Financial Expert Witness Communication: A Practical Guide to Reporting and Testimony

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Wiley, May 9, 2014 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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Learn what to expect—and what's expected—as anexpert witness

Serving as a financial expert witness or consultant in lawsuitsis a stressful, challenging, and tough business. In FinancialExpert Witness Communication: A Practical Guide to Reporting andTestimony, financial forensic expert Bradley J. Preberleverages more than 30 years of experience to create a practicalguide for financial expert witnesses as they face litigationreporting and testimony.

Financial Expert Witness Communication covers all areasof financial litigation including accounting, financial forensics,forensic technology, and damages—all from the point of viewof an expert witness. The book is especially helpful for those whoexpect to be formally designated as an expert witness; however, itis also appropriate for financial forensic accountants, litigationconsultants, and attorneys as they navigate the unique playingfield of the financial litigation process.

This book gives financial experts strategies to defend theanalysis, conclusions, and expert opinions they have at theirdisposal. It also provides thorough explanations of compliance,data limitations, and due diligence as well as how to handledemanding legal counsel, with a goal of better preparing them forthe entire legal process.

The book is part of the Wiley Corporate F&A Series and wascreated as an educational resource for nonattorney financialexperts involved with U.S.-based civil litigation or alternativedispute resolution proceedings. It takes a well-rounded approach byincluding special chapters on such concepts as retention,privilege, responsibilities, ethics, and testimony, all written bya nationally recognized expert. As a bonus, the companion websitepresents an additional expert witness case study and guidelines forfulfilling an expert witness role.

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BRADLEY J. PREBER, CPA, CFF, CFE, is the NationalManaging Partner of Grant Thornton LLP’s Forensic andValuation Services Practice. With more than 30 years’experience, he has prepared numerous expert reports as anaccounting, financial, fraud, and/or damage expert and hastestified in federal court and state courts. Preber is the primaryauthor of the AICPA’s Introduction to Civil LitigationServices, and he has instructed National Institute of TrialAdvocacy (NITA) programs.

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