Forensic Accounting, Litigation Services & Business Valuation
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.
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.
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.
Posted: October 12, 2016
You’ve more than likely embraced a bundle of technology to make your personal life more efficient, so why not evaluate how to do the same for your valuation practice?
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.
Posted: September 16, 2016
In New Jersey, there are four official ways to get divorced: litigation, arbitration, mediation or, the newest vehicle, collaboration. The collaborative process identifies the specific goals and interests of both parties and aims to find a happy medium through open communication and a pledge to not go to court.
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.
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.
Posted: May 4, 2016
To determine the economic value of a business interest while performing a valuation, you can use various approaches and methodologies.
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.
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.
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?