San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 25, 2016
Cornerstone Research, a leading provider of economic and financial consulting and expert testimony, announced today that Michael J. Ussery has affiliated with the firm. Ussery is an expert in financial accounting and reporting in both generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and international financial reporting standards (IFRS). He also has expertise in internal control over financial reporting.
“Michael’s diverse mix of operational and financial experience makes him uniquely suited to testify in matters involving internal controls, standard of care, GAAP, and other reporting issues,” said Cornerstone Research President and CEO Michael E. Burton. “He brings key knowledge to accounting-related litigation, regulatory actions, and internal investigations.”
Ussery also has addressed issues related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). He has analyzed the impact of widespread operational and reporting functions on company performance.
In both public and private companies, Ussery has served as the chief financial officer or controller. He was an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he had experience with initial public offerings. His international experience includes serving as CFO of the Malaysian subsidiary of an energy corporation.
Ussery has designed and implemented internal and external financial reporting systems and compliance structures and has extensive experience with Sarbanes-Oxley disclosures. He also has worked as a consultant in numerous industries, including oil and gas, telecommunications, IT consulting services, manufacturing, mortgage banking, banking, and financial services.
About Cornerstone Research
Cornerstone Research provides economic and financial consulting and expert testimony in all phases of complex litigation and regulatory proceedings. The firm works with an extensive network of prominent faculty and industry practitioners to identify the best-qualified expert for each assignment. Cornerstone Research has earned a reputation for consistent high quality and effectiveness by delivering rigorous, state-of-the-art analysis for over 25 years. The firm has 600 staff and offices in Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington.