| Define, Demonstrate, and Deploy Financial Forensics in Your Practice
Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: Previous training or experience with the fundamentals of accounting, finance, economics, and business writing.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet- Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
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This webinar sets the foundation for the skill set you will use to protect your clients as well as help you and your company expand your business footprint. The accounting profession's legacy regarding forensic accounting will be discussed, creating a potential paradigm shift in how you look at forensic accounting and its impact on all the accounting areas you focus on in your business. Industry sources will be compared and contrasted so you will have information resources to fall back on.
The FA/IM© software will be discussed as an outline that you will use to bring all the other information and tools together creating a framework that will help organize and simplify the processes you will use daily.
After completing the webinar, attendees will be able to:
- Identify technical reference sources
- Differentiate forensic accounting from mere "fraud" analysis
- Compare and contrast industry sources
- Introduce and demonstrate methodologies used on a daily basis
- Differentiate the four phases, 13 stages, and five actions per stage for FA/IM©
Who Should Attend
This primer is ideal for CPAs, law enforcement (federal, state, local), regulators, investigators, agents, attorneys, prosecutors, business advisors, bankers, fiduciaries, and business owners—in short, those who may not intend to focus a practice on financial forensics, yet want to understand the applicability of the discipline in their pursuits
Darrell D. Dorrell, CPA, ABV, MBA, CVA, ASA, CMA, DABFA
Mr. Darrell Dorrell is a founding partner of financialforensics®, a boutique forensic accounting practice in Lake Oswego, OR. He practices in civil and criminal matters throughout the U.S. and has served as an expert witness/consultant in 500+/- matters; additional assignments exceed 1,000+/-. They include alter ego, anti-trust, bankruptcy, breach of contract, estate/gift taxes, family law, fraud, fraudulent conveyance/transfer intellectual property, lost profits, patent, solvency/insolvency, trademark, trade dress, and trade secrets.
A nationally recognized speaker and author, Mr. Dorrell has delivered more than 100 training presentations on forensic accounting-related topics during the last five years. His presentations span 23 states (including 12 state CPA societies), Puerto Rico, and Canada. He has provided training to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States Department of Justice (USDOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), American Bar Association, Bankruptcy Bar Association, Oregon Bar Association, Washington Bar Association, American Society of Appraisers (ASA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts™ (NACVA®), Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors, Institute of Management Accountants, International Law Enforcement Auditors Association, SEAK, CPAA International Inc., AGN Inc., and Turnaround Management Association.
Mr. Dorrell has published more than 70 articles in the American Journal of Family Law, Business Appraisal Practice, CPA Journal, Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Journal, Litigation Counselor, National Litigation Consultants Review, The Value Examiner®, RIA's Valuation Strategies, and the United States Attorneys' Bulletin. Additionally, he has been cited in Bloomberg Wealth Manager, Business Week, IR Magazine, the Portland Oregonian, the Practical Accountant and Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives, a New York Times best-seller and authored the forensic accounting chapter in "Valuation for Dummies." Also, he has been featured on National Public Radio (NPR), WYNC "RadioLab," the "Small Business Television" network, and the "First Business News Network Television."
His financial forensics, forensic accounting, investigative, damages, valuation, fraud, and related expertise is extensive. Most significantly, he developed the Forensic Accounting/Investigation Methodology© (FA/IM©), and he co-authored for the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ) the March 2005, Vol. 53 No. 2 issue, i.e. Financial Forensics I-Counterterrorism: Conventional Tools for Unconventional Warfare and the May 2005 Vol. 53 No. 3 issue Financial Forensics II-Forensic Accounting: Counterterrorism Tactical Weaponry.