13. How do I learn more?

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The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants offers an annual conference called the AICPA & CIMA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference which takes place this year on October 28 - 30, 2024, in Dallas Texas.


The AICPA 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 members to access many useful resources such as the FVS Learning 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.