: monetary, authorized, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With greater than 6,400 staff positioned in 29 international locations, FTI Consulting professionals work carefully with shoppers to anticipate, illuminate and overcome advanced enterprise challenges and benefit from alternatives. The Firm generated $2.46 billion in revenues throughout fiscal yr 2020. For extra data, go to and join with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Fb and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting, Inc.
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Washington, DC 20004

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