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Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigations

The team you need to get to the truth quickly.

In an increasingly complex business landscape, complicated questions can arise. There is, however, a big difference between suspicion and facts. Finding the truth quickly is imperative. Gathering evidence that withstands scrutiny is essential.

When issues arise, you need forensic accountants who can unravel the puzzle efficiently and document the evidence appropriately, so you can move forward with the necessary information.

RSM's forensic accounting and investigative professionals have the skills and experience to resolve high-stakes issues from the board room to the courtroom. Our team provides analytical and investigative services to major law firms, insurance companies, financial institutions, governmental entities, private equity firms, venture capital funds and corporate counsel and executive management. Team members include expert testifiers, witness interviewers, data mining and computer forensic specialists, fraud examiners qualified as international investigators, CPAs and others you may need to document the facts of your situation.

Our team's experience covers a full range of areas, including:

Corporate investigation services

  • Asset tracing, misappropriation, waste and embezzlement
  • Construction-related
  • Fidelity claims
  • Financial fraud, including misrepresentation and financial statement fraud
  • Regulatory-related investigations
    • Financial institution and health care fraud
    • Foreign Corrupt Practices and UK Bribery Acts
    • USA PATRIOT Act
    • DOJ, SEC and State Attorneys General inquiries and investigations
    • Whistleblower investigations
    • White collar defense

Bankruptcy services

  • Bankruptcy fraud
  • Fraudulent conveyance actions
  • Preferential payments

Litigation support, including expert testimony

  • Billing, earn-out, working capital and post-acquisition purchase price disputes
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Director and officer liability
  • Business interruption/insurance coverage disputes
  • Securities and shareholder litigation

Additional services

  • Background investigations/due diligence
  • Data mining and computer forensics
  • Management fees and related-party transactions

Most Popular Insights

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Integrity due diligence can protect your company from risk

Learn how to better understand and control risks associated with target companies or potential partners through integrity due diligence.

  • Victor Padilla, Yomi Odunsi
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  • September 15, 2017

INSIGHT ARTICLE

5 things to consider before completing an international acquisition

What are the international business and transactional risks companies must assess prior to executing an international acquisition?

  • Phil DiBuono, Greg Naviloff
  • |
  • September 14, 2017
Managing risk with third parties or intermediaries

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Managing risk with third parties or intermediaries

When overseeing third parties, details matter. RSM provides tips on how to manage third-party risks and best practices to follow.

  • Greg Naviloff , Rick Shriner
  • |
  • August 18, 2017
Close examination of a real estate venture reveals on-going fraud

CASE STUDY

Close examination of a real estate venture reveals on-going fraud

A real estate venture was profitable for years. But when one partner looked closely, the project seemed less successful than it appeared.

  • Sandra Adam
  • |
  • August 16, 2017

ARTICLE

Bribery and corruption in the life sciences sector

This recent interview with Risk & Compliance magazine discusses the unique bribery and corruption risks life sciences organizations face.

  • Greg Naviloff
  • |
  • August 15, 2017

How can we help you?

To discuss how our team can help your business, contact us by phone 800.274.3978 or


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RECORDED WEBCAST

Litigation in the transaction setting

  • June 03, 2014

RECORDED WEBCAST

Detecting fraud in consumer products companies

  • January 22, 2014