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Techniques for Discovering Hidden Assets

Financial Forensics

 Techniques for Discovering Hidden Assets
CPE Credit

Program Level: Update
Prerequisites: Participants need a background in the subject area and desire to keep current.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Auditing
Item Number: 14PFF0724
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

Forensic experts are often faced with the task of discovering hidden assets in a marital divorce or forensic engagement. This course will offer the class participant unique discovery techniques and tools that can be used by the expert to aid him or her in achieving a thorough and successful outcome of their discovery investigation. Learn from the personal experiences and stories of the instructor of discovery methodologies employed that are successful in discovering “hidden assets” that would otherwise be very difficult, if not impossible to find. Participants will be enthused with the open forum of discussion and will leave with a great wealth of knowledge along with some new ideas and unique discovery techniques

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Define the unique discovery techniques to enable them to find "hidden assets" in forensic and auditing matters

Who Should Attend

CPAs, practitioners who hold the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and/or Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) credential as well as attorneys, litigation consultants, expert witnesses


Glenn Block, CPA, ABV, CVA
Mr. Glenn Block is a CPA and partner in the accounting firm of Block & Aldinger and has been employed by the firm since 1982. Prior to that, Mr. Block worked with a CPA firm in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for two years.

In his current capacity as managing senior partner, Mr. Block provides services to the firm’s clients such as tax consulting, including federal and state business taxation, individual tax planning, financial planning, bankruptcy, business valuations, litigation support, forensic accounting, marital dissolution proceedings, and estate tax planning. Mr. Block is specialized in the area of forensic accounting and frequently is retained in matters involving lost profit damage calculations as well as other forensic matters. He is also specialized in the area of Pennsylvania family law as it pertains to child and spousal support calculations as well as equitable distribution.

Mr. Block has prepared numerous business valuations, has testified in court as an expert witness on many occasions, and has also been appointed by the court in several cases to perform business valuations as an independent valuation expert in divorce proceedings and has also served as an arbitrator in civil litigation matters. Mr. Block has been appointed to serve on the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Divorce Conference Committee and is currently a member of that committee. He has been awarded the Accredited in Business Valuation credential (ABV) through the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).

Mr. Block is also credentialed as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and belongs to the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). Mr. Block serves on the audit committee of the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM). Mr. Block received a bachelor of science degree in business administration in 1979 from the American University in Washington, DC and belongs to the American Institute of CPAs as well as the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs. Mr. Block frequently lectures before groups on different topic matters and was a speaker at the NACVA National Business Valuation Conference in June 2011. He has also lectured before the PICPA at their annual divorce conference, held in King of Prussia in October 2011, and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs' annual divorce conference in October 2012 on the topic of “equitable distribution.” Mr. Block has also spoken on behalf of the publication Accounting Today, a national magazine for CPAs, at their annual conference in November 2012.

Mr. Block is an expert in security and owns an alarm company in the Lehigh Valley area that sells and installs residential and commercial burglar alarm systems. Mr. Block is currently serving a four-year term as elected commissioner of South Whitehall Township, a community of approximately 20,000 citizens. Prior to that, Mr. Block served seven years on the South Whitehall Township Zoning Board.