DALLAS, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, LLC today announced that Terry Orr has joined the leadership team as a Principal to support the continued growth of the Firm's Fraud and Forensic Recovery practice. He will be based in Ryan's Dallas, Texas office.
Mr. Orr has extensive Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) experience investigating cases for Global 5000 companies related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and has a proven history of providing successful dispute advisory, fraud and government investigation, and breach of contract services. He also brings a wealth of experience testifying as an expert witness. Mr. Orr has more than 25 years of experience as an independent auditor of both public and private companies, investigating and resolving accounting and general business issues and disputes and specializing in the manufacturing, distribution, high tech, hospitality, healthcare, real estate, energy, and gaming industries.
Prior to joining Ryan, Mr. Orr was the Senior Managing Director of FTI Consulting, a leading forensic practice located in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Orr has also served as a Partner at several major accounting firms. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Orr earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Brigham Young University.
"A recent article in The Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. securities regulators are renewing their focus on accounting fraud and other financial-disclosure failings," said Peter McLaughlin, Ryan Principal and Fraud and Forensic Recovery Practice Leader. "The addition of an industry-leading forensic investigator like Terry Orr will help protect our clients in this environment of increased SEC scrutiny."
"I'm excited to have a veteran fraud and forensic recovery expert like Terry Orr join our leadership team to support this rapidly emerging practice area," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "We will continue to acquire the most seasoned professionals in the industry to meet our clients' evolving business needs and support our Firm's continued growth."
Please click here to view a copy of the May 27, 2013 Wall Street Journal article entitled "Accounting Fraud Targeted: With Crisis-Related Enforcement Ebbing, SEC Is Turning Back to Main Street," referenced by Peter McLaughlin.
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. Ryan is a three-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan's multi-disciplinary team of more than 1,600 professionals and associates serves over 9,000 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at www.ryan.com.
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