Forensic Accounting, Litigation Services & Business Valuation

New Jersey Appeals Court Increases the Risks for Special Fiscal Agents
 

New Jersey Appeals Court Increases the Risks for Special Fiscal Agents

Posted: December 6, 2016
In matrimonial proceedings or in chancery court litigation involving closely held businesses, courts have the inherent equitable power to appoint an accountant or other financial professional as a special fiscal agent (SFA) to act with respect to the financial affairs of the business.

Six Tips for Valuation Experts in High Stakes Divorces
 

Six Tips for Valuation Experts in High Stakes Divorces

Posted: November 29, 2016
Divorce is tough on everyone involved, regardless of the circumstances. Whether valuation specialists are working with A-listers like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie or the high-powered owner of a local business, these best practices apply.

Strategies for Combating Payroll Fraud
 

Strategies for Combating Payroll Fraud

Posted: October 25, 2016
"Ghost employees," falsified hours and unearned commissions can put a serious dent in company profits. This article outlines tips for stopping payroll fraud — and detecting it quickly if it occurs.


4 Strategies for Curtailing Insider Fraud
 

4 Strategies for Curtailing Insider Fraud

Posted: October 3, 2016
Insider fraud can inflict great harm on companies and other organizations. A panel of experts offers advice on how to lower your risk of becoming a fraud victim.


How to Stop Expense Reimbursement Fraud
 

How to Stop Expense Reimbursement Fraud

Posted: September 15, 2016
Expense reimbursement fraud schemes are among the most common types of fraud, accounting for 14 percent of all asset misappropriation fraud schemes. Here are four steps you can take to prevent or detect fraud.

How Identity Theft Can Affect Your Taxes
 

How Identity Theft Can Affect Your Taxes

Posted: August 8, 2016
The IRS is working hard to stop identity theft with a strategy of prevention, detection and victim assistance. Here are nine key points.

The CPA’s Role in Business Valuations
 

The CPA’s Role in Business Valuations

Posted: May 4, 2016
To determine the economic value of a business interest while performing a valuation, you can use various approaches and methodologies.

Combating Fraud at Small Businesses
 

Combating Fraud at Small Businesses

Posted: April 13, 2016
By reviewing the fraud triangle, watching for early warning signs and putting preventative measures in place, you can help shield your practice and your clients’ practices from fraud.

Using Data in the Fight Against Fraud
 

Using Data in the Fight Against Fraud

Posted: March 21, 2016
Fraud and its financial ramifications all-too-often impact organizations in virtually every industry. Along with the traditional type of fraud, epitomized by Enron and WorldCom, CPAs need to understand that, as business changes, fraud and other risks also change.

Why Is Fraud Still an Issue?
 

Why Is Fraud Still an Issue?

Posted: March 8, 2016
Over and over again, people continue to commit various manners of fraud, and we still don’t seem to have figured out how to stop this from happening. Is fraud a growing problem, or are we just measuring and reporting on it more frequently?