IAG Forensics Supporting SPSU Internship with Cobb Co DA’s Office

IAG Forensics & Valuation is proud to support a new fraud examination internship program with the Cobb County District Attorney’s office for 3 students from Marietta’s own Southern Polytechnic State University. The internship program was developed by Professor William Beeken, accounting instructor, CFE and CPA, in coordination with the CCDA. The students will be working…

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A Frank Discussion About Divorce

Please join us in attending the event, A Frank Discussion About Divorce, hosted by Dawn Smith and Sheri Lake of Smith & Lake LLC as well as Lisa N. Lubar of UBS Financial Services, Mary Anne Walser of Keller Williams Buckhead and Kim Oppenheimer, Ph.D. of Atlanta Psych Consultants LLC. The event will be held…

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Even Accounting Firms Can Be Victims of Fraud

A former partner at Grant Thornton was arrested last week for allegedly stealing over $4 million in client payments. Typically, Grant Thornton clients were instructed to mail or wire payments directly to the firm’s headquarters in Chicago. Over the course of nearly 8 years, the accused former partner allegedly instructed clients to mail payments directly…

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Recent Developments in Georgia Tort Law

The following article, by attorneys Phillip Comer Griffeth and Cash V. Morris, summarizes recent developments in Georgia tort law. The article was published in the Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 64 Mercer Law Rev. 287 (2012) and includes information on negligence, intentional torts, premises liability, derivative liability, medical malpractice, and dram shop. Torts by Phillip Comer…

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IAG Professionals Present Case Study to GSU Students

On February 28, 2013, IAG’s Pat Salem, Caroline Chang and Luke Thomas presented a case study to Professor Katrina Kiselinchev’s Master’s level internal audit class at Georgia State University. The purpose of this presentation was to introduce the students to the processes, procedures and tools used in a forensic investigation. The case presented to the students…

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Divorce and Difficult to Divide Assets

IAG recently found an informative article, “How to Handle Difficult to Divide Assets”, written by Jeff Landers at Forbes.com. Landers highlights four key points to remember during the pendency of divorce: Best offense is a good defense – planning and postnuptial agreements Liquidating assets isn’t always possible or advisable – tax implications and selling costs…

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