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Women in forensic accountancy

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Two women making their mark on the forensic accounting world describe the appeal of the sector and why it’s an avenue more women should pursue.

Forceful deterrent

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The UK’s financial services enforcer is on a mission to change behaviour. That was the simple message delivered recently to a packed audience of forensic accountants and expert witnesses by Megan Forbes, Head of Department, Retail Enforcement at the Financial Conduct Authority.

Forensic accountancy trends in Hong Kong

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Benny K B Kwok explores trends in the supply and demand of forensic accountancy in Hong Kong.

Quantum assessment of losses

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What approaches are available to forensic accountants when addressing quantum assessment of losses?

Interest rate swap mis-selling

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The potential extent of the mis-selling of swaps and other interest rate derivatives has been well documented in the press.

The valuation of businesses

Those instructing forensic accountants to value businesses should take particular care how to define the scope of their instructions to avoid situations where what is delivered is what was requested but not what was wanted. In such circumstances, the valuer has a duty to guide instructing solicitors on the various choices available.

The value of a commercial agency

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Litigation arising from the termination of commercial agencies is becoming increasingly common and compensation claims can sometimes be substantial, writes Roger Isaacs, Partner at Milsted Langdon LLP, who was involved in a recent case which settled at mediation for a seven-figure sum.

Client with a structured collar?

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If so, it will undoubtedly be hurting, says Chris Makin.

How much is it going to cost?

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Martin Chapman, a Senior Manager in the Forensic and Investigation Services Team at Mazars LLP, discusses the difficulties in setting fees.

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