Anita Agarwal is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting’s Forensics & Litigation Consulting segment and is based in Los Angeles. Ms. Agarwal has over 21 years of financial advisory and audit experience serving the financial services, mortgage banking, and consumer finance industries.
Ms. Agarwal’s functional experience includes financial/ accounting/ regulatory investigations and litigation support, financial statement audits, internal audits, SOX 404 audits and advisory services, financial statement restatements, technical accounting advisory, valuations of Mortgage Servicing Rights (MSR) and other servicing liabilities, damages calculations, model risk management and validation services, securitization and transactional due diligence, IPOs and acquisitions advisory, compliance and operational reviews, policies and procedures advisory, SEC Regulation AB and other regulatory matters remediation assistance (Consent Orders, OCC’s Matters Requiring Attention, etc.) related to servicing, trustee, investor accounting, valuation and quality control functions, financial advisory for public-private initiatives in developing physical infrastructure, and business and financial plan and restructuring strategy formulations.
Her audit and advisory experience spans the following industry sectors: Residential, Commercial, and Reverse Mortgage Entities (Banks, Non-Depository Institutions, Asset Managers, REITs, Servicers, Trustees, etc.), Commercial Banks, Government Entities, Auto finance, Credit Cards, Equipment Finance Companies, Capital Markets, Mutual Funds, entities managing securitization transactions (underwriters, issuers, servicers, etc.), Multi-lateral lending agencies, and Not-for-Profit Organizations.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Agarwal has public accounting experience with KPMG LLP with industry expertise in financial services, mortgage and consumer finance area. She also co-led the firm’s audit assistance and advisory projects related to MSRs.
She has been a panel speaker in various industry conferences on topics related to mortgage banking.
Ms. Agarwal has served clients of varying size including some of the largest banks, financial institutions, and government agencies, to mid-sized and smaller fastgrowing financial services companies and worked with several law firms.