13. How do I learn more?


The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants offers an annual conference called the AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference. The next conference will take place in Denver on November 9 through 11, 2020.


The AICPA store has many publications available for purchase that cover Forensic, Valuation and Litigation Services and Fraud Prevention, Detection & Response.

Joining the AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) Section allows access to many useful resources such as the Forensic & Valuation Services Library. This library contains professional standards, various practice aids and templates.

Practice Aids include:

It allows access to White Papers on topics such as:

In addition, it allows access to the Forensic & Valuation Services Webcast Library which offers numerous webcasts including:

Other useful references are:

Litigation Support - Accounting For Damages, A Framework for Litigation Support by Ronald T. Smith and Cynthia R.C. Sefton published by Carswell (ISBN 0-459-55789-0) available at 1-800-387-5164.

Investigative Accounting - Fraud Examiners Manual (U.S. and Canadian Editions available) published by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners available at 1-800-245-3321.