Investigative Expert David A. Holley Joins Berkeley Research Group's Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence Practice

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - December 09, 2015) - Berkeley Research Group announced today that David A. Holley has joined the firm as a managing director in the firm's Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence practice.

"We are delighted to welcome Dave to BRG," said BRG Chairman and Principal Executive Officer David J. Teece. "His investigative expertise adds yet more world-class talent to our global investigations team."

Holley has more than 25 years of investigative and risk consulting experience and frequently serves as a trusted advisor to corporations, law firms, financial institutions, audit committees, special committees of boards of directors, and their counsel.

Based in Boston, Holley's consulting practice spans diverse areas including regulatory investigations, such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and anti-corruption investigations; OFAC and sanctions compliance investigations and consulting; Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering investigations; internal investigations involving fraud, employee, or third-party malfeasance; proxy and corporate control contests and advice; reputational due diligence; identification of potentially responsible parties in environmental contamination matters; and corporate governance and integrity advisory services. Before joining BRG, Holley was a senior managing director and office head of Kroll's Boston office, where he recently led a team of independent consultants hired by a major international bank to review and oversee changes to its OFAC sanctions compliance program in connection with an action brought by a state regulator. He draws on his decades of private-sector experience and investigative expertise to provide cutting-edge, pragmatic solutions to clients.

"Dave is among the most respected investigative professionals in the industry, and I am excited to be working with him again. We have an exceptional platform here that will allow him to continue solving his clients' most important business and legal issues," said Allen D. Applbaum, the global leader of BRG's Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence practice. "His expertise in investigations and governance will be an asset to clients around the world."

Holley is a graduate of Boston University and the Roger Williams University School of Law.

About Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Berkeley Research Group, LLC ( is a leading global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm that provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate. BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with offices across the United States and in Asia, Australia, Canada, Latin America, and the United Kingdom.

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