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Resources for CPAs

The AICPA provides tools and resources for CPAs specializing in forensic accounting and business valuation services to serve their clients and enhance their business.


CPE SELF-STUDY
PUBLICATIONS & TOOLS
Common Fraud: A Guide to Thwarting the Top Ten Schemes Common Fraud: A Guide to Thwarting the Top Ten Schemes
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Divorce: The Accountant as Financial Expert Divorce: The Accountant as Financial Expert
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Forensic Accounting for Divorce Engagements: A Practical Guide, Third Edition Forensic Accounting for Divorce Engagements: A Practical Guide, Third Edition
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The Adviser's Guide to Bankruptcy: Helping Clients Through Chapter 11 The Adviser's Guide to Bankruptcy: Helping Clients Through Chapter 11
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Financial Reporting Fraud: A Practical Guide to Detection and Internal Control - 2nd edition Financial Reporting Fraud: A Practical Guide to Detection and Internal Control - 2nd edition
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The Guide to Investigating Business Fraud The Guide to Investigating Business Fraud
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TWhite Collar Crime: Core Concepts for Consultants and Expert Witnesses White Collar Crime: Core Concepts for Consultants and Expert Witnesses
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UPCOMING WEB EVENTS & CONFERENCES

View a list of upcoming web events here.

AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop
Jan 9-11, 2014
New Orleans, LA

Develop and enhance the skills necessary to be an effective expert witness, and learn how to confidently and effectively communicate with the jury or trier of fact through practice and critique by industry experts, attorneys, and experienced judges.

AICPA Fair Value Measurements Workshop
Mar 24-Mar 25, 2014
New York, NY

Attend the highly-interactive workshop on fair value measurements. Through case studies and discussion, find the most recent information and receive the latest tools to measure fair value.

AICPA/AAML Conference on Divorce
Apr 24-Apr 25, 2014
Las Vegas, NV

This biennial conference for financial professionals and lawyers focuses on the latest issues regarding valuation of businesses and marital assets. Most sessions will be presented by both a CPA or financial expert and an attorney, who will present a diverse set of perspectives and insights. As a result, you'll walk away with new solutions to fit your clients' needs, and new methods to achieve proficiency, growth and profitability to your firm.

AICPA Business Valuation School
May 19-May 23, 2014
Atlanta, GA

This comprehensive program can help CPAs and financial professionals broaden their skills to confidently assess and maximize the value of a client’s business. During five intensive days, you’ll learn the relevant new theories, applications, best practice methods and hot-button controversies. A full day devoted to a real-world case study helps demonstrate how standards, techniques and approaches are incorporated into everyday practice.


MEMBERSHIP & CREDENTIALS
  • AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Membership Section
    This AICPA voluntary membership section is for CPAs who provide advice, technical assistance and consulting services to businesses, non-profits and government organizations. Take advantage of invaluable networking opportunities with CPAs from around the country who are providing consulting services, and share ideas and experiences that can enhance your practice potential.
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Credential
    AICPA established the CFF credential for CPAs who specialize in forensic accounting. It is granted exclusively to CPAs who demonstrate considerable expertise in forensic accounting through their knowledge, skills, and experience.
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) Credential
    The ABV Credential positions valuation professionals as the premier business valuation service providers who differentiate themselves by going beyond the core service of reaching a conclusion of value and creating value for clients through the strategic application of this analysis.