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Blitzkrieg Report Writing

Financial Forensics

 Blitzkrieg Report Writing
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Advanced
Prerequisites: Good knowledge of topic and experience in the field.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 13PFF1218
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

How to write a quick, stunning, and economical report for virtually any type of assignment. The three-step, five-step, and “show-and-tell” methods will be demonstrated. Additional resources will be identified.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Articulate the definition of financial forensics/forensic accounting as well as the fundamental and essential skills necessary to successfully practice
- Identify the key tools, techniques, methods, and methodologies applicable to all areas of practice, including additional sources of information and learning
- List more than two dozen specific examples of tools, techniques, methods, and methodologies
- Differentiate between financial forensics/forensic accounting and fraud, including knowing which courses to avoid, e.g. foundations
- Define why the attendees are more qualified than those who have not attended

Who Should Attend

There are three categories of people who should attend this webinar: they include originators, users, and regulators. Originators include CEOs, CFOs, controllers, income tax return filers, and others. Users include auditors, CPAs, CAs, investors, lenders, professors, executives, and others.

Regulators include civil regulators (SEC, IRS, FTC, and others), criminal regulators (FBI, DEA, IRS, state police, international, federal, state, local law enforcement), military (counterterrorism), and others.


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 developedthe 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. Both issues are available via the public site:

Gregory A. Gadawski, CPA, ABV, CVA, CFE
Mr. Greg Gadawski is a partner of financialforensics®. Besides his current designations, he has also completed the training courses and passed the respective exams for the Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) certification. He is a member of the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA).

Mr. Gadawski has conducted a myriad of complex fraud investigations on behalf of both victims and suspects. These investigations have ranged from small employee thefts to multi-million dollar frauds. In addition to conducting the investigations, He has assisted the victims with identification of assets and recovery of losses from fraud.

He has also served as forensic accountant to the receiver in multiple receiverships. These receiverships are typically the result of some type of securities fraud and/or ponzi scheme. As forensic accountant to the receiver, he has provided transaction analysis, asset tracing, identification and investigation of targets for third party litigation, solvency analysis, testimony in civil and criminal matters and other services for the benefit of the receivership estate.

He has served as an expert witness/consultant in a variety of complex litigation matters including; breach of contract, business valuation, alter ego, lost profits, marital dissolution, personal injury, wrongful death, intellectual property infringement, fraudulent conveyance, solvency, and others. His expertise encompasses a wide scope of industries including; professional service organizations, brokerages, financial services, construction, retail, timber, utilities, municipalities, not-for-profits, manufacturing and others.

He has presented continuing education courses (both CPE and CLE) on forensic accounting, financial statement analysis, fraud investigation and litigation related topics. Mr. Gadawski is also an instructor for the Forensic Accounting Academy. Through the academy, he has instructed hundreds of attorneys, forensics accountants, law enforcement agents, government employees and other practitioners regarding the Forensic Accounting/Investigation Methodology© (FA/IM) along with a myriad of forensic accounting tools and techniques. In 2010, he was NACVA’s Instructor of the Year for achieving the highest scores on participant evaluations. He subsequently received NACVA’s Circle of Light Award in 2011, the highest honor NACVA bestows on its instructors.