Ross McGowan is national chair of BLG’s fraud law group. Ross carries out a broad range of compliance, risk management and litigation support for financial institutions, and industry, with a focus primarily on providing legal advice to financial institutions to combat loss arising from fraud and corruption. He provides advice to financial institutions and others relating to operations, payment systems, policy advice and regulatory compliance. He has acted on matters ranging from litigation defence work of individual customer disputes to mass tort Ponzi scheme claims, and provides operations and compliance advice relating to the design of banking systems, account agreements, policy manuals, anti-corruption regulatory compliance and investigations affecting organisations globally. Ross also works with many insurers, including fidelity, professional errors and omissions, and directors and officers, to provide coverage and subrogation advice relating to fraud losses, bondability of employees, policy design and defence of claims. Ross is also a leading lawyer in the area of commercial leasing disputes, advising landlords, property managers and tenants on an array of issues.