Forensic Accounting, Litigation Services & Business Valuation

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.


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.

Data Contamination in Fraud Cases
 

Data Contamination in Fraud Cases

Posted: March 8, 2016
The contamination of the data, while the evidence is in possession of the financial investigator, could result in the evidence being thrown out of court. As such, the evidence must be handled carefully by the investigators to prevent any altering or contamination.