Divorce or separation is rarely easy or straightforward. But you can often help things from turning nasty if you have the right practical and financial arrangements in place. One way of doing this is through a Financial Order, a court order setting out the financial position between you and your former spouse or partner. In… Continue reading What is a Financial Order in Divorce?
Forensic Accountant- Financial Investigations: Forensic accountants typically carry out their investigations by adopting a multi-faceted approach, involving everything from reviewing documents and conducting interviews to surveillance tasks. These professionals can also be key to identifying those responsible for fraud and their motives, and bringing them to justice. On the other side, they can also be… Continue reading Five common types of financial investigation
Financial Investigations Financial investigations represent the longest-established forensic accounting sub-discipline, encompassing enquiries into financial crime, tax investigations, money-laundering and hidden asset tracing. With the rise in the volume and complexity of data over the last couple of decades, it has never been more important to conduct online forensic investigations effectively, and to make the most… Continue reading How online (and offline) forensic investigations are carried out
While most of us would prefer never to engage in a dispute with another party, the reality is that, sometimes, doing so is unavoidable. As forensic accountants, we can assist you in the financial aspects of any claim or dispute whether or not the case involves court proceedings. We’re often asked about the various benefits… Continue reading The advantages of litigation and dispute resolution
Anyone who is engaged in divorce proceedings in the UK is legally obliged to disclose their financial assets to the other party in full. That includes income from all sources, such as businesses or employment, investments and properties, along with any and all other assets. Alongside details of assets and other investments, at least a… Continue reading Hiding money in a divorce
Put simply, forensic accountants use their skills, training and legal knowledge to investigate discrepancies and inaccuracies, including fraudulent activity, financial misrepresentation or disputes and misconduct. The discipline is essentially a blend of accounting, auditing and investigation. Clients range from individuals going through a divorce (and who suspect their soon-to-be ex-spouse may be concealing assets) to… Continue reading What is forensic accounting?
Put simply, asset tracing (sometimes also called asset tracking) is the legal process of locating something of value to a company or individual, and which has been misappropriated. In other words, asset tracing identifies valuables or property the client wishes to recover, either by negotiated settlement or through the courts. Assets can be anything an… Continue reading What is asset tracing?
Forensic accountants use their skills to investigate financial discrepancies and inaccuracies as they examine an individual or business’s finances. They research fraud and other misrepresentation, including money laundering. Their work allows lawyers to prosecute criminals and insurers and others to resolve disputes. And in a divorce? Divorce and relationship breakdown, hardly easy to go through… Continue reading What does a forensic accountant do in divorce proceedings?