Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Reorganization

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 – Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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    Specialized Knowledge

This course provides a high-level overview of bankruptcy and the roles of forensic accountants that work with bankruptcy engagements. Our overview employs three different scenarios to give learners a broad understanding of the field.


  • Describe the different types of bankruptcy.
  • Match the bankruptcy type with the entity that is eligible to file for it.
  • Explain the different roles a forensic accountant can play in bankruptcy engagements.
  • Explain how the role of a forensic accountant may change depending upon the client.
  • Describe the four types of bankruptcy fraud.
  • Identify the various forms of financial documentation that may need to be filed in a bankruptcy engagement.
  • List the key concepts of valuation and insolvency issues.
  • Recognize specific laws and deadlines set by the bankruptcy court and the IRS, and describe any recent changes to those laws.
  • Define specific bankruptcy-related concepts such as insolvency.
  • Describe the role of a CRO in bankruptcy engagements.

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American Institute of CPAs

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