Forensic Accounting Articles
Posted by William P. Allen on February 06, 2023
In M&A transactions, disputes sometimes arise over contractual purchase price adjustments, representations and warranties, earnout provisions, or alleged misrepresentations by the seller.
Posted by William P. Allen on December 05, 2022
Due diligence is a critical part of the merger and acquisition process — and one key area of concern is fraud risk. Financial statement manipulation can sometimes make the target appear more valuable than it really is.
Posted by Johnathon Miles on March 15, 2022
In many litigation contexts — such as marital dissolutions and fraud investigations — one party may have a financial incentive to hide personal assets or income. Identifying and quantifying these undisclosed or underreported items can be challenging.
Posted by William P. Allen on December 21, 2021
Forensic investigations almost inevitably require documentary evidence to be examined.
Posted by Douglas Sosnowski on November 05, 2019
Estimating lost profits isn’t always cut and dried. It’s important to look behind the numbers for signs that they might have been manipulated or falsified.
Posted by Douglas Sosnowski on January 22, 2019
Courts tend to prefer the market approach in business valuation, because it’s based on real-world “comparable” transactions.