Rich Corgel has extensive and unique experience over 40 years working with matters of corporate governance, incident resolution, and compliance involving business entities, many operating on a global platform but subject to local laws and regulations. These matters have involved complex accounting, financial reporting, fraud, bribery and corruption, and compliance matters, including those involving the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ), and industry regulators in the United States, as well as similar authorities and bodies in other countries, including the United Kingdom, European Union countries, Eastern European countries, India, and Pacific Rim countries including China, Japan, India, and South Korea, among others.
Rich has led investigations into matters of non – compliance with laws and regulations, including matters involving financial statement fraud, working directly for company Boards or Special Committees and their counsel. He has also directed and conducted financial, purchase and due diligence investigations, internal control reviews and other projects requiring financial and forensic skills. Rich has experience resolving complex financial issues by working with legal counsel on regulatory and litigation strategies.
Rich has also assisted public company Boards and Audit Committee members with the increasing complexity of their responsibilities by providing risk governance and compliance advisory services. These services often involve preventative measures to avoid incidents or remediation / monitoring of compliance from prior incidents.
Rich’s clients have included SEC registrants and private enterprises across a broad range of industries including consumer products, telecommunications, energy, entertainment and professional sports, health care / life science, and financial services. He has advised numerous companies on the proper application of accounting principles, financial reporting and SEC and other regulatory compliance.