Adam Davidson recently wrote “Making Choices in the Age of Information Overload,” for the New York Times magazine where he explained how consumer choices have changed in the Information Age. With so much data about a potential purchase—from price comparisons to reviews by ostensibly objective consumers—we are drowning in a sea of information.
The Investigation Starts With the Client Interview
By Maria Matasar-Padilla on
Posted in Due Diligence, Investigation
We have written extensively about the importance of good interview skills, in our blog entries “What Greg Smith and Goldman Sachs Tell Us About Investigations” and “Hiring Due Diligence Should Include an Attitude Check.” Professionals whose work depends on their ability to interview well—investigators, journalists, lawyers, doctors—know that it’s an art, honed…
Forensic Investigations: Due Diligence Done Correctly
By Philip Segal on
Posted in Asset Searches, Due Diligence, Investigation, Money Laundering
What’s the difference between a forensic audit and a regular audit? We think we know the difference when we see it, but what is it? The issue came up before a short talk I was giving to some accountants last week, and the answer was relevant to our fact-finding business.
A regular audit is not…