EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2015) - Berkeley Research Group today announced that Peggy Daley has joined the firm's Global Investigations and Strategic Intelligence practice as a Chicago-based managing director. She brings more than 25 years of experience in investigations, data analytics, dispute resolution and regulatory compliance for multinational corporations in a variety of industries.

"BRG is assembling the world's top experts to address the complex problems our clients face. Peggy is a strategic addition to this team and a key component in the growth of our Global Investigations practice," said BRG Chairman and Principal Executive Officer David J. Teece. "Her expertise in conducting high-profile fraud and technology-driven investigations will be a tremendous asset to the firm."

Daley noted, "BRG has quickly grown into an international powerhouse, particularly in white collar matters. I am very pleased to be a part of the extraordinary global investigations practice BRG is building and look forward to providing clients with the comprehensive, integrated expertise BRG offers."

Daley has conducted fraud, money laundering and trade theft investigations on behalf of boards of directors and outside counsel, typically under circumstances requiring disclosure to relevant regulatory and law enforcement authorities. She also advises clients in designing and implementing compliance programs and procedures.

Daley led the forensic technology team that supported Anthony Valukas, the examiner in the Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy. She also led the investigation into alleged false reporting of LSAT and GPA data by the University of Illinois School of Law. She now serves as a consultant to the American Bar Association on matters involving graduate employment reporting. She also testified as a fraud expert in a $100 million accounting malpractice action.

In 2012, her team was named by the National Law Journal as "Best of Chicago" for Global Risk and Investigations. In 2014 and 2015, she was named by Who's Who Legal as a Forensic Investigation expert.

About Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Berkeley Research Group, LLC (www.thinkbrg.com) 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 Australia, Canada, Latin America and the United Kingdom.

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