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Forensic blog


  • Hindsight is a wonderful thing. It could save you $7.2 billion

    by Sally Davitt | Dec 10, 2014
    Johnson and Johnson (‘J&J’) is claiming a huge US$7.2 billion in damages for breach of contract from pace-maker manufacturer Guidant Corporation (‘Guidant’) in an ongoing case in the US. This claim has brought into the news the thorny issue faced by forensic accountants of whether hindsight can be used in the calculation of damages.
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  • Profile of a Fraudster

    by Scott McLintock | Nov 28, 2014
    In this week’s blog, Scott McLintock, an Associate Director in our Forensic team, discusses the characteristics of a fraudster and what your organisation can do to become more aware of fraud risks.
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  • And the award goes to… Internal Audit

    by Alex Viniarsky | Nov 19, 2014
    In this article, Alex Viniarsky, a Senior Business Analyst in our forensic team, discusses the significance of the SEC’s $300,000 award to a whistleblower in an internal audit and compliance role at a company.
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  • KordaMentha/NAB Stair Challenge 2014

    by Nelvin Tam | Nov 07, 2014
    This event is by no means for the faint hearted. NAB teams up with KordaMentha every year to climb the McElhone Stairs to raise money for Bear Cottage in Manly, which is NSW’s only children’s hospice, and relies solely on the community for donations to continue providing its services to sick kids and their families.
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  • Messages from Canada - Should lawyers be able to suggest changes to their experts’ draft reports?

    by Bill Psaros | Oct 20, 2014
    A controversial ruling from a Canadian court earlier this year could have implications for the way expert witnesses prepare their reports (at least in Canada). In Moore v Getahun, a medical malpractice suit heard in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the trial judge was highly critical of the way a medical expert [Dr T] discussed a draft copy of his report with counsel and made changes based on their suggestions.
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