Nicole Sliger is a partner in BDO’s New York office with nearly 20 years of experience in providing accounting services to private and publicly traded businesses. She provides monitoring and oversight services to companies required to comply with settlement terms and corporate compliance programmes. She also assists organisations and their counsel with matters involving alleged financial statement irregularities, management fraud and compliance issues, as well as investigating fraud perpetrated by rogue employees.
Nicole is currently serving as a member of the core team assisting the special compliance coordinator for Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications Ltd stemming from the historic settlement with the US Department of Commerce. She also served as the primary project leader for the historic National Mortgage Settlement engagement assisting the monitor in evaluating several large financial institutions’ compliance with the new mortgage servicing rules and other settlement terms. She has led engagements involving complex generally accepted accounting principles and generally accepted auditing standards issues, including the allowance for loan losses, and has conducted certain peer analyses in this regard. She has been involved in several high-profile securities litigation matters, monitorships, white-collar crime, investigations and financial statement fraud cases, helping counsel to evaluate and interpret auditing, accounting, financial reporting and compliance issues.