Accounting Litigation


Compass Lexecon’s financial economists offer effective, targeted advice and testimony for high-profile accounting litigation matters, regulatory investigations (including SEC), and internal inquiries.

Our forensic accountants and financial economists examine a company’s public disclosures and financial accounting – including internal evidence and external audit documentation – to provide analysis, consulting, and testimonial services across a broad range of issues, including:

  • Estimating damages
  • Evaluating materiality
  • Establishing business purpose
  • Benchmarking to industry practice
  • Opining on GAAP compliance
  • Assessing alleged misrepresentations affecting investors
  • Securities litigations
  • SEC investigations
  • Board investigations
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Purchase price adjustment disputes
  • Financial restatements
  • Options backdating

No matter how complex the issues, Compass Lexecon’s economic experts deliver clear, concise analysis to help clients investigate and resolve all kinds of accounting and disclosure issues in relation to accounting litigation.


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