Meet Edward A. Rial
Principal, Forensic & Dispute Services, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Edward Rial is a principal in the Forensic & Dispute Services group of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (Deloitte FAS), where he leads the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Consulting group.
His experience includes numerous FCPA investigations, acquisition due diligence inquiries and compliance analyses in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East for clients representing a wide range of industries.
Ed also has conducted investigations of alleged financial statement fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, insurance fraud, theft of trade secrets and procurement and kickback schemes.
Prior to joining Deloitte FAS, Ed served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern district of New York, where he led that office’s Business and Securities Fraud Unit. As an assistant U.S. attorney, he investigated and prosecuted many complex white-collar offenses, including violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, securities fraud, defense contractor fraud, money laundering, computer crime, tax fraud, mail and wire fraud, environmental violations, health care fraud and bank fraud.
Ed holds a juris doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a bachelor of science degree from Fordham University.