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Michael A. Skrief

Michael A. Skrief

PwC
Principal, Forensic Services
New York, NY, USA


Michael Skrief is a Principal in the Forensic Services practice of the New York office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He provides extensive accounting and auditing experience to attorneys and clients in litigation.  His experience includes Securities fraud class actions; anti-corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") investigations, compliance reviews, training, and remediation activities; financial fraud and embezzlement investigations; and forensic accounting investigations. His experiences within both Assurance and Forensic Services cover a broad range of industries, including Agriculture, Automotive, Consumer Services, Energy, Financial Services, Industrial Products, Insurance, Medical Device, Pharmaceuticals, Retail and Technology.

Mr. Skrief brings over 17 years of business experience to his clients.  He has assisted in preparing issue documents in response to SEC Subpoenas, prepared financial models and analysis for client defense, analyzed internal client documents for specific accounting issues related to SEC investigations, analyzed effects of accounting issues related to an SEC investigation to calculate damages, and employed various forensic accounting techniques to trace cash disbursements and account movements related to fraudulent activity. He has conducted interviews of company personnel; documenting existing business processes, and evaluating internal controls and analysis of specific controls that failed to detect and/or prevent the fraud investigated. Michael has also presented on multiple occasions to the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on behalf of his clients.

Michael A. Skrief is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Financial Statements in Practice – A Case Study - Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Monday, November 27, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Financial Statements in Practice – A Case Study - Financial Statements in Practice – A Case Study, Monday, November 27, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Financial Statements in Practice – A Case Study - Financial Statements in Practice – A Case Study, Monday, November 27, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Financial Statements in Practice – A Case Study - Financial Statements in Practice – A Case Study, Monday, November 27, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Tuesday, November 28, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Monday, November 19, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Monday, November 19, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Monday, November 19, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Monday, November 19, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Monday, November 19, 2018, Nashville, TN
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