Fox Rothschild LLP is a national law firm known for excellent client service and agility in problem solving. Our lawyers provide a full range of services to public and private companies, from startups to multinational corporations, and prominent individuals, including celebrities, athletes, artists and entrepreneurs. Founded more than a century ago, Fox has grown significantly in recent years and is now ranked in the AmLaw 100, with 750 attorneys in 22 offices coast to coast.
PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP is a full-service certified public accounting and advisory firm with a long history of serving clients both domestically and internationally. With roots tracing to 1891, eleven offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland and Rhode Island, and more than 700 professionals, the Firm provides a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services. PKF O’Connor Davies is ranked 29 on Accounting Today’s 2019 “Top 100 Firms” list and is recognized as one of the “Top 10 Fastest-Growing Firms.” PKF O’Connor Davies is also recognized as a “Leader in Audit and Accounting” and is ranked among the “Top Firms in the Mid-Atlantic,” by Accounting Today. In 2019, PKF O'Connor Davies was named one of the 50 best accounting employers to work for in North America, by Vault.
PKF O’Connor Davies is the lead North American representative in PKF International, a global network of legally independent accounting and advisory firms located in over 400 locations, in 150 countries around the world.
EY is a leader in serving the financial services industry.
We understand the importance of asking great questions. It’s how you innovate, transform and achieve a better working world. One that benefits our clients, our people and our communities. Finance fuels our lives. No other sector can touch so many people or shape so many futures. That’s why globally we employ 26,000 people who focus on financial services and nothing else. Our connected financial services teams are dedicated to providing assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services to the banking and capital markets, insurance, and wealth and asset management sectors. It’s our global connectivity and local knowledge that ensures we deliver the insights and quality services to help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. By connecting people with the right mix of knowledge and insight, we are able to ask great questions. The better the question. The better the answer. The better the world works.
Ian M. Comisky is a litigation partner at Fox Rothschild LLP with more than 35 years of experience representing corporations and individuals in civil and criminal tax litigation, white-collar criminal defense and complex commercial disputes. Ian concentrates his practice in representing individuals and entities with respect to U.S. tax and foreign asset reporting obligations under FBAR and FATCA as well as other information reporting requirements. He also counsels individuals and corporations in civil audits and criminal investigations . Ian is a co-author of the two-volume treatise Tax Fraud and Evasion. He was elected in 1995 to the American College of Tax Counsel and is an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School teaching a course that covers FBAR reporting and related issues. Fox Rothschild is a full-service law firm with 21 offices coast to coast. Key practice areas include Bankruptcy, Corporate, Gaming, Employment, Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Privacy & Data Security, Real Estate and Tax.
David Gannaway is a Principal with PKF O’Connor Davies’ Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services group. With more than 25 years’ experience, he has served as both an IRS Special Agent, handling criminal investigations, and a private sector consultant, unraveling complex domestic and international white-collar financial fraud schemes across numerous business sectors, including healthcare, non-profit and financial services, among others. Applying high-level technical expertise, he is recognized for preparing meticulous damage calculations and successfully refuting the computations presented by opposing witnesses. With a widely-respected record of producing impressive and favorable results in criminal and civil trials at both the state and federal levels, Mr. Gannaway is an exceptional client advocate in tax controversies, white-collar criminal investigations, offshore IRS disclosure issues, shareholder disputes and settlement negotiations.
Mr. Gannaway is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a thought leader in the areas of preventing and detecting fraud, money laundering, civil and criminal income taxes, regulatory compliance, the Foreign Corrupt Practices (FCPA) and Bank Secrecy Acts.
Tim O'Neal Lorah is a Managing Director in the Global Investigations & Compliance Practice in New York. He has over 18 years of experience in the financial crime compliance arena, having served as a Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance at both Morgan Stanley and Barclays. In those roles, Mr. Lorah led the strategic direction, oversight and coordination of the global financial crime program across all product and business lines, including business and corporate banking, institutional securities, private wealth management and retail brokerage. He was the senior point-of-contact with U.S. and non-U.S. regulatory agencies, law enforcement and external bodies worldwide on matters relating to AML, economic sanctions, anti-bribery and financial crime compliance. Mr. Lorah was also a member of the U.S. Delegation to the FATF/MONEYVAL Experts’ Meeting on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Typologies in Monaco, delivering a presentation on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks in the U.S. Securities Industry.
EY Global Financial Crime Operations and Advisory Leader
Steve brings extensive and diverse experience in supporting global financial services firms as they deal with risk, control and regulatory challenges. As an original architect of our Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Advisory services, he is also the EY Global Financial Crime Operations Leader, focusing on providing innovative, technology-enabled teams and services across the domain of financial crimes operational needs.
Previously he led the development of offshore service strategies. In his work he brings high-quality, low-cost services developed with a deep understanding of regulatory requirements and future expectations. Steve has a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Management Information and Decision Support Systems from the University of Delaware and attended the Kellogg School of Management.