Samantha Hsu is a Partner based in FRA’s Dallas office and has 20 years experience providing forensic accounting services to clients across various industries. She specializes in conducting fraud and misconduct investigations, fraud risk management services, assessing, enhancing, and developing compliance programs and related internal controls across a variety of industries for Audit Committees, external or internal legal counsel, or management on behalf of companies. Samantha is a native speaker of Mandarin and is also fluent in Cantonese. She has led various engagements in the Asia Pacific region for numerous companies and assisted clients with risk management challenges in diverse cultural environments and complex legal and regulatory frameworks.
Samantha has extensive experience providing investigative, fraud risk management, and advising companies efficiently and effectively address compliance-related matters on a global scale. She has managed various internal investigations including cash misappropriation, third party administration billing, falsification of company records, theft and misuse of company assets, and third-party fraud.
Samantha has significant experience developing and executing various internal audit programs designed to evaluate fraud and ABC related internal controls. She assisted management with developing remedial measure to help demonstrate their commitment to continuous improvement of the overall compliance programs.
Samantha has led global teams addressing Anti-Bribery and Corruption-related matters, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), and subsequently advising clients develop and implement leading practice compliance program enhancements. Specifically, Samantha has managed numerous investigations into alleged violations of Anti-Bribery and Corruption (“ABC”) laws across a variety of industries and geographic locations. Samantha has assisted various companies pro-actively address ABC-related compliance efforts including, risk assessments, third party risk management, pre and post-acquisition due diligence, designing and enhancing compliance programs and related internal controls, and the development and execution of ABC audit procedures. Additionally, She worked closely with regulator appointed monitors and guided companies addressing regulatory compliance issues.
Prior to joining FRA, Samantha was a Director in KPMG’s Forensic practice. Samantha has a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed in Texas, and is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF).