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Cash Transactions Can Complicate Business Valuations During a Divorce

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud investigation and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. The decision to end a marriage is a messy affair that becomes undoubtedly more complicated when the division of… Read more »

Retain Forensic Accountants Early for More Effective Litigation Support

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. A forensic accounting expert in Philadelphia or elsewhere in the U.S. often requires very specific, detailed financial documents… Read more »

Maximize Cash Flow with These Forensic Accounting Strategies

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. For many small businesses, it’s an ongoing struggle to keep enough cash on hand to finance operations, pay debts, and… Read more »

Have You Completed Your Year-End Business and Personal To-Do List?

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. With the winter holidays fast approaching, most of us are looking forward to Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New… Read more »

Termination, Discrimination Cases Can Benefit from Forensic Accounting Assistance

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. There are times when a forensic accountant may be asked to calculate damages for wrongful termination and employment discrimination lawsuits…. Read more »

Marketability and Control are Key Factors in a Privately Held Business Valuation

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. Under what conditions does $4 million divided by four NOT equal $1 million? When you are a… Read more »

Forensic Accountants Can Oversee, Mediate Family Inheritance Issues

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. Family arguments over such minor issues as toys, chores, or family rules are quite common among siblings, cousins, or other relations…. Read more »

What is a Calculation of Value?

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. There are many circumstances under which a business valuation is required.  These can include: For estate and… Read more »

Five Common Business Valuation Mistakes to Avoid – Part Two

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. Our two-part study of the most significant mistakes made while performing a business valuation concludes as Philadelphia… Read more »

Five Common Business Valuation Mistakes to Avoid – Part One

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. The business valuation process, in almost all instances, follows proper professional procedures; however, there are times when… Read more »

When an Expert’s Report is Challenged in Court

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting and fraud investigation services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. In typical litigation involving economic damages, one or both sides will engage an economic damages expert.  Usually the plaintiff’s expert will analyze the… Read more »

‘Rules of Thumb’ Can Leave You ‘All Thumbs’ In Most Business Valuations

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. Some trade associations and business brokers, among others, use what are called Rules of Thumb to explain… Read more »

Forensic Accountants Help Fight Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation

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. Facing losses from such occurrences as foreclosures, divorces and other legal proceedings, shady business owners sometimes resort to… Read more »