Wiley Author Appointed to Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission
Martin T. Biegelman, CFE, CCEP
Martin T. Biegelman, CFE, CCEP, has been appointed Assistant Director for the recently formed Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC). Mr. Biegelman, whose appointment was announced in November 2009, is one of two Certified Fraud Examiners working with the bipartisan Congressional commission to investigate the causes of the current financial and economic crisis in the U.S. The FCIC will present its findings and conclusions to Congress and the President in a formal report by December 15, 2010.
To allow his participation in the FCIC, Mr. Biegelman is on leave from his role as Director of the Financial Integrity Unit at Microsoft Corporation. His extensive background in fraud, corruption, and security investigations includes positions with the international accounting and consulting firm BDO Seidman, LLP, and with the federal government, as a United States Postal Inspector with specific expertise in fraud detection and prevention. He is also a member of a number of professional associations and serves on the boards of several organizations and academic institutions in the field. His Wiley titles include Building a World-Class Compliance Program: Best Practices and Strategies for Success and Identity Theft Handbook: Detection, Prevention, and Security; his next book, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Guidebook: Protecting Your Organization from Bribery and Corruption, will be published in April 2010.