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Litigation Services Handbook

Author : Roman L. Weil
ISBN : 9781118721803
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 40. 33 MB
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In the last 20 years, the need for a financial expert to act as a witness and consultant to litigating attorneys has grown even more than litigation itself. Twenty years ago, few certified public accountants or economists offered litigation-related services; now, a large number devote much of their practice to this area. To be litigation service practitioners and accountants need to learn or enhance their litigation skills, including the fine points of their roles in trial preparation and testimony presentation, testimony presentation, deposition, direct examination, cross examination, understanding Sarbanes-Oxley rulings, and fraud investigations.

Family Law Services Handbook

Author : Donald A. Glenn
ISBN : 0470916982
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 32. 3 MB
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Up to fifty percent of financial forensic services are performed in divorces, or in family law business valuations. Providing the first definitive publication on family law for accountants, this book addresses topics unique to family law accounting, tax, valuation and practice. The coverage begins with pre-engagement of the client and proceeds through to trial and preparation and presentation. Sample checklists, work papers, and trial exhibits are included. CPAs and attorneys will benefit from this handbook’s tips on providing financial services in the family law arena.

Measuring Business Interruption Losses And Other Commercial Damages

Author : Patrick A. Gaughan
ISBN : 0470526173
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 49. 75 MB
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An updated explanation of the methodology for how lost profits should be measured Now fully revised and updated, focused on commercial litigation and the many common types of cases, this is the only book in the field to explain the complicated process of measuring business interruption damages. The book features an easy to understand and apply, step-by-step process for how losses should be measured so as to be accurate and reliable and consistent with the relevant laws. With a new chapter on the economics of punitive damages, the new edition also explains detailed methods for measuring damages in contract litigation, intellectual property lawsuits, antitrust, and securities cases. This new Second Edition incorporates the latest developments in the fields of economics and accounting, while also integrating the most current changes in case law. Here's what you will find Each chapter includes new materials and updated content Added websites for sources of data Includes a website for updated tables that can be utilized by readers A section of the new cases involving Daubert challenges to economists Includes methods on how to do industry research A new section covering the equity risk premium and the various recent research studies, which set forth the debate on what the premium should be Containing exhibits, tables, and graphs, new cases involving Dauber, how to do industry research, equity risk premium, research studies on the marketability discount, anti-trust, punitive damages, and more, Measuring Business Interruption Losses and Other Commercial Damages, Second Edition incorporates the relevant literature and research that has come out in this field over the past four years.

Financial Expert Witness Communication

Author : Bradley J. Preber
ISBN : 9781118753552
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 21. 34 MB
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Praise for Financial Expert Witness Communication "Financial Expert Witness Communication is a great resource for those who have an interest in better understanding what it takes to be an expert witness, attorneys hiring financial expert witnesses, as well as experts and attorneys who have been doing it for years and just need a reference book handy. The real-world practical tips, checklists, and advice are invaluable. These are usually obtained through many years of experience and hard knocks, but this book puts these many lessons right on the table." —Michael A. Fahlman, Grant Thornton LLP, Forensic and Valuation Services Partner "Mr. Preber's book is a terrific and easy-to-use reference guide both for experienced financial expert witnesses that want to review their rudiments in the course of an engagement and for new or relatively inexperienced entrants to the expert witness world. Financial professionals that are considering expert witness work will find helpful insight into what the work requires. I am not aware of another book like it." —Bennett W. Lasko, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP "I knew Brad Preber was a financial expert par excellence. And I also knew he was a gifted communicator as well. But in this book, Financial Expert Witness Communication, he has simply hit it out of the ballpark … in other words, rephrasing only slightly, read this book, and I guarantee you shall Witness Communication by a Financial Expert! A great resource for those in the field rendering expert witness testimony, whether contemplating it (future—to prepare better), doing it (present—to refine their skills and competencies), or having done it (past—to relive and relish) … " —Dr. Sridhar Ramamoorti, ACA, CPA/CITP/CFF/CGMA, CFE, CIA, CFSA, CRP, CGAP, CRMA, CGFM, MAFF; Director, Corporate Governance Center, and professor of accountancy, Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA; Chairman, Committee on Governance, Risk, & Compliance of Financial Executives International (FEI); member, Standing Advisory Group, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), 2014–2016

Litigation Services Handbook 2008 Supplement

Author : Roman L. Weil
ISBN : 0470135727
Genre : Law
File Size : 45. 75 MB
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The 2008 Supplement contains the following updates: Chapter 15. The authors of our chapter on Punitive Damages review the Supreme Court’s decision in Philip Morris USA v. Williams and the implications of that decision for punitive damage claims going forward. Chapter 18A. In securities class actions, a lot rides on class certification. Many defense counsel appear to believe that to defeat the certification of the class is to win the big battle, maybe even the war. One impediment to class certification is non-alignment of the interests of the members of the class. Our authors discuss how the proposed class members’ interests can easily be adverse and how one might show that. Chapter 22. The authors of our chapter on Patent Infringements have revised their chapter to discuss whether a current patent owner has entitlement to the former owner’s damages. Chapter 25A. Merger transactions often have a so-called MAC or MAE clause—Material Adverse Change or Material Adverse Event. The idea is that some company specific events might occur (think private jet crash killing the top echelon of the target company’s management), which would give the buyer reason to want to change its mind about the acquisition itself, or the purchase price. In any particular deal, the parties can negotiate whatever terms of MAC or MAE they choose, but still may find themselves in sufficient disagreement that the buyer, typically, tries to invoke the MAC clause to get out of the deal. (In our experience, there has been some economy wide bad economic event—think the market crash of March 2000—that causes the buyer to wish he hadn’t offered such a high price. The buyer seeks to find some aspect of the target’s operations or financial statements on which to build a case that bad things happened to the target company beyond economy-wide effects. The lead case discussed here, IBP v. Tyson, arose from a deal negotiated in December 1999, but not completed before the March 2000 crash.) The authors discuss the proto-typical MAC clause and how an expert can help in supporting or defeating the claim that a company-specific MAC has occurred.

Forensic Economics

Author : Frank D. Tinari
ISBN : 9781137563927
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 22. 5 MB
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This edited collection addresses the major issues encountered in the calculation of economic damages to individuals in civil litigation. In federal and state courts in the United States, as well as in other nations, when one party sues another, the suing party is required not only to prove that the harm was, indeed, caused by the other party, but also to claim and demonstrate that a specified dollar value represents just compensation for the harm. Forensic economists are often called upon to evaluate, measure, and opine on the degree of economic loss that is alleged to have occurred. Aimed at both practitioners and theorists, the original articles and essays in the edited collection are written by nationally recognized and widely published forensic experts. Its strength is in showcasing theories, methods, and measurements as they differ in a variety of cases, and in its review of the forensic economics literature developed over the past thirty years. Readers will find informative discussions of topics such as establishing earnings capacity for both adults and infants, worklife probability, personal consumption deductions, taxation as treated in federal and state courts, valuing fringe benefits, discounting theory and practice, the effects of the Affordable Care Act, the valuation of personal services, wrongful discharge, hedonics, effective communication by the expert witness, and ethical issues. The volume also covers surveys of the views of practicing forensic economists, the connection between law and forensic economics, alternatives to litigation in the form of VCF-like schedules, and key differences among nations in measuring economic damages.

Litigation Services Handbook 2016 Cumulative Supplement

Author : Roman L. Weil
ISBN : 9781119244615
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 80. 15 MB
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The financial expert's litigation 'bible', updated and expanded The updated Litigation Services Handbook is an indispensable reference for financial experts offering litigation support services. The text is a robust framework for all aspects of the litigation process, written by experts drawing upon years of institutional knowledge, experience, and techniques. It can be used alone or in conjunction with Litigation Services Handbook, Fifth Edition. A wide variety of cases illustrate important concepts, and in-depth, actionable coverage spans trial preparation, testimony, deposition, investigation, and more. This update includes the latest procedures and changes to the law, and a discussion on emerging technology explores its impact on the financial expert's practice. Two new chapters have been added to provide additional insight into the accountant's role in litigation, the the focus on investigation makes this book a highly practical reference for any practitioner in the field. The increased need for financial witnesses and consultants to litigators has created plentiful opportunity for accountants, economists, and other practitioners. This book provides clear, comprehensive guidance for each step of the litigation process, to help practitioners enhance their practice in the courtroom and beyond. Leverage financial expertise to provide litigation support services Successfully prove damages with effective investigation techniques Maintain authority while presenting accurate, thorough, and eloquent testimony Get up to date on new technology and Sarbanes-Oxley implementation Litigation support requires a specific skill set and knowledge base, some of which may fall outside of everyday procedure, and all of which continue to evolve with new procedures, tools, and methods. Litigation Services Handbook, 2016 Cumulative Supplement provides the most up-to-date case law and best practices financial experts need to know.

Expert Witnessing In Forensic Accounting

Author : Zeph Telpner
ISBN : 9781420041491
Genre : Law
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From opposing the local CPA to tackling the Big Five - Everything you need to know about accounting in the courtroom With the recent boom in litigation and malpractice charges concerning tax, accounting, financial litigation, and fraud disputes, more and more accounting professionals are being hired as expert witnesses. Yet, few lawyers have a full understanding of what accountants can contribute to their cases. And few accountants are familiar enough with the legal system to recognize everything they have to offer as an expert witness. In turn, many relevant issues are missed and financial disputes are often settled with unfavorable outcomes. Conceived and written in the trenches, Expert Witnessing in Forensic Accounting: A Handbook for Lawyers and Accountants candidly shows how to be successful in the courtroom through the hands-on experiences of both a certified public accountant and a trial attorney. Zeph Telpner and Michael Mostek guide you through the entire judicial process - revealing their own and others' mistakes and triumphs along the way and presenting guidelines for everything from choosing an accountant to analyzing the opposing expert's deposition. The law of civil procedure, evidence, expert opinions, trial procedure, and the presentation of expert testimony are a mystery to many accountants and even some lawyers. This straightforward book pulls together all the essential information on the topic. Providing numerous case studies, annotated court documents, expert witness reports, and an actual trial transcript of an expert's testimony, Expert Witnessing in Forensic Accounting: A Handbook for Lawyers and Accountants helps you discover the relevant issues and facts needed to win the dispute. LAWYERS: Know how and when to choose and work with the right forensic accountant Determine whether to hire your forensic accountant as a consultant or an expert witness Decide how early to bring the accounting expert in on the case Discover everything that forensic accountants can accomplish for you Match the accounting expert with the job to be done Help the accountant do a superior job in discovery Use the forensic accountant to the greatest benefit Ask the right questions during direct and cross-examination Build a successful working relationship with the forensic accountant ACCOUNTANTS: Learn how to best advise lawyers during discovery and litigation Discover the procedural and evidentiary rules that most often affect forensic accountant specialists Know how to respond and what to expect while you're on the witness stand Successfully rebut the opinions of the opposing expert accountant Perform superior services in discovery, accounting guidance, and writing expert reports Know how to write a job engagement letter and negotiate fees See how an expert supported the valuation of a particular business in accordance with judicial requirements Build a successful working relationship with the lawyer

The Real Estate Litigation Handbook

Author : David A. Soley
ISBN : 1604426446
Genre : Law
File Size : 64. 81 MB
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Real estate is the American dream. The litigation over its bounties is one of the most complex and aggressive pursuits in the law. This book serves as a guide for successfully getting you through all of real estate litigation's twists and turns. Written by an experienced real estate litigator, the book provides guidance on litigating complex cases involving boundaries, easements, access, title, and other real estate disputes. Includes sample pleadings, motions, injunctions and more.

Accounting For Governmental And Nonprofit Entities With City Of Smithville

Author : Susan Convery Kattellus
ISBN : 0073268925
Genre : Finance, Public
File Size : 24. 89 MB
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Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Entities, 14e presents complete, accurate, and up-to-date coverage of all facets of accounting for governmental and not-for-profit organizations. With its unique City of Smithville computerized cumulative problem, Wilson offers a level of student engagement and real-world applicability unmatched by any other textbook..

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