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Carlos E. Chavez, CPA, CFE is a Senior Associate at Yip Associates and has over five (5) years of experience in financial investigations, internal control auditing, external auditing and monitoring of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  He has worked on various internal investigations within the pharmaceutical industry, fraud investigations within government, reviewed corporate books and records as it relates to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), performed Vendor Masterfile Reviews, and analyses of Procurement and Finance Policy and Procedures.

Mr. Chavez graduated from Florida International University where he earned a Bachelor of Accounting and a Masters in Accounting.  Prior to joining Yip Associates, Mr. Chavez gained valuable experience working at Teva Pharmaceuticals as a Certified Public Accountant where he performed internal control audits and financial fraud investigations for the Latin American region.  He also gained valuable experience while at Deloitte & Touche where he performed external audits and control testing for public and private companies, and while at the Securities and Exchange Commission where he investigated Ponzi schemes and assisted in the preparation of conclusive reports used in legal testimony.

Practice Areas:
Ponzi Schemes
Tracing of Funds
Financial Frauds
Occupational Frauds
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Investigations

Professional Affiliations:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Certified Public Accountant, State of Florida
Certified Fraud Examiner

Florida International University
Bachelor of Accounting
Masters in Accounting


Contact Information:
Office:  305-569-0550
Direct:  305-787-3756
Fax:  1-888-632-2672