In times of crisis and economic downturn, fraud tends to run rampant. Since COVID-19 began, the combination of health and financial threats laid the foundation for opportunistic fraudsters, those people who are looking to take advantage of a vulnerable market and a vulnerable population. From the global economy to individual….
Tag: Forensic Accounting
Our team is proud to announce ENSS’s expansion into Central Florida with the opening of our new office in Orlando. The expansion will be led by shareholder and long-time team member Keith E. Gardere, CPA/ABV. Our Orlando office will allow us to better serve our clients in that market and….
COVID-19 has presented challenges in every industry, in every country, throughout the world. As businesses and markets attempt to keep up with the inevitable and constant changes plaguing the globe, there are some clear winners and losers. Forensic accounting is one segment that is often benefitted during an economic downturn…..
Elder abuse is a serious and widespread problem in the United States. In fact, about 1 in 10 people aged 60 and above have experienced some kind of elder abuse, according to reports from the National Council on Aging. Most people think about elder abuse in terms of physical abuse….
Shareholder disputes happen in all different forms. In the simplest terms, a shareholder dispute is when there is a disagreement among shareholders or between shareholders about how the corporation is being governed or about something else involving the company’s finances, operations, or other relevant handling. Having financial stake in an….
In the United States, as well as Australia and the United Kingdom, expert witnesses are utilized in trial or deposition to lean on their opinion. Qualifications of an expert witness depend on things like education, experience, training, skills, and certification. Whether the judge looks to the expert witness to gauge….
America’s divorce rate is already about 50 percent, but what does that number look like during and after this pandemic? From quarantining together to monetary stresses, a lot of couple are struggling to survive the coronavirus with their partners. The trouble, many are saying, is that planning a divorce when….
A business valuation is the process used to evaluate the economic value of the owner’s interest in their business. While many business owners only receive a valuation when absolutely needed, it can be very beneficial to be proactive with business valuations, especially when planning for the future. Here are the….
Unfortunately, fraudulent activity among businesses has experience a steady increase in the past few years. With the increasing power and connectivity of the internet, it seems to be easier than ever to experience fraud. The Global Fraud and Identity Report from 2018 reported that 33% of businesses experienced more fraud….
Lost profits refer to any economic damages that are the result of some type of business disruption. These damages are estimates that are determined by a range of factors, including things like breach of contract, negligent acts, patent infringement, physical damage to business equipment or property, and liability brought about….