November 17, 2022


Webinar


2 Total CPE Credits

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Surgent's The Accountant as the Expert Witness

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how to become qualified as an expert witness
  • Learn skills that experts use during deposition and trial to support their conclusions
  • Understand the litigation process and the role accountants play in moving a case forward through to trial

Major Topics

  • Becoming qualified as an expert witness
  • Best practices for testifying at trial
  • Understanding the different roles accountants can play in litigation
  • Working with attorneys to prepare and present a case at trial
  • The role of experts in commercial versus personal injury litigation
  • Confidentiality orders
  • Compensation for expert witnesses
  • Preparing for and attending depositions
  • Daubert challenges to experts
  • Expert reports
  • The role of experts in antitrust, securities litigation, and professional liability cases
  • Credibility as a witness

CPE Credits Available

2
Total CPE
2
Accounting & Auditing

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Prerequisites

Experience with individual and business clients

Advanced Preparation

None

Intended Audience

Accountants seeking to understand the litigation process and accountants who already serve as expert witnesses or wish to do so

Provider

Surgent McCoy CPE

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