Fraud & Forensic Accounting Section

The growing complexities of commerce have increased the need for CPAs who specialize in addressing today’s new market challenges. Fraud is a chief concern for businesses of all shapes and sizes. What are the red flags? Given the current recession, what issues should you be tracking? Explore the latest developments in fraud and forensic accounting and stay on top of regulations and trends as a member of the growing Fraud & Forensic Accounting Section.

Fraud and Forensic Accounting section news

  • FASB proposes improvements to recognition and measurement of financial assets and liabilities

    Feb 18, 2013
    FASB has issued for public comment a proposal to improve financial reporting by providing a comprehensive measurement framework for classifying and measuring financial instruments. FASB developed Proposed Accounting Standards Update, Financial Instruments—Overall (Subtopic 825-10): Recognition and Measurement of Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities, as part of its broader joint project with the IASB to improve and converge the accounting for financial instruments.
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  • Wanted: Ways to measure audit quality

    Jan 31, 2013
    Without concrete, objective ways to measure audit quality, it is difficult to assess whether efforts to improve audits have been successful. Several organizations are taking on the challenge to make sure audit quality improves.
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