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Untangling Assets and Uncovering the Truth: A Deep Dive into Divorce Financial Forensics

This webinar transcript provides a discussion of methodologies, tools, and techniques needed to untangle complex financials in the context of divorce proceedings ...

The Comprehensive Guide to Economic Damages, Seventh Edition

April 2023 Hardcover, PDF (501 pages)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

The Comprehensive Guide to Economic Damages, 7th Edition combines the economic expert’s knowledge of damages calculations and methods with legal and case analysis. It provides a deep and rich resource for financial experts and attorneys seeking guidance on appropriate remedies and related damages calculations. Learn more >>

Blockchain Forensics—Part 1

This presentation is about discovery of cryptocurrency assets in divorce and valuation. This presentation will not cover the origin stories or the inner cryptographic workings of various blockchains and cryptocurrencies. Attendees will learn forensic methods for identifying the existence of cryptocurrency assets, tracing transactions with public sources, and identifying when additional records exist that are accessible by the account holder only.

Meet The Speakers—2022 AAML/BVR National Divorce Conference

The 2022 AAML/BVR National Divorce Conference is just a little over a month away! Take a moment to meet a trio of our speakers.

Cryptocurrency Fraud & Forensics: What Valuation Professionals Need to Know

Cryptocurrency has more recently achieved a level of mainstream appeal as an investment vehicle, regardless of its limited current application in retail transactions. As cryptocurrency usage increases, more individuals will use this new asset class as a means of committing fraud or hiding assets from creditors or ex-spouses. Join Mark DiMichael and Katerina Gaebel for an introduction to cryptocurrency, how it works, and the current regulatory environment. Experts and consultants should know the types of ...

Bitcoin & Digital Assets: The Industry, Valuation, and Forensics

Every day, bitcoin and digital assets seem to become more mainstream for both businesses and investors. Over time, valuation and forensic professionals are bound to encounter clients with digital asset holdings, and they will need to face the unique challenges they create. Experts Mark DiMichael and Jennifer Cohen will provide valuation and forensic accounting professionals with the information they need to help their clients deal with this complex asset class.

Tips and Techniques for Detecting Misrepresentations in Business Interruption Claims

Business interruption insurance claims are on the rise, and analysts need to be on the lookout for misrepresentations. Michael Haugen, CPA, CFF, CFE (JS Held) conducted a session on this at the recent AICPA FVS Conference, and it’s an area where valuation experts would do well to bolster their knowledge and skills in financial forensics. During his session, Haugen gave some tips on how to “sniff out” misrepresentations in these claims. In the recent Business Valuation Update (BVU) article, “14 Ways to Detect Misrepresentations in Business Interruption Claims,” Haugen classifies specific techniques to detect misrepresentations in business interruption claims.

Forensic Evidence: 43 Techniques and Case Studies for a Better Valuation

The evidence is in. Forensic skills are not only valuable, but also critical, to valuation professionals wanting to distinguish themselves in a commoditizing industry. Join Darrell D. Dorrell for deep dives into specific forensic techniques as he demonstrates their applicability in valuation assignments with practical examples. Forensics are ubiquitous to valuation-specific applications including rebuttals, financial statement analysis, and guiding counsel. Many of these techniques are not only more robust, but also more efficient and will ...

Help needed with academic research on Big Data

Please take a short, five-minute survey on the use of Big Data in forensic accounting in preventing and detecting fraud. The University of Memphis is conducting research.

Expert report proves best defense against Daubert offense

In litigation, attacks on expert opinions are par for the course, but a sound expert report can ward off a Daubert challenge and clear the way to admission at trial, as a recent fraud case illustrates.

Dorrell publishes third in series of DOJ bulletins

Must-have resource for litigation practices

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