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Limitations and the Risks They Create

Financial Forensics

 Limitations and the Risks They Create
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Behavioral Ethics
Item Number: 13PFF0916
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

Do limitations protect us? We are not advocates for our clients. Discreditable acts ethics are important to consider when performing valuations since there are many risks involved. This webinar will discuss the ethical dilemmas valuators face and how to deal with them effectively. It will also discuss the risks present when performing valuations. Finally, it will discuss the common themes of ethical lapses.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Assess the risks present when performing valuation engagements
- Identify conflicts of interest
- Effectively deal with ethical dilemmas
- Understand the common themes of ethical lapses

Who Should Attend

CPAs, attorneys, valuators, analysts, and auditors


Joseph Petrucelli, CPA, CFF, FCPA, CVA, MAFF, PSA, CFE
Mr. Joseph Petrucelli is the author of Detecting Fraud in Organizations: Techniques, Tools, and Resources, published by Wiley, February 2013.

Since 2008, Mr. Petrucelli has been an adjunct professor at the College of Staten Island. He has taught and continues to teach undergraduate courses such as Introduction to Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Federal Income Taxation, and Cost Accounting. Mr. Petrucelli also developed, and is currently teaching, a graduate-level course on Forensic Accounting.

Mr. Petrucelli is the managing partner of PP&D Accounting Services, Inc., a New Jersey Corporation established in 2001. Mr. Petrucelli’s duties include managing a full-time professional accounting staff that provides various services, including (but not limited to) matrimonial litigation, labor dispute resolution and union arbitration, contract dispute resolution, shareholder dispute, mortgage resolution, asset recovery, estate taxation, estate planning, business and individual tax preparation litigation support, auditing, financial statement preparation, assistance with corporate and individual financing, guardianships, business valuation and troubled individual and company financial workout accounting.

Clientele include local unions, lawyers, matrimonial clientele, residential and commercial developers, property management companies, construction companies (both residential and commercial), title insurance companies, assorted types of contractors, fuel oil companies, mortgage bankers, hotels and restaurants, real estate agents, video gaming enterprises, insurance companies, import and exports, and other retail and wholesale clients.

With regard to his accounting and forensic practices, Mr. Petrucelli has testified in civil court proceedings, participated in arbitrations and mediations, and prepared various reports with regard to assorted frauds, real estate and mortgage valuations, business valuations, estates, guardianships, contract disputes, audits (including forensic audits), construction cost analyses, and IRS tax resolutions.

He participates in numerous evaluations of municipal budgets and financial statements, reviews union labor contracts and calculations, prepares economic damage analyses, assists in the preparation of pension actuary analyses, and deals in workout-related matters pertaining to failing businesses or non-performing loans. Mr. Petrucelli personally reviews and prepares an economic analysis with regard to the State of New Jersey’s budget, when retained for union negotiations and various cities’ and counties’ bargaining units throughout the State of New Jersey.