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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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 CONFERENCES
  • AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop
    Oct 1, 2015 - Oct 3, 2015
    Chicago, IL
    Recommended CPE Credit: 28
    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 Forensic & Valuation Services Conference
    Nov 8, 2015 - Nov 10, 2015
    Las Vegas, NV
    Recommended CPE Credit: 22 (main)
    Attendees learn how to apply complex analytical techniques, scrutinize online consumer transactions, explore public databases, conduct advanced interviews, face video depositions and analyze written statements.

  • AICPA Women's Global Leadership Summit
    Nov 12 - Nov 13, 2015
    San Francisco, CA
    Recommended CPE Credit: 15 (main)
    The Women's Global Leadership Summit will provide sessions on leadership, boardroom diversity and best practices to enhance the skills and potential of female leaders.


UPCOMING WEB EVENTS
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 WEB EVENTS (cont.)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Understanding M&A Disputes
    July 30, 2015
    02:00 PM - 03:40 PM ET
    This webcast will focus on the theoretical, legal and accounting basis of M&A dispute consulting.

  • 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.

  • Purchasing, Inventory, and Cash Disbursements: Common Frauds and Internal Controls
    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.