Accounting Litigation

Careful examination of any recent significant corporate litigation reveals a close relationship between accounting and economic issues. Combining accounting expertise with practical economic analysis, Compass Lexecon experts offer effective, targeted advice and testimony for high-profile litigation, regulatory (including SEC) investigations, and internal inquiries.

Our forensic accountants and financial economists examine a company’s financial accounting and public disclosures – including internal evidence and external audit documentation – to estimate damages, evaluate materiality, establish business purpose, benchmark to industry practice, and opine on compliance with GAAP. We also analyze alleged misrepresentations to determine whether disclosure would have significantly affected investors in the market. No matter how complex the issues, we deliver clear, concise analysis to help clients investigate and resolve accounting and disclosure issues.

Compass Lexecon accounting experts have provided consulting and testimonial services in a broad range of matters, including:

  • Securities Litigations
  • SEC Investigations
  • Board Investigations
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Restatements
  • Options Backdating