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Webcast: Forensic Accounting: Uncovering Schemes and Scams (WBCL4FAFR116)
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9/15/2016
When: 09/15/2016
12:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1135221:7ECC706FF065C805C33517D34358A0A2
United States
Presenter: Douglas E. Warren, CPA, CFF, CFE, FCPA


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AcronymWBCL4FAFR116
CPE4 hours
VendorAICPA
Category
Accounting & Auditing
LevelIntermediate
Yellow BookNo
PrerequisiteExperience in accounting and financial reporting preferred
Who should attend Accountants in industry and public practice who are responsible for designing internal control systems or are involved in forensic accounting activities
Members$159
CPA Non-Members $199

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Description

Are you prepared for the increasing demand for forensic accountants and 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. This course enables you to learn investigative techniques to uncover various fraudulent scams and schemes and to sharpen your forensic skills. Don’t wait to learn and practice these critical forensic competencies!

Objectives

When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • 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.

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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