From opposing the local CPA to tackling the Big Five - Everything you need to know about accounting in the courtroom
With the recent boom in litigation and malpractice charges concerning tax, accounting, financial litigation, and fraud disputes, more and more accounting professionals are being hired as expert witnesses. Yet, few lawyers have
Preface. The Forensic Accountant. The Accounting Expert Witness. The Expert's Job Engagement Letter. Where to Begin. How to Continue. Substance versus Form and the Nonfactual Fact. The Effect of the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine. Research Sources for the Expert. The Expert's Written Report. The Expert's Testimony. Additional Work after the Trial.