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HSNO Announces New Practice Leader and General Counsel

2009-05-04 21:00
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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro, an internationally recognized leader in forensic accounting and electronic data solutions, today announced Andy G. Rickman, Esq. will be the partner in charge of HSNO’s Corporate Investigation and Compliance Practice and General Counsel. Mr. Rickman has extensive experience conducting global corporate investigations, performing compliance risk assessments and training, and representing clients against allegations of securities fraud and government enforcement actions. Mr. Rickman will lead internal corporate investigations, design compliance risk assessments, and perform compliance reviews and audits.

“Andy is a powerhouse attorney who has conducted internal corporate investigations and compliance reviews for multinational companies in more than 20 countries,” said Matthew Blake, partner and leader of HSNO’s electronic data solutions. “His extensive experience helping companies resolve compliance-related issues globally will be a huge asset to our clients.”

Mr. Rickman comes to HSNO from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP’s Washington, D.C. office where he was a counsel in the international government enforcement litigation group and criminal and civil litigation practice. His practice focused on conducting internal corporate investigations and representing clients in complex securities, accounting fraud cases and government enforcement actions.

He has conducted global investigations for companies with issues arising under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and under the economic sanctions laws administered by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Controls. Mr. Rickman has performed investigations and training for clients in all sectors, including oil and gas, pharmaceutical, financial and automotive. He is a frequent speaker on compliance, due diligence and enforcement issues.

Mr. Rickman received his Juris Doctor (magna cum laude) from the University of Kentucky College of Law and is licensed in multiple jurisdictions.

Mr. Rickman will be based in HSNO’s Washington, D.C. office.

About HSNO

Since 1973, HSNO has been a leader in forensic accounting services. With the addition of HSNO Franklin Data in 2007, the firm is also a leader in electronic data solutions, ranging from litigation readiness to e-discovery response. Located in 18 major markets, HSNO’s team includes leading forensic accounting experts with a broad range of experience. HSNO personnel hold a myriad of professional certifications and licenses and are held to strict standards of a variety of accrediting bodies. For more information, please visit www.HSNO.com.

 

Contacts

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Matthew Blake, 832-231-6574
mblake@hsno.com