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Forensic Accounting
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FORENSIC ACCOUNTING

PAPERBACK BY TAYLOR, JOHN

£53.99

ISBN
9780273722960
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PAGES
504 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
11 NOV 2010

DESCRIPTION

The only textbook on forensic accounting specifically written to cover UK business practice, this accessible and comprehensive introduction uses stories of real-world frauds and practical case studies to help develop students¬ skills.Offering a detailed explanation of the process for defending against and investigating fraud within the UK, the text considers the legal and corporate governance framework in which fraudsters operate, as well as the psychology of their behaviour. The text also covers non-fraud aspects of forensic accounting, such as litigation support, dispute resolution, quantifying damages or compensation claims and acting as an expert witness.

CONTENTS

PART 1: Corporate Governance, The Role of the Auditors and the Legal Context Chapter 1: The Development of Corporate Governance Chapter 2: The Role of the AuditorsChapter 3: The Legal Context PART 2: The role of the organisation and the Psychology of FraudChapter 4: The Role of the OrganisationChapter 5: The Psychology of FraudPart 3: Fraud Risk Management Chapter 6: Defining and identifying fraudChapter 7: Fraud Risk ManagementChapter 8: Internal Control Chapter 9: Risk Management and IT systemsPart 4: Carrying out a fraud investigationChapter 10: The approach to investigation Chapter 11: Investigating frauds against the organisationChapter 12: Management FraudChapter 13: The use of IT in fraud investigationPart 5: Non Fraud Work Chapter 14: Valuation of business and marital assetsChapter 15: ClaimsChapter 16: The forensic accountant as expert witness