Alyssa Misner


  • Americas
  • Due Diligence
  • Investigation Services
  • Litigation and Dispute Support
  • ESG Due Diligence
  • Investor Services

Alyssa is a Principal in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice and leads on business intelligence efforts. Her experience with corporate civil and criminal inquiries is multi-faceted and grounded in her work in the boutique investigations, Wall Street financial crimes and Big Four consulting spaces. Alyssa specializes in Latin America and manages complex fraud and due diligence investigations throughout the Americas and Europe.

Recent tasks that Alyssa has worked on include:

  • Managing litigation support investigations, such as complex frauds and expert witness impeachment; pre-transactional due diligence, including FCPA and other compliance-driven inquiries; and internal investigations, incorporating forensic books and records reviews to deepen the understanding of malfeasance.
  • Co-leading the investigative team for the US Department of Justice’s antitrust monitorship of the $66 billion Bayer-Monsanto merger, acting at the direction of the Monitor, former US Attorney General Judge Michael Mukasey.
  • Serving as a director in the global financial crimes group of a major securities brokerage, managing anti-money laundering risk exposure related to ultra-high net worth Latin American clientele, including handling enhanced due diligence matters and Know-Your-Customer issues during client onboarding.

  • Prior to Control Risks, Alyssa was most recently an associate managing director at Nardello & Co. She began her career with a global investigations firm, building its Latin America practice and handling a wide array of investigative matters ranging from the flow of illegal guns to intellectual property theft.

    Alyssa received her Bachelor of Arts from American University and her Master of Arts from New York University. She also attended the International Anti-Corruption Academy’s Summer Institute. Alyssa is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is a certified Spanish-English translator. 

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