readily teachable, outstanding new textbook provides in-depth, clear
explanations of the concepts, substantive issues, and practices associated
with Forensics Accounting. Pedagogical features peppered throughout
enhance the text materials--Chapter Objectives, numerous illustrative
Examples, Figures, Tables, and Special information sidebars engage students
and keep the presentations lively and interesting. End of Chapter Problems
test student understanding and reinforce the key concepts and practices
discussed. There’s even a companion Instructor’s Guide and
Test Bank available to adopters that will greatly assist your instruction.
divisions of the text examine: 1) Discipline and Practice of Forensic
Accounting (two chapters); 2) Uncovering Accounting Fraud (four chapters);
3) Courtroom Procedures and Litigation Support (four chapters); 4) Cybercrime
(three chapters); 5) Business Valuations (one chapter).
introductory Chapters provide a historical overview of forensic accounting
and discussion of forensic specialties, career opportunities, associations
and certifications. Next, the methods accountants employ to uncover
crime, financial fraud, and misappropriation of assets are presented,
and important topics related to money laundering and transnational financial
flows are examined. The text logically progresses to an in-depth review
of courtroom procedures, litigation, evidence and damages. The latter
Chapters cover the most modern of topics, cybercrime, where loss valuations
for web sites, legal issues and criminal profiling are studied. Students
are also introduced to Business Valuations.
Forensic and Investigative Accounting explains and
demonstrates how an effective forensic accountant needs a solid
understanding of accounting, investigative auditing techniques,
criminology, and courtroom procedures, as well as excellent
communications skills, both written and oral. In today's litigious and
highly regulated climate, all accountants--external, internal, forensic
consultants, and corporate accountants--must possess this knowledge base
and develop these techniques. This intriguing text provides unparalleled
guidance to help develop the mindset and the skillset to meet the
evolving challenges facing accountants today.
- Pedagogical aids built into the text include
chapter objectives and numerous illustrative examples, figures, tables
and special informational sidebars to engage students throughout and
keep the presentation lively.
- Each chapter includes problems to test a
student's understanding of the material presented.
- A special Instructor's Guide that includes
chapter problems and solutions along with a test bank with solutions
is available to adopting instructors. [Instructor's Guide Offer #
900888801; CD Offer # 90088802]