Dominic Piernot is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Technology segment and is based in Düsseldorf. He has more than 12 years of experience conducting discovery in asset misappropriation, financial statement fraud, and antitrust violation matters.
Mr. Piernot advises clients in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland as they navigate data-related risks and data privacy challenges, particularly as they relate to responding to high-stakes internal, regulatory, and legal investigations and litigation. His experience spans a wide array of industries, and he has assisted clients in numerous misconduct issues and merger control projects in the DACH region and France.
Throughout Mr. Piernot’s career, he has applied cutting-edge technology to complex e-discovery and investigation engagements, helping clients identify critical facts in sensitive cases. As an expert advisor, he works closely with management and supervisory boards, as well as regulatory authorities such as the SEC, the European Commission, local prosecutors, and local competition authorities. He has provided advice on special investigations and merger control in the financial services, banking, retail, automotive, construction, real estate, and manufacturing industries. Mr. Piernot’s work has also included advising clients on legal holds and collaborating with Works Council across various industries to make IT environments more robust for internal investigations.
In addition to Mr. Piernot’s e-discovery, digital forensics, and investigations expertise, he brings a wealth of experience in data privacy and security and best practices for defensible cross-border data transfers.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Piernot was the Managing Director for Sandline. Additionally, he has held consulting positions with numerous service providers in IT, e-discovery, and investigations. He has also served as a guest lecturer on IT and compliance topics at the University of Gallen in Switzerland.
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