Expert Witnessing in Forensic Accounting

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R.T. Edwards, Inc., 2005 - Business & Economics - 189 pages
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Selected readings from experienced practitioners and leading academics developed to provide practical advice to consulting and expertizing accountants, and the attorneys that engage their services. Topics are wide-ranging, from tips on courtroom attire to legal theories underlying Daubert, and include: testifying do's and don'ts; first-hand suggestions for case preparation, management, and success; roles of expert as consultant and witness; anticipation of varieties of Daubert challenges and cross-examination techniques; understanding independence, methodology, reporting, and advocacy; deposition and cross-examination strategies; and considerations regarding priviledged information and communications.
 

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Contents

How to Succeed as an Expert Witness
11
Perspectives of an Accounting Expert as an Expert
19
A Primer on Meeting
29
Qualifying as an Expert Witness
45
Advocacy and the Expert Witness
63
A Case Study of the Role of the Forensic Accountant
71
Timing is Important in Selecting
99
Deposition Preparation Outline
109
Forensic Accountants and AttorneyClient Privilege
149
An Epistemological Study
167
Contributing Authors
181
Index 197
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