There are many issues which involve forensic thinking, company law and taxation, and their inter-relationships, which professionals need to keep in mind, as they advise clients, or work as professional accountants in industry.
Being aware of such relationships will enhance the professional’s critical thinking as he or she ponder issues or advise on potential courses of action.
This will enhance their ability to add value to their work for their clients or employers
What exactly is forensic accounting?
Experience required/critical skills
Fraudulent Behaviour – detection / report
Types of engagements
Report & letter writing techniques
Expert Witness Testimony
Critical & Evidence based thinking for Accountants
Legal Environment / Tax Forensics
Anti – money laundering forensics
Client Acceptance forensics
Directors – Company Law / Tax issues
Regulatory reporting to be aware of
Reliefs involving Company & Tax law
Dermot Madden B.Comm (Hons)., FCCA, FCPA, Dip IFRS, Dip Forensic Accounting, Dip. Insolvency, Commissioned Inspector of Taxes, Accredited Mediator.
Dermot Madden has over forty years’ experience working at senior levels in the Revenue Commissioners and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE).
He is a former Commissioned Inspector of Taxes who lead the DIRT enquiry audits on behalf of the Revenue Commissioners.
He was the senior Forensic Accountant in the ODCE for over fourteen years.
He has substantial and unique courtroom experience in giving expert witness testimony.
He has authored grounding affidavits in major white collar criminal cases.
He has lectured and examined Forensic Accounting in Trinity College Dublin.
He will bring his unique experiences, insights and advices to accounting and auditing professionals, to enhance their understanding of day-to-day Company Law and Tax issues and relationships.