Forensic accountants are often called upon to produce a written report documenting their observations and conclusions. The content and structure are of great importance and likely will be the subject of significant scrutiny. This session will identify the different types of reports available and a general framework of how the report can be structured. The session will also identify certain pitfalls forensic accountants should seek to avoid in preparing their reports. It will also include an overview of relevant standards.
Recognize the different types of reports and the applicable standards.
Identify important elements that should be included in the report.
Avoid potential pitfalls facing forensic accountants in writing reports.