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External Oversight Helps Keep Construction Costs in LineApril 23, 2019
Increasingly, project owners are turning to outside experts for construction cost oversight to address these concerns. 

Crisis Communications and Data Breaches: How to Get It RightFebruary 4, 2019
Makovsky's Malaika Nicholas sat down with John Curran, CEO and
Co-CISO of Redpoint Cybersecurity, to better understand the causes behind data breaches, how and why businesses should prioritize cybersecurity prevention and readiness, and how to effectively respond to, and communicate about, a breach.

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    ACFE Report to the Nations 2018June 15, 2018

    The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (“ACFE”) recently published the Report to the Nations 2018 Global Study on Occupational Fraud and Abuse (the 2018 “Report to the Nations” or “2018 Report”), its tenth publication since 1996. For the past 20 years, the ACFE has reviewed thousands of cases of occupational fraud in which insiders stole billions of dollars from their employers.

    ACFE Report to the Nations 2018June 15, 2018

    The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (“ACFE”) recently published the Report to the Nations 2018 Global Study on Occupational Fraud and Abuse (the 2018 “Report to the Nations” or “2018 Report”), its tenth publication since 1996. For the past 20 years, the ACFE has reviewed thousands of cases of occupational fraud in which insiders stole billions of dollars from their employers.

  • Causation Expert PrecludedApril 3, 2018

    Members of Anchin, Block & Anchin’s Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services Group are often called upon to serve as expert witnesses to testify in regards to damages resulting from a liability that caused the damage. Without the causation being proved, damages would not be awarded to the plaintiff.

  • Anchin LFVS BriefingMarch 12, 2018

    The Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services Group of Anchin, Block & Anchin is often retained by counsel to help compute or refute damages allegedly caused by a negligent act or breach of duty. However, in order for there to be damages, the plaintiff must demonstrate that there was a proximate cause between the alleged negligence and the alleged damages.

  • Raymond Dragon at the American Society of Appraiser’s Northern New Jersey Business Valuation ConferenceFebruary 23, 2018

    Raymond Dragon MBA, MS, CPVA, ASA presented at the American Society of Appraiser’s Northern New Jersey Business Valuation Conference: “The provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect the valuation of every company in America.  The new law impacts valuation differently by industry; many companies will see increases in value, but certain industries will see declines.  Choosing between a C-Corp, S-Corp or LLC has become more complex.”

  • Claim Dismissed Due to Lack of Determined ExpertiseFebruary 20, 2018

    It is extremely important that the testifying expert is a technical expert in the field in which he or she is testifying with demonstrated work history.

  • Arbitral Award Upheld Except for Post-Judgment InterestJanuary 5, 2018

    Members of Anchin Block & Anchin’s Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services Group often serve as arbitrators in commercial disputes. Sometimes, the claimant in a case will ask for pre-award and/or post-judgment interest in addition to the principal amount of its claim. The arbitrator has to determine if such interest should be awarded and, if so, at what interest rate.

  • Reasons Why Internal Controls FailJune 6, 2017

    Why do internal controls fail? Anthony Bracco, Partner and Practice Leader of Anchin's Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services Group, discusses recommendations for identifying and correcting weaknesses in organizations.

  • 5 Things To Keep In Mind About CybersecurityJune 6, 2017

    Anthony Bracco, Partner and Practice Leader of Anchin's Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services Group, offers the top 5 things to think about when developing a cybersecurity strategy to protect a business' assets.

Understand the Fraud Triangle to Help Combat Occupational Fraud

Occupational fraud costs companies an estimated 5% of their revenue every year. On a global scale, that represents approximately $4 trillion lost annually. Despite these figures from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ 2018 Global Study On Occupational Fraud And Abuse (ACFE Study), many companies fail to incorporate comprehensive policies and procedures to prevent, detect and mitigate fraud. Gaining an understanding of the Fraud Triangle can help management, accountants and counsel develop proper internal controls to help combat fraud in the workplace.

  • Retaining a Business Valuation Expert

    For many attorneys, telling their clients to retain a business valuation (“BV”) expert is an everyday type of event. Estate and gift tax attorneys need credible valuations for gift tax filings, setting up trusts, and other estate planning strategies. For other attorneys, retaining a business valuation expert is only common in certain cases, such as the marital law attorney involved in the divorce of a business owner. 

  • Calculating Lost Profits in Commercial Litigation

    Lost profits (or lost earnings) are economic damages suffered by a plaintiff as the result of a defendant’s harmful act. Economic damages are measured as the earnings the plaintiff would have received had the harmful event not occurred less the earnings the plaintiff actually received or will receive after the harmful act. 

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