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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 »

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 »

How COVID-19 Has Affected Business Valuations – Part 1

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 number of clients and colleagues have asked me how business valuations have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  After consulting… Read more »

Cash Isn’t Always the Target in Corporate Fraud Schemes

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. Although most fraudsters go after cash because it is easier to misappropriate, more and more organizations are being hit with misappropriation… Read more »

Forensic Accounting Investigations Unearth Medicare, Medicaid Fraud

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation and fraud deterrence, litigation support, and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Government payments to providers under the Medicare and Medicaid programs are based on an “honor billing system,” meaning… Read more »

Data-Mining Software Helps Forensic Accountants Keep Litigation Costs in Check

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation and fraud deterrence, litigation support, and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. The use of special data-mining software in complex litigation support and forensic accounting cases can yield significant cost… Read more »

Forensic Accountants Take on Complex Calculations of Economic Damages

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. When a business suffers financial or economic damages as the result of the actions of another or due to a catastrophic… Read more »

The Effect of Personal Goodwill in a Divorce-Related Valuation

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. When determining the value of professional services businesses – such as law firms; medical practices; or accounting, engineering or consulting operations… Read more »

A Refresher on the Elements of Fraud; Look for the Warning Signs

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. In several earlier blogs, I discussed the three key elements of fraud – Pressure, Opportunity, and Rationalization – a.k.a…. 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 »