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Webinar
Date:
Wednesday, November 13, 2013; 2 - 3 p.m. EST
M&A frauds can deliver a substantial financial blow to a purchaser, with an impact that can last for years after the initial acquisition. Ironically, mishandling the due diligence related to the acquisition of a business can result in losses to the business, personal losses, and even bankruptcy.

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M&A frauds can deliver a substantial financial blow to a purchaser, with an impact that can last for years after the initial acquisition.  Ironically, mishandling the due diligence related to the acquisition of a business can result in losses to the business, personal losses, and even bankruptcy.

Our experts will help participants understand the financial risks related to M&A transactions, the responsibilities of due diligence professionals, and mitigating the risk of fraud.  Presenters will share actual case examples of frauds related to M&A transactions and the factors that resulted in these frauds.

Learning objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will:

  • Understand key elements of M&A fraud
  • Be able to identify the differences between due diligence and investigative accounting in an M&A transaction
  • Know how to implement preventive steps in order to mitigate fraud in an acquisition
  • Identify frequent areas of working capital manipulation in M&A transactions

Presenters

  • Amy Egelston, Plante Moran’s Investigative Services Team
  • Matt Petrucci, Plante Moran's Due Diligence Team