Nelson Luis

Forensic Services Practice Leader for the Spanish Latin America Region, Deloitte
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Nelson Luis serves as Deloitte’s forensic services practice leader for the Spanish Latin America region. He also serves on Deloitte’s global forensics executive committee as the Americas Forensics Leader. He has extensive global experience advising clients on complex domestic and cross-border forensic and litigation support matters. He assists clients on issues related to disputes, forensic accounting, and fraud investigations, including matters involving allegations of bribery and corruption, financial reporting irregularities and occupational fraud.

Leveraging his experience abroad and fluency in English and Spanish, Nelson has expertise in cross-cultural business norms to assist in effectively conducting internal investigations, cross-border disputes and mitigate compliance risks. He has managed over 150 cross-border investigations in Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa.

Nelson supports private equity and multinational clients perform due diligence efforts around proposed transactions, business interruption or fidelity insurance claims, and compliance assessments to recover underreported revenues. He has led in-country Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations and compliance assessments in over 40 countries; and assists clients in developing and assessing anti-fraud and anti-corruption compliance programmes. Nelson has served clients as an independent arbitrator and expert. His dispute-related responsibilities include managing the preparation of financial models, economic projections and sensitivity analyses used in the determination of financial damages; supporting on purchase price disputes and working capital adjustments; and preparation of evidentiary materials for trial.

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