The only textbook on forensic accounting specifically written to cover UK business practice, this accessible and comprehensive introduction uses stories of real-world frauds and practical case studies to help develop your skills.
Forensic Accounting offers a detailed explanation of the process for defending against and investigating fraud within the UK, considering the legal and corporate governance framework in which fraudsters operate and the psychology of their behaviour. The text also covers non-fraud aspects of a forensic accountant's work, such as litigation support, dispute resolution, quantifying damages or compensation claims and acting as an expert witness.
· Wholly focused on the legal and regulatory systems and rules in place within the UK.
· Incorporates end of chapter case studies which can be used to practise forensic accounting skills.
· Emphasises the power of computer-based investigation through the use of data mining and data analysis.
· Considers how organisational culture influences corrupt behaviour and the action of individual fraudsters.
Forensic Accounting is the ideal course text for accountancy and auditing students studying forensic accounting, and also provides an accessible introduction for legal and accountancy practitioners.
John Taylor is a Senior Lecturer in accounting and auditing at Leeds Metropolitan University. He has substantial experience of working as an accountant in the audit profession and was formerly financial director of a company in the clothing industry.
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John Taylor is a senior lecturer in Accounting and Auditing at Leeds Metropolitan University but prior to that spent many years as a professional accountant in the audit profession and as the financial director of a company in the clothing industry.