News & Insights: financial services
Transfer Pricing Business Models
By Angela Sadang | January 27, 2017
A key factor in establishing a reasonable transfer price is establishing the business model used by sales and distribution organizations. In this article, the authors describe the three primary models and their relevance establishing and defending a transfer price.
Valuation and Litigation Briefing, June 2015
June 23, 2015
Marks Paneth has published the latest issue of Valuation and Litigation Briefing.
Travel Expense and Payroll Fraud Case Study
By Eric A. Kreuter | Glenn D. Sacks | September 13, 2013
Travel expense and payroll fraud have become hot topics within both for profit and non-profit organizations. Weaknesses in internal controls and greed both contribute to the ongoing problem of assets and profits being slowly siphoned from unwary organizations. This case study illustrates what can happen, what can be done and what value can be added during and following the forensic engagement.
This article, “Travel Expense and Payroll Fraud Case Study”, was originally published in The Forensic Examiner, Fall 2013.
VIDEO: Your Role in Detecting and Deterring Employee Fraud
By Eric A. Kreuter | March 28, 2013
“Your Role in Detecting and Deterring Employee Fraud” was the subject of a video discussion with Eric Kreuter, a Partner in the Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group.
In the video Eric examines why it is necessary to monitor and execute appropriate analytics when tracking asset misappropriations, corruption (accepting kickbacks) and fraudulent statements (overstating revenues or understating liabilities).
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ 2012 Report to the Nations, businesses annually lose 5% of total revenue due to fraud and it typically continues for 18 months before detection.
The video was originally published by SmartPros Ltd., a leading provider of accredited professional education and training to Fortune 500 companies.
New Requirement For Registered Investment Advisers - July 10th Deadline
By Steven L. Berse | June 25, 2010
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has amended its custody rule — Rule 206(4)-2 under the Investment Advisers Act — to help safeguard investor assets. Now it's time for certain SEC-registered investment advisers (RIAs) to start taking steps to facilitate compliance with two major new SEC requirements.
Fresh-Start Reporting: An Additional Challenge for Bankruptcy Counsel
November 1, 2009
Emergence from bankruptcy presents a series of challenges for debtor companies, their creditors and counsel for all interested parties. One of the most significant challenges is financial reporting.
Fresh-Start Reporting: An Opportunity for Debtor Companies Emerging from Bankruptcy Strategist
August 10, 2009
Business bankruptcies are surging. That fact is unsurprising given that we are in the midst of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, but the numbers are still startling.