Charles H. Grice

Managing Director, CRI Compliance

Charles Grice provides expert testimony on regulatory matters for financial institutions, and serves as an expert witness in major consumer finance lawsuits related to fraud, due diligence, and money laundering.

As a consultant, Mr. Grice has extensive experience developing policies, procedures, and internal control systems for consumer financial products. He trains and advises boards of directors and corporate executives on mortgage lending, credit risk management, compliance, and due diligence standards. His clients include major U.S. and international banks, financial holding companies, mortgage companies, and investment managers. He has taught seminars on risk management and compliance at thousands of institutions and to bankers across the United States and internationally.

Mr. Grice has testified in deposition and at trial in a variety of courts, including several U.S. district courts and the Supreme Court of the State of New York. He has provided testimony before the staff of U.S. government agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Federal Reserve Board, the Department of the Treasury, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Mr. Grice has served as the board-appointed chief compliance officer and chief risk officer in special situations, and has negotiated enforcement actions with state and federal banking agencies. He worked previously with the International Finance Division of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, where he was responsible for special projects for the chairman related to interest rate management, risk management, and relationships with international financial institutions. He has also served as the assistant director of the California Bankers Association.

Mr. Grice has conducted research on several continents, and studied mortgage investments and financial markets as an ITT Scholar/Fulbright Scholar and as a Kellogg National Fellow.

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