Forensic Accounting, Litigation Services & Business Valuation


Eureka: E-Discovery is Upon Us
 

Eureka: E-Discovery is Upon Us

Posted: August 1, 2018
In the predigital age, discovery meant sharing information, or “hard copy” in today’s parlance, with all parties involved in litigation. Today, e-discovery has broadened the range of what constitutes discovery.

Protecting Data Using Encryption Basics
 

Protecting Data Using Encryption Basics

Posted: April 17, 2018
For accountants, nothing is more important than keeping data secure. Multiple methods of protection use encryption to ensure only those authorized to use our data possess the ability to access it.

Data Mining
 

Data Mining

Posted: March 23, 2018
We allow organizations to collect details about us. And all of those details are being stored in databases. However, most databases are unstructured, making it challenging for CPAs and others to work with. That’s where data mining comes in.


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.