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Essentials of Forensic Accounting, 2nd Edition

A resource covering a comprehensive range of forensic accounting topics.

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William S. Hopwood, Richard S. Gendler, Michael A. Crain, George R. Young, Carl Pacini


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Essentials of Forensic Accounting is a comprehensive resource covering a range of forensic accounting topics. As foundational review material, a reference book, or preparation for the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF®) Credential exam, this publication will provide insight and thought-provoking exploration into the key themes in this field, including:

  • Laws, court decisions, and dispute resolution – all core to building a foundation in forensic accounting
  • Bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, and valuation – areas of forensic accounting specialization
  • Professional responsibilities when practicing in the forensic accounting field
  • Building and maintaining a forensic accounting practice management

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Who Will Benefit
  • Forensic accounting practitioners
  • Students interested in pursuing forensic accounting disciplines
Key Topics
  • Vital reference resource for all aspects of forensic accounting
  • Increase and maintain a thriving book of business
  • Create awareness of forensic accounting specialty areas
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About the author(s)
William S. Hopwood
Richard S. Gendler
J.D, LL.M, J.S.D.
Michael A. Crain
Michael A. Crain is a member of faculty at Florida Atlantic University, where he teaches and is director of FAU’s Center for Forensic Accounting. Prior to joining the full-time faculty at FAU, he was a practicing CPA for over 30 years and spent much of his time in forensic accounting and business valuation. He still consults in forensic accounting and valuation. He is a doctor of business administration (finance) from the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester in England. He has been a licensed CPA in Florida since 1984 and holds several certifications in valuation, fraud examination, and financial analysis. He has certifications of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the CFA Institute, Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV®) from the AICPA, and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He has also received several awards, including the AICPA’s Lawler Award presented by the Journal of Accountancy for best article of the year, AICPA’s Sustained Contribution Award, and has been inducted into the AICPA’s Business Valuation Hall of Fame.
George R. Young
Carl Pacini
Carl Pacini is an associate professor of accounting at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP). He received his Ph.D. in accounting from Florida State University and his law degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is a licensed CPA, a Certified Financial Services Auditor, Certified in Financial Forensics, and a member of the Florida Bar. He has published over 75 articles in various academic and practitioner journals.

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