Ben Luddington is a Director in Grant Thornton's Forensic & Investigation Services department where he is a lead member of the Anti-Corruption team.
Ben has worked in forensics for fifteen years and is a specialist in large investigations with a particular focus on Corruption related investigations Ben's experience includes conducting Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA ) 1977 investigations both in the UK and worldwide and conducting proactive anti-corruption compliance reviews on behalf of large UK corporates. In addition to his work on anti-corruption, Ben is experienced in the investigation of economic crime generally, including two secondments to the Serious Fraud Office investigating large complex frauds. He also advises clients on how to mitigate the risk of economic crime.
Ben has undertaken major investigations for DBIS and has worked extensively with regulators in offshore financial centres particularly in relation to issues relating to financial crime.
Ben also has significant experience in the application of Financial Sanctions primarily in relation to Iran.
Ben's expertise covers:
- Specialist in large international investigations into corruption and fraud with a particular emphasis on the financial services sector
- Proactive reviews of large corporates to ensure compliance with anti-bribery and economic crime programmes
- Contractual disputes
- Claims quantification and analysis
- The UK sanctions regime with a focus on the Banking sector
- Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
- Post-graduate Diploma in Fraud Management
- BA (Hons) (University of Bristol)