The nastier the breakdown of the marriage and the more money there is at stake, the likelier it is that one or both spouses will attempt to hide assets in an attempt to avoid dividing the net worth of the couple equally. We have been able to support our clients in numerous divorce litigation proceedings, […]
He seemed like such a nice guy.” “It’s hard to believe she could have done something like this.” These are common phrases used when instances of fraud are uncovered. They often appear to be the nicest, most trustworthy individuals, but at the end of the day they are only in it for themselves. Join Forensic […]
You owe your client the best service possible, but the outcome may not always be the desired result. Join Forensic Restitution on August 6th at 1 pm (Toronto time) for this week’s topic on “Managing client expectations throughout a fraud case” This topic will be presented by David Debenham, President of the Association of Certified […]
By Simon Padgett This article was first published in the April 2015 international edition of Accounting and Business magazine. The ACFE in 2020 estimated that a typical organization loses 5 per cent of its annual revenue to fraud. Applied to the estimated recent gross world product, this figure translates to a potential total fraud loss […]
By Sachin Maharaj CFE The COVID-19 pandemic has forced lock-downs and restrictions bringing world economies to a standstill. It is widely expected that many businesses will not recover, resulting in many job losses. Unfortunately, these challenges generate the perfect conditions for occupational fraud. Pressure The number of unemployed is increasing drastically. Companies that are trying to […]
Business interruption claims can be challenging from all sides of the equation. The Insured. The insured is responsible for the formulation of their claim. In order to do this, the insured must make sure that the policy responds to the event (the policy may not cover the pandemic, but if the business cannot get supplies […]
30 Years of Forensic Accounting Detecting fraud in the business world is something Dave Oswald has been doing for close to 30 years now, both here in Canada and across the globe. Before becoming a chartered accountant, he found three major frauds in three years while apprenticing with an external auditor in South Africa in […]
Cyber fraud is one of the fastest growing frauds around the globe. We recognize the importance of ensuring your business is set up to diminish the chance of losses occurring due to cyber fraud. We have partnered with specialists in this field who offer cyber fraud services from assessment and education to prevention. For more information contact […]
eDiscovery refers to the hosting, searching and production of relevant records in legal proceedings such as litigation, government investigations, or Freedom of Information Act requests, where the information sought is in electronic format. Electronic discovery is subject to rules of civil procedure and agreed-upon processes, often involving review for privilege and relevance before data are turned over to the requesting party.
“Anton Piller” type orders are ex parte orders for the preservation of documents, where there is a likelihood that the documents will be destroyed were the investigation to be declared. Our team of professionals have helped in drafting the application of these orders and have assisted the ISS in the execution of the order.