Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF)
Become the Master of the Field! The MAFF credential makes the statement that when it comes to financial forensics, you are the “Master” of the field.
Unlike most financial litigation training that tends to be general in scope, MAFF training, continuing education, and related resources provides attendees with the methodologies and approaches for calculating damages, financial investigative and forensic accounting techniques, skills development for communicating with judges, attorneys, and juries, and practice building strategies that are being employed by successful and emerging financial forensics analysts.
The demand for financial litigation and forensic accounting services is set to soar. The Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) is designed to help CPAs and other financial service professionals obtain the necessary training, certification, and credibility so they can grow and thrive in these services.
Effective May 2021
—NACVA’s Executive Advisory and Litigation Forensics Boards have updated qualifications for the MAFF. Visit www.NACVA.com/MAFFQualifications
NEW—Law enforcement agents involved in financial litigation matters may now qualify for the MAFF.
NACVA’s Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) designation is the only financial forensics credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies® (NCCA®).
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Pathway to the First and Most Respected Financial Forensics Credential: the MAFF
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*Applicants who do not meet the prerequisites and experience requirements can apply for and
pursue the credential, and hold the MAFF Candidate Status until the qualifications are met.
The highest growth areas of financial litigation are subject to their own variables that define the consultant’s role in the matter and the scope of analysis. Further, the legal theories underlying the various types of financial litigation focus on key statutes and case law that define the scope of damages.
Taught by some of the nation’s top minds and authorities in law, economics, valuation theory, expert witnessing, and litigation support, the training expounds on the legal foundations and the strategic and communication skills required of a forensic expert, and how to apply these skills in a litigation context.
Command of these fundamental concepts are key to providing services that will withstand the challenges of the litigation environment.
The Litigation Forensics Board (LFB) does not require, accredit, approve, endorse, or recommend any education or training programs and/or products designed or intended to prepare candidates for MAFF certification. The LFB has no involvement in the development or delivery of such programs or products.
The Litigation Forensics Board (LFB) is solely responsible for essential decisions related to the development, administration, and ongoing maintenance of the MAFF certification program. Impartiality is central to carrying out all of the LFB’s certification activities. The LFB establishes and implements policies to manage conflicts of interest and ensure the objectivity of its certification activities.