Anant Modi is a partner in Forensic Risk Alliance’s London office in the forensic accounting team. He has over 25 years’ experience of providing forensic and accounting services, in particular leading fraud and regulatory investigations, working directly for financial institutions, alongside lawyers or on behalf of regulators. Prior to joining FRA, Anant spent 20 years in the forensic team at a Big Four accounting firm. His experience covers investigations undertaken throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He has investigated allegations of misconduct (such a rogue trading), market abuse (such as FX market manipulation), financial mis-selling, bribery and corruption, accounting misstatement, embezzlement, procurement fraud, sanctions breaches, among others.
Anant has led a number of assignments within the financial services sector, including anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance, assisting regulators investigate allegations of rogue trading and market abuse, and as part of a monitorship team for US regulators in relation to a deferred prosecution agreement. Most recently, Anant led a money laundering investigation in the Nordics involving Baltic banking subsidiaries and is part of a monitorship team for US regulators in relation to a deferred prosecution agreement with a multinational financial institution.
Anant is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.