AICPA Fraud Resources AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services
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 Guide to Intangible Asset Valuation
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Navigating Mergers & Acquisitions: Guidance for Small and Mid-Sized Organizations Navigating Mergers & Acquisitions: Guidance for Small and Mid-Sized Organizations
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Valuation of Privately-Held-Company Equity Securities Issued as Compensation - Accounting and Valuation Guide Valuation of Privately-Held-Company Equity Securities Issued as Compensation - Accounting and Valuation Guide
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Understanding Business Valuation: A Practical Guide to Valuing Small to Medium Sized Businesses, Fourth Edition Understanding Business Valuation: A Practical Guide to Valuing Small to Medium Sized Businesses, Fourth Edition
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Business Valuation Practice Management Toolkit Business Valuation Practice Management Toolkit
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The CPA's Handbook of Fraud and Commercial Crime Prevention The CPA's Handbook of Fraud and Commercial Crime Prevention
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UPCOMING WEB EVENTS
  • Explore Forensic Techniques to Recognize Fraud
    Various Dates

    1:00 PM - 5:15 PM EDT
    Recommended CPE Credit: 4.5
    This course explains the differences between the role of the forensic accountant and the traditional accountant and how to utilize forensic techniques to ferret out fraudulent activity.

  • The Most Common Financial Statement and Asset Fraud Schemes: How to Detect and Prevent Them
    Various Dates and Times
    Recommended CPE Credit: 4
    This course provides descriptions of how the most-common types of financial statement and misappropriation of asset fraud schemes are detected. Cost-effective internal controls that can be implemented to prevent these schemes are provided.

  • Fraud in Revenue and Cash Receipts Cycles
    Various Dates and Times
    Recommended CPE Credit: 4

    This course teaches you the common frauds in the revenue and cash receipts processes. You will become aware of internal controls that can mitigate various risks, and you will be able to develop an analysis process to ensure efficient and effective risk management.

  • Fraud in Purchasing and Cash Disbursement
    Various Dates and Times
    Recommended CPE Credit: 4

    This course teaches you to hone in on smaller businesses and nonprofit entities where cost/benefit analysis is extremely important and fraud is more likely to occur. Learn how to efficiently analyze controls to ensure you’re getting the “biggest bang for your buck” when considering a control to implement and/or test.

  • Fraud: Recent Findings, Red Flags and Corruption Schemes
    Various Dates and Times
    Recommended CPE Credit: 4
    In this webcast, you will learn the fraud red flags for non-traditional schemes like corruption, Ponzi and asset flip schemes.

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.


UPCOMING CONFERENCES
  • AICPA Family Law Conference
    May 13 - 15, 2015
    Las Vegas, NV
    Recommended CPE Credit: 20 (main); 3.5 (optional)
    Gain expertise on a broad range of current family law issues while expanding your skills in business valuation, tax and financial forensics. Industry experts provide cutting-edge insights into family law issues and the technical know-how you need to gain a competitive advantage in this growing area.