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Forensic Accounting Investigative Practices (FAIP00)

Date:Monday, June 4, 2018
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
(Registration at 8:00am )
Facility:Crowne Plaza Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale
CPE Credit:8.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: James A. Giannantonio
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$295.00 FICPA Members, $420.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$350.00 FICPA Members, $475.00 Non-Members on 5/5/2018
AICPA Discount:($30)

If you are looking to gain more skills in the growing and lucrative field of forensic accounting, you'll want to start with this course. Effective forensic accountants are part of a new breed of practitioners who possess a broad spectrum of traits and knowledge. This course dives into the unique investigative and communications skills and analytical practices required of the best forensic accountants by teaching you how to provide expert witness testimony in mediations, arbitrations, and governmental hearings.
You'll also learn how to use proven research, investigative methods, and proper documentation of evidence to successfully complete a forensic accounting engagement. This course demonstrates the keys to success in the exciting field of forensic accounting.

When you complete this course you will be able to:
  • Identify the different types of engagements conducted by forensic accountants.
  • Determine how to search for and document evidence.
  • Apply investigatory techniques for conducting interviews.
  • Analyze solutions for uncovering hidden assets using a hands-on team case study.
  • Evaluate how to document your findings in forensic accounting reports.
  • Identify how to prepare to be an expert witness at a deposition and trial.
  • Determine what to expect and how to avoid opposing counsels' attempts to exclude your testimony.

Major Topics:
Topics of discussion will include:
  • Evidence in the investigative process
  • Tools used in forensic investigations
  • Conducting interviews
  • Searching for hidden assets
  • Forensic accounting reports
  • Expert witness testimony

Who Should Attend:
Individuals looking to expand their knowledge of forensic accounting

Experience in accounting and financial reporting

Advanced Preparation:

FICPA EZMaterials! Instead of picking up paper manuals at the event, you’ll be able to download the EZMaterials as searchable PDFs to your laptop, tablet or other device seven days before the event.


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Registration Status: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.