Forensic Accounting, Litigation Services & Business Valuation

Trust is Not an Internal Control
 

Trust is Not an Internal Control

Posted: February 9, 2018
The three sides of the fraud triangle are incentives/pressures, rationalization and opportunity. Segregation of duties plays a significant role in preventing fraud because collusion is then required in order to perpetrate the fraud.

The Forensic Accountant
 

The Forensic Accountant's Role in Litigation

Posted: January 19, 2018
Whether in a divorce setting, fraud investigation, bankruptcy or damage assessment, forensic accountants possess the knowledge and skills that enhance the team of professionals’ ability to resolve their cases and, ultimately, achieve closure for their clients.

A Look at Fair Value Measurement — ASC 820 Level 3
 

A Look at Fair Value Measurement — ASC 820 Level 3

Posted: September 13, 2017
ASC 820 defines fair value, establishes a framework for measuring it and expands disclosures about fair value measure­ments. Find out how to interpret this measurement further.



Do You Really Know Who You Are Paying?
 

Do You Really Know Who You Are Paying?

Posted: March 20, 2017
Fraud in the procurement-to-pay process is more common than you think. Three case studies reveal how easy it is to fall prey. Discover ways to combat fraud in your small business.

How to Improve Fraud Controls in Complex Accounting Areas
 

How to Improve Fraud Controls in Complex Accounting Areas

Posted: March 16, 2017
New recommendations for company accounting policies and internal control over financial reporting address issues companies have encountered, including highly subjective and complex accounting areas such as revenue recognition, loan impairment and 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.