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Part Two: Taking a Closer Look at Business Valuation

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This is the second of a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. Knowing how to calculate a… Read more »

Part One: Taking a Closer Look at Business Valuation

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.  This is the first of a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. Do you know what your… Read more »

Interview Replies Can Separate Fraudsters from Non-Fraudsters

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including business valuation, fraud investigation, and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Interviews with employees, customers, vendors, and other key individuals are an important part of any fraud investigation…. Read more »

A Basic Action You Can Take to Reduce Business Fraud

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. . . . In this blog installment, Anderson discusses a simple change every business can take to help stem internal fraud…. Read more »

Your Best Expert Witness is an Independent Expert Witness

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Expert witnesses who are called to testify in litigation are not – contrary to what some people believe – supposed to… Read more »

A Look at How Forensic Accountants Assess the Reliability of Documents

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. My previous blog discussed how forensic accountants assess the credibility of interviewees.  This blog focuses on how I assess the reliability… Read more »

Making Sure Your Forensic Investigation Interviewees are Credible

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. A key part of any fraud or forensic-based investigation – says David Anderson, principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia… Read more »

Anderson to Present National Webinar on Forensic Accounting Services

On Tuesday, November 24, David Anderson, CPA, CFE, CVA — principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides litigation support services and expert witness testimony in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley — will co-present a nationally broadcast webinar entitled Forensic Accounting Services: AICPA Standards, Engagement Considerations, Analyzing Data, Expert Witness… Read more »

Forensic Accountants Employ Graphics to Aid Courtroom Comprehension

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence programs, and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. The task of explaining complex matters to jurors and presenting them with reams of financial information can seem nearly impossible. … Read more »

The Unexpected Impact of COVID-19 on Fraud

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. I hope you, your families, and loved ones have so far successfully navigated the COVID-19 crisis. This blog is devoted to… Read more »

Anderson Presents to Pennsylvania Township Supervisors

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence, litigation support and expert witness testimony services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Information on how to keep your municipality’s financial operations safe from fraud was the main message of a… Read more »

“The Fraud Triangle” Can Guide the Way to Preventing Scams

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence, litigation support and expert witness testimony services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. There are an endless number of ways companies can be defrauded by their employees. However, there’s one easy… Read more »

How COVID-19 Has Affected Business Valuations – Part Two of Two

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. In my previous blog article, I discussed how the date of valuation for a business valuation has been affected by the… Read more »