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How Differing Standards and Premises of Value Can Affect the Valuation of a Business

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. Can a business be simultaneously worth $10 million, $60 million, $72 million, and $100 million?  It can… Read more »

Tips for Fighting Non-Digital Identity Theft

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud deterrence, business valuation, and fraud investigation in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. When most people hear the words “Identity Theft,” they think about spam and/or phishing e-mails, malware and computer… Read more »

Close the Door on Business Fraud Before Your Money Has Disappeared

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud deterrence, business valuation, and fraud investigation in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.  “Don’t shut the stable door after the horse has bolted.” This idiom can be traced to the 1390… Read more »

Two Valuation Issues to Consider Regarding Privately Held Businesses

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 »

Anderson to Speak on the Role of the Business Valuation Expert in Collaborative 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. On Tuesday, April 24, David Anderson, principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides… Read more »

Key Issues Regarding Marital vs. Non-Marital Assets in 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.  One of the key tasks in a divorce is identifying the marital versus the non-marital assets of the divorcing… Read more »

Understanding the Three Most Commonly Used Approaches to Valuing a Business

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 three most commonly used approaches to valuing a business are: The Income Approach, the Asset-based Approach, and the Market… Read more »

Bring in Expert Witnesses Early to Enhance Your 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 programs and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Trial attorneys know expert witness testimony from a forensic accounting expert can be critical in determining the outcome of legal… Read more »

Looking to Sell Your Business? Here’s How to Prepare

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. Selling a house is an important decision, one that’s not made capriciously but undertaken only after solid research and planning,… Read more »

Are Your Business and Personal Finances Ready for Year-End?

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 »

How Fraudsters, Non-Fraudsters Respond Differently in Interviews

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. A key part of any fraud investigation involves interviewing employees, customers, vendors and others.  These interviews, explain… Read more »

Business Valuation Experts Play Key Role in Collaborative Divorces

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. As a Certified Valuation Expert, David Anderson, of David Anderson & Associates, has served as a business… Read more »

‘Rule of Thumb’ Business Valuation Techniques Just Don’t Measure Up

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. Trade associations, some business brokers, and others may use what are known as Rules of Thumb to… Read more »