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Analyzing Financial Statements for Fraud

September 12, Friday 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

Craig Greene WebinarThis webinar will provide attendees insights on analyzing financial statements and reports for fraud. Attendees will learn to look at a financial statement with a knowledgeable outlook to understand its author's motives.

 

Why Should You Attend:

Unscrupulous business people often produce fraudulent and misstated financial statements when:

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In this webinar, seasoned fraud buster, Craig L. Greene, will discuss methods to detect fraudulent and misstated financial statements. The webinar will highlight key areas that can be manipulated in a financial statement and train participants in looking out for these details with a keen eye.

It will also help participants understand the legal repercussions of fraudulent financial reporting and how to raise red flag on identifying it. The session will conclude with a Q&A session, which will open doors for further discoveries. Sign up now.

 

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) release their
2014 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse

The Cost of Occupational Fraud

2014 ACFE ReportThere is considerable attention paid to determining the overall cost of fraud. Executives want to know how significant the risk of fraud is to their companies, anti-fraud professionals need to justify budgets and satisfy performance metrics and the media and general public are curious about just how much money white-collar criminals are taking us for.

This ACFE report is based on 1,483 cases of occupational fraud, as reported by the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated them. The analysis of these cases provides valuable lessons about how fraud is committed, how it is detected and how organizations can reduce their vulnerability to this risk. Read the 2014 ACFE Report.

McGovern & Greene Peer Review Report 2013

AICPA Peer ReviewThe partners and staff of McGovern & Greene LLP are pleased to announce the successful completion of an independent peer review of our accounting and auditing practice. This review was undertaken as a condition of membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), The National Organization of CPAs in public practice, industry, government and education.

Bankers, bonding agents, investors, suppliers, legal advisors and others use the financial statements our firm audits, reviews or compiles. We think those people, our clients, and our own staff deserve independent quality assurance that our firm provides quality services. We are proud of our peer review results and would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

What will you do if the Federal Government cancels your contract?

Government contractsLearn how to maximize recovery under complete or partial termination of contract

In the current political climate, companies that contract with the Federal Government need to be aware of the risks associated with Termination for Convenience (T for C) clauses. McGovern & Greene partner, Jim McGovern, has published a series of articles that specifically address these issues. Whether your company is currently engaged in a government contract, or you're considering bidding on one, you'll want to be fully informed on the specifics of government contracts discussed in Jim McGovern's articles:

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