Financial industry arbitration panels tend to be more impressed by experts that have practical experience.
Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 01, 2012
Former Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) examiner and Chief Compliance Officer, Patrick W. McKeon JD, CFP,® recently launched ExpertWitness.Biz, a consulting firm that will draw upon Mr. McKeon’s more than 11 years of financial industry arbitration and dispute resolution experience and 27 years of financial industry regulatory and compliance experience.
Mr. McKeon has adjudicated disputes related to suitability determinations, account churning, failure to supervise, employment compensation, clearing and settlement and trade execution among many other categories.
“For parties looking for expert testimony,” Mr. McKeon said recently, “Financial industry arbitration panels tend to be more impressed by experts that have practical experience as opposed to academic credentials or testimonial experience only.
“While knowledgeable about the complexities and regulatory restrictions inherent in the operation of any financial services firm,” he continued, “I also know how to communicate complex issues in a clear and compelling manner on the client’s behalf.”
Mr. McKeon’s Curriculum Vitae, Expertise and Capabilities, is available for download at ExpertWitness.Biz.
More about Patrick W. McKeon JD, CFP®
Before founding ExpertWitness.Biz, an affiliate of Patrick W. McKeon, LLC, Mr. McKeon gained a comprehensive understanding of sophisticated investment vehicles, distribution strategies and financial structures by working with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA), broker dealers, investment managers, mutual funds, custodians and transfer agents over the course of 27 years.
Mr. McKeon is also the founder of ComplianceNow.Biz, a financial services consulting platform of integrated regulatory, business development and marketing services, which is dedicated to applying best industry practices to the wide variety of compliance-related marketing challenges confronted by broker dealers, financial advisers, investment companies and hedge funds.