CPA, CIRA, CFF, CCFE, Partner, Restructuring and Dispute Resolution Practice
Vincenzo (Vinni) Toppi is a partner with CohnReznick Advisory’s Restructuring and Dispute Resolution Practice. He conducts special investigations and fraud examinations on behalf of CohnReznick clients in areas that involve misappropriation of funds or assets, asset tracing and recovery, insider and third-party transfers, and insolvency analysis.
Active in numerous fraud and forensic accounting investigations, Vinni is a senior member of the NHL/NHL Players Association engagement team where he is involved in the analyses of individual teams’ reporting for compliance within the financial terms of the collective bargaining agreement (CBA). He has significant experience investigating compliance with royalty and revenue sharing arrangements.
Vinni investigates financial crimes such as misrepresentation of financial facts, bankruptcy fraud, and computer fraud. He has helped reconstruct accounting records to verify the reliability of underlying books and records and the accuracy of financial reporting systems and has experience with electronic data acquisitions, advanced data mining techniques, and electronic discovery procedures. He is a Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE), and leads the computer forensic and eDiscovery service team, providing eDiscovery and litigation support services that include electronic data acquisitions, forensic data examinations, data mining and analysis, and document management and review. He has written articles on bankruptcy-related topics, computer forensics and financial fraud issues and has spoken before various professional organizations.
Vinni also provides workout and insolvency accounting and consulting services to financially troubled companies, creditors and secured creditors during workout or turnaround situations, and to constituencies in bankruptcy proceedings that include court appointed trustees, receivers and examiners.
B.S., Accounting, McGowan School of Business at King’s College
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Bankruptcy Institute
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists
Government Investigation and Civil Litigation Institute, Advisory Board member