Best Strategies and Techniques for Effective Forensic Accounting
With the increasing sophistication of fraudulent schemes, establishing effective forensic accounting processes has been one of the top priorities of companies and organizations. These accounting procedures should be able to efficiently detect, monitor and analyze financial data and non-financial information to identify and prevent misappropriation of assets, management fraud, and fraudulent financial reporting.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in Forensic Accounting. They will highlight the features and benefits of forensic accounting especially in managing finances, reducing risk of exploitation, minimizing legal issues and enhancing brand reputation. Speakers will also present best strategies and techniques in establishing effective and efficient forensic accounting procedures.
Key topics include:
- Forensic Accounting: Recent Trends and Developments
- Identifying Fraudulent Schemes and Scams
- Analytical and Investigative Techniques
- Detecting and Preventing Misappropriation
- Best Forensic Accounting Practices
RSM US LLP
- Use of advanced data analytics for litigation
Cox & Palmer
- Evolving judicial doctrine in Canada – An Evidence Based Approach to Expert Witness
Who Should Attend:
- Forensic Accountants and Auditors
- Certified Public Accountants
- Certified Fraud Examiners
- Chartered Financial Analysts
- Accounting Firms
- Other Related/Interested Professionals and Organizations
Chris Ekimoff is a Director in the Financial Investigations & Dispute Services practice based in Washington DC. Chris has significant experience providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services, including performing internal investigations, applying and evaluating financial reporting methods, responding to allegations of accounting and auditing malpractice, and other complex financial and accounting issues. He also leads and participates as a volunteer in various capacities with the AICPA, the Virginia Society of CPAs, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and through social media efforts across a variety of platforms.
Chris leads engagements regarding SEC financial reporting matters, public company restatements, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations and corporate compliance. Additionally, he has overseen the development and implementation of fraud risk management programs, as well as the performance of internal investigations at companies in the financial services, construction, hospitality, manufacturing, and technology industries. Chris has contributed to matters including revenue recognition issues, audit malpractice claims, alleged SEC reporting violations, complex GAAP & GAAS accounting policy issues, whistleblower allegations, and mortgage-backed securities litigation.
Chris Ekimoff is a Director in the Financial Investigations & Dispute Services practice based in Washington DC. Chris has significant …
Jack M. Blackier, FCA, is a partner in the Saint John office of Cox & Palmer. He was called to the New Brunswick Bar in 1997 after completing his legal education at the University of New Brunswick (1981).
Jack received his Chartered Accountant (“CA”) designation in 1986. He has completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Taxation Course, a Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting from the University of Toronto, and a Masters in Law from York University.
Jack was awarded a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants (“FCA”) by his peers in recognition of outstanding service to the accounting profession and to his community.
Jack brings a wealth of knowledge and specialized skills to the Cox & Palmer team. He practises in the areas of tax, estate planning, civil litigation, and administrative law. His civil litigation practice focusses on forensic accounting and loss quantification matters.
Jack has also enjoyed a 20 year career as a part-time faculty member at both the University of New Brunswick (Faculty of Business Administration) and Mount Allison University (Commerce Faculty). Throughout his career, Jack has been involved in a number of community organizations.
An avid outdoor enthusiast, Jack and his wife, Assunta, have two sons.
Jack M. Blackier, FCA, is a partner in the Saint John office of Cox & Palmer. He was called to …
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Method of Presentation:
On-demand Webcast; Group-Internet Based
Experience in Forensic Accounting
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
NASBA Field of Study:
Accounting – Technical
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About RSM US LLP
RSM's forensic accounting and investigative professionals have the skills and experience to resolve high-stakes issues from the board room to the courtroom. Our team provides analytical and investigative services to major law firms, insurance companies, financial institutions, governmental entities, private equity firms, venture capital funds and corporate counsel and executive management. Team members include expert testifiers, witness interviewers, data mining and computer forensic specialists, fraud examiners qualified as international investigators, CPAs and others you may need to document the facts of your situation.
About Cox & Palmer
Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients can rely on for solid legal solutions. We work with clients to understand their needs and provide valuable advice when it matters most.