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Forensic Accountants Can Help Businesses Recover from Hurricanes and Other Disasters

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. American businesses large and small suffered a double dose of damage this past month with the back-to-back… Read more »

Avoid These Five Common Mistakes When Valuing a Business – 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 »

Avoid These Five Common Mistakes When Valuing a Business – 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. While, in most cases, a business valuation process follows proper professional procedures, there are times when a… Read more »

Why the Date of Valuation Matters When Valuing 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. One of the key factors in performing a business valuation is to determine the date of the… Read more »

Getting Personal with Expenses in a Divorce-Related 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 fraud investigation and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Determining the equitable value of a business at the center of a divorce case can be a tricky circumstance… Read more »

Cash Transactions Can Be Tricky When Valuing a Business 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. The decision to end a marriage is a messy affair that becomes undoubtedly more complicated when the division of… Read more »

Forensic Accounting Experts Help with Business Valuation in Divorces

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. There’s nothing simple about a divorce. Even a seemingly easy marriage dissolution can have its complications. When you factor… Read more »

Forensic Accounting Experts Ease Divorce Valuation Issues

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.  When determining the value of a business is at the heart of divorce settlement calculations, coming to an agreement… Read more »

Don’t Keep This to Yourself: Trade Secrets Have Value

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.  Business valuation experts often are asked to value intangible assets of companies.  A major component of such assets… Read more »

Not All Financial Statements Are “Associated” With Reliability

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.  When you learn a company is “associated” with an accounting firm, don’t automatically assume the financial statements that… Read more »

Petty Cash Fraud Can Be Anything but Insignificant

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. When it comes to the relatively small amount of money that’s kept in your company or organization petty… Read more »

Cut Down on Expense Reimbursement Fraud with These Forensic Accounting Tips

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. One of the most insidious types of fraud affecting small and large corporations and organizations is expense reimbursement… Read more »

Detailed Financial Data Plays Critical Role in Litigation Support, Expert Witness Testimony

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 »