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CPE Self-Study
Discovery
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Accounting
LEVEL
Intermediate
CPE CREDITS
Online: 2.5
Through narration by an industry subject matter expert and application exercises, this CPE course covers topics such as the federal rules of evidence, requesting other parties’ information, and assisting during depositions.

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Product details

Who Will Benefit?

  • Accountants in industry and public practice involved in forensic accounting activities

Key Topics

  • Discovery versus gathering evidence
  • Interrogatories and admissions
  • Document production
  • Depositions
  • Subpoenas, motions, and expert report review

Learning Outcomes

This course will prepare you to do the following:

  • Identify the areas of involvement of a forensic accountant when working with counsel in the discovery process.
  • Apply concepts related to the forensic accountant’s role in the discovery process based on situational examples.
  • Recall ways to identify relevant missing information needed during the discovery process and apply those methods to situational examples.
  • Recall ways to protect yourself from different types of challenges, both as an expert and in regard to information you discover.

This CPE course can be purchased individually or as part of the Core Forensic Accounting Certificate.

Forensic accounting engagements can lead to partnering with attorneys and counsel during the discovery process. As a forensic accounting professional, you need to protect yourself from challenges that arise from being an expert and information you discover. Through narration by an industry subject matter expert and application exercises, this CPE course describes topics such as the federal rules of evidence, requesting other parties’ information, and assisting during depositions.

Enhanced On-Demand Format

This enhanced on-demand format offers meaningful and relevant content in the form of tables, charts, and discussion points on slides. An instructor who is an expert on the topical area breaks down complex topics, offers best practices, provides clarity, and shares insights that help the learner achieve the learning objectives for the course.

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Author(s)

Dr. Robert K. Minniti, DBA, CPA, CFE, CFF, MAFF, CGMA, CrFA, CVA, PI

Dr. Minniti is the President and Owner of Minniti CPA, LLC. Dr. Minniti is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics, Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a licensed private investigator in the state of Arizona.

Dr. Minniti received his doctoral degree in business administration from Walden University, received his MBA degree and Graduate Certificate in Accounting from DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Dr. Minniti teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in accounting, fraud examination, fraud criminology, ethics, forensic accounting, external audit, and internal audit at DeVry University, Northwestern University, and the University of Phoenix. He designed graduate and undergraduate courses for Grand Canyon University, Northwestern University, and Anthem College.

He is a writer and public speaker. He has experience in forensic accounting, fraud examinations, financial audits, internal audits, compliance audits, real estate valuations, business valuations, internal control development, business continuation planning, risk management, financial forecasting, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work.

Dr. Minniti is an instructor, teaching continuing professional education classes for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Compliance Online, CPE Link, AccountingEd, Global Compliance Panel, Clear Law Institute and various state CPA Societies.

Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 2.5
NASBA Field of Study
Accounting
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Foundational knowledge of forensic accounting
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
FAIE-CDIS
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