Given the heavy public and regulatory scrutiny that the financial services sector is under in today’s turbulent and complex business environment, MAP S.Platis, the largest provider of comprehensive support services to the sector in the MENA region, expands its specialized spectrum of services by forming a Financial Forensics Unit.
Leading the MAP Financial Forensic Unit is Mr. Rakis Christoforou, Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA), the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the UK Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV).
Mr. Christoforou who has served the ICPAC as the Vice Chairman of Economic Crime & Forensic Accounting Committee for the period 2012 -2014. has been involved in a number of financial forensic investigations within the Financial Services sector where his knowledge and unique expertise has been widely sought-after and utilized by the local Regulatory Authorities.
According to Mr. Christoforou, “the MAP S.Platis Financial Forensic Unit‘s objective is to provide support to the Financial Services sector, EU’s Regulatory Authorities and Government Bodies, as well as Law Firms and other interested third parties dealing with complex financial investigations. Our multidisciplinary team of experts leverages on the resources, knowledge and support of other specialized units within MAP S.Platis such as Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering and Risk Management Support, IT Audit and Internal Audit to address a variety of complicated financial, commercial, accounting and IT issues.”
For further information, you may visit www.mapsplatis.com/FinancialForensicsUnit