Jagvinder Brar

Partner and Head, Forensic Services

KPMG in India

Jagvinder is a Partner and Heads the Forensic Services practice in KPMG in India.

He is a forensic accountant and investigator with over 24 years of experience: 20 years with KPMG in Canada and India, and over four years with the Integrity Vice Presidency at the World Bank Group in Washington, DC. His geographical experience includes USA (4 years), Canada (8 years) and India (12 years). His expertise includes:

  • M&A due diligence involving transaction forensics, validations, anti-money laundering concerns, share purchase agreements, etc.
  • Cross-border investigations of fraud/corruption allegations under the U.S. and Indian anti-bribery and corruption as third party agents, employees
  • Investigation of vendor frauds, construction frauds, government, regulatory and other inspections, internal investigations, and litigation support, international investigations on procurement and financial statement frauds, bid-rigging, corruption, collusion, kickbacks, and obstructive practices.

Jagvinder has presented and delivered trainings on anti-fraud and anti-corruption measures, forensic accounting, and investigation techniques to various corporates, investigating agencies, anti-corruption commissions and supreme audit institutions in various countries. 

Areas of expertise: Cross-border investigations of fraud and corruption allegations, US FCPA and UKBA investigations, employee and third-party agent frauds, government, regulatory and other internal investigations, related litigation support.

  • Chartered Accountant, Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

  • Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA)

  • Member of ICAI

  • Designated as a Specialist in Investigative and Forensic Accountant (IFA) by the CICA