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Start-up and Small Business Financial Statements: Issues and Fraud WEBCAST

Thursday, December 15 8:00am - 12:00pm PST

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4.0 Credits

Member Price $159.00

Non-Member Price $209.00


Using case problems and analyses of questions, explore the relationship between issues that face start-ups and small businesses and fraudulent financial reporting. We’ll examine the associated risks of fraud and how to address this risk. This course is ideal for CPAs that provide accounting services to start-ups and small businesses, either in industry or as a practitioner performing preparations, compilations or reviews.


Fraudulent financial reporting. Business issues and risks. Going concern uncertainties. Related party transactions. Misstatements. Noncompliance with laws. Preparations, compilation and reviews. Client acceptance and continuation.


Experience providing services to or working for start-ups or other small businesses or previous education concerning financial reporting.

Designed For

Accountants, controllers and financial professionals.


Recognize and address issues that face start-ups and small businesses. Identify the effects on financial statements and their relationship with fraud.






Leader Bios

Richard Ferdinand

Richard Ferdinand is the Chief Financial Officer of Werner Publishing Company, a publisher of special interest magazines in the fields of aviation, photography, and golf. Mr. Ferdinand previously spent 20 years in the public sector as a sole practitioner specializing in audits, accounting and review services and special consulting engagements. Rich is a past recipient of the Outstanding Instructor Award from the AICPA and the California CPA Foundation award for Instructor Excellence. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago and B.A. in mathematics from Colgate University.

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Non-Member Price $209.00

Member Price $159.00