Webcast: Forensic Accounting: Uncovering Schemes and Scams (XACL4FAFR118)
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Learn investigative techniques to uncover various fraudulent schemes and scams and to sharpen your forensic skills. This webcast prepares you to meet the increasing demand for accountants to develop effective forensic accounting procedures to detect and prevent misappropriation of assets, management fraud, and fraudulent financial reporting.

1/18/2018
When: 01/18/2018
12:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1407071:5B1D525168CA2D297283B19A76C63CBC
United States
Presenter: Douglas Warren, CPA, CFF, CFE, CBM, FCPA


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Acronym XACL4FAFR118
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Category
A&A
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Registration Fees
Members* $159
CPA Non-Members $199

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Course Description

Learn investigative techniques to uncover various fraudulent schemes and scams and to sharpen your forensic skills. This webcast prepares you to meet the increasing demand for accountants to develop effective forensic accounting procedures to detect and prevent misappropriation of assets, management fraud, and fraudulent financial reporting. As the focus on fraud discovery and deterrence rises, accountants must hone their skills to recognize fraudulent or deceptive practices and build their knowledge to redesign internal controls. Don’t wait to learn and practice these critical forensic competencies!

Objectives

  • Determine the differences between the role of the forensic accountant and the traditional accountant and how to utilize forensic techniques to ferret out fraudulent activity.
  • Identify the foundational components of AU-C section 240.
  • Recall analytical and investigative techniques used in forensic engagements.
  • Determine ways to detect under/over-valued assets.
  • Recall key points related to the deposition phase of the litigation process.

Major Topics

  • Role of the forensic accountant
  • Development of the engagement agreement
  • Common fraud scams
  • AU-C section 240
  • Analytical and investigative techniques
  • Approaches to detect under/over valued assets
  • Preparation for the deposition phase
  • Alternative methods to settle a legal dispute

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