How Is Your Maths: 13 x 7 = 28?

Abbott & Costello try to add up

As it's Friday, a classic from Abbott & Costello (the comedians not the politicians) with some simple maths. What did we do before calculators and computers. In our forensic accounting seminars, we often talk about the manipulation of accounts and some dubious accounting, some of it has the … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Financial Planning Compensation Investigation

Commonwealth Financial Planning (CFP), is to compensate clients who received inappropriate financial advice from one of their financial planners following an ASIC Investigation. CFP will appoint an independent expert to review the implementation of the client compensation program and the … [Read more...]

Average Weekly Earnings for Construction Workers in Personal Injury Claims

Based on approximately 33 years’ experience in the building industry – as a director of a building company, providing taxation and business advice to a number of building industry clients, and providing forensic services relating to the building industry – it is my opinion that the Australian Bureau … [Read more...]

Pre-Judgment Interest Calculator

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From 1 July 2010, the basis for the calculation of pre-judgment interest changed whereby interest is calculated by reference to the Reserve Bank of Australia Cash Rate plus 4%. This new method of calculating interest is intended to apply throughout Australia with amendments having already being made … [Read more...]

Forensic Accounting for Lawyers – Bathurst 14 October 2010

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As forensic accountants, we are often delivering papers to various conferences and legal firms and we are pleased to be able to bring those seminars closer to you in Bathurst. On 14 October 2010 at Citigate Mount Panorama, Bathurst, we are holding a full day of seminars on Personal Injury, Family … [Read more...]

Dolman Bateman Online Tools used by Supreme Court

Justice Robson of the Victorian Supreme Court in the matter of Linton Shirreff v Elazac Pty Ltd (2010) VSC 381 referred to the use of our online tools in his determination of the economic loss damages. Our online tools which are specifically designed for personal injury lawyers are gaining wide … [Read more...]

My business is worth WHAT!

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As a Forensic Accountant, I’ve had the following conversation too many times… Business Owner – “I’ve decided it’s time to retire. How much is my business worth?” Advisor – “How much do you think it’s worth?” Business Owner – “I really don’t know but, if I had to guess, I’d say around $2.5 Million. … [Read more...]

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