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Bates Group’s consulting and testifying experts have diverse backgrounds resulting in a wide variety of expertise. With all that diversity, they have one thing in common – they are all outstanding practitioners in their fields.

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The Bates team of consulting and testifying experts - and experienced big data and analytical professionals support arbitration, litigation, and enforcement matters, help with the complexities of internal investigations, assist in responding to and resolving regulatory investigations and examinations and prepare and assist in the implementation, review and enhancement of compliance and supervision programs and policies/procedures.

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Bates Group Welcomes New Forensic Accounting Services Team

Bates Group Welcomes New Forensic Accounting Services Team

Bates Group is proud to welcome our new Forensic Accounting team -- Forensic Accounting and Financial Crimes Director Christine Davis, CPA, CFF, CVA, CGMA, and Forensic Accounting Managing Consultant Leonore Ralston, CFE. The team will operate out of Bates' new San Francisco office.

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Bates Welcomes Our New Experts and Consultants

Bates Welcomes Our New Experts and Consultants

Bates is proud to intrduce four new experts and conultants: Jonathan A. Brogaard, Robert B. Spawn, Steven Sutherland, and Steven Valji.

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The Regulatory Landscape is Changing for Variable Annuity and Life Insurance Contracts

The Regulatory Landscape is Changing for Variable Annuity and Life Insurance Contracts

Significant regulatory developments are taking place in the variable annuity and life insurance market that are intended to encourage investors to make more informed decisions about these financial products. Along with the SEC’s announcement of an extensive new rule proposal that would leverage technology and create a “layered disclosure approach” to variable annuities and life insurance contracts, the SEC Office of Investor Education (“OCIE”) issued a Bulletin that offers a basic primer on these instruments. This comes a week after state insurance regulators met to revise the NAIC “Suitability in Annuity Transactions Model Regulation.” Bates Research takes a closer look at these recent developments.

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Bates Group’s regulatory professionals conduct or participate in sensitive and complex regulatory and internal corporate investigations in the U.S. and throughout the world. 

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