Regulatory compliance expert joins as co-head of Bovill US

15 October 2018

Brian Petraitis

Global financial services regulatory consultancy Bovill announces that Brian Petraitis, compliance expert, has joined the firm as a Managing Consultant and co-head of Bovill Americas.

Brian, who will be based in Bovill’s Chicago office, has over a decade’s experience in regulatory compliance, having worked as an Examiner for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Brian joins from Duff & Phelps, where he has served as Vice President in the Compliance and Regulatory Consulting Practice since June 2017. Prior to working at Duff & Phelps, Brian worked as Assistant Vice President of Governance at Deutsche Bank for two years, and as a Consultant for ACA Compliance Group.

Brian Petraitis, Managing Consultant at Bovill US, comments:

“I’m delighted to be joining a firm that has as the immense depth of talent that Bovill does and leading it through the next stage of growth. It is a critical period for investment firms as they seek to expand globally. I’m pleased to bring my expertise to help bolster Bovill’s offer.”

Ross Goffi, Managing Consultant and co-head at Bovill US, adds:

“We’re delighted to welcome Brian to our team. Global regulation is increasing and we’re finding that clients are becoming ever more aware of their potential regulatory exposure. Being able to support clients across all major jurisdictions is vital to our success, and Brian’s experience will be invaluable in expanding the depth and breadth of our expertise the US for our global client base.”

Brian will jointly lead Bovill’s Chicago team with Ross Goffi. He helps investment advisers and broker-dealers with regulatory matters ranging from registration and authorisation to ongoing regulatory obligations to wind down or acquisition. His experience includes the creation of new advisory businesses, along with the formation and registration with appropriate regulatory authorities, development of compliance policies and procedures, performing compliance reviews, and counselling clients on compliance with the Investment Advisers Act, the Securities and Exchange Act and FINRA Rules.​

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