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RGL assists insurance, legal and corporate clients around the world every day. Take a moment to discover the latest about how we have been applying our leadership in forensic accounting and advisory services to create clarity out of complexity and inform decision making.
Diary of a forensic accountant: Part 5
An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit central northern Italy at 7.10pm local-time on 26 October 2016. A second devastating quake, measuring 6.1, followed two hours later.
Evaluating a claim by the numbers
In Claims Magazine, Steve Rosenthal and Simon Oddy discuss how a forensic accountant can help review a range of documents used to determine the true value of complex claims.
Diary of a forensic accountant: Part 4
Across all disciplines of forensic accountancy there is no such thing as a typical day – the proverbial "to-do list" is more like a Japanese kaiten-zushi restaurant: as one task is ticked off another quickly fills its place. Although this may seem like a never-ending merry-go-round, after nearly 20 years, this is the main reason I still do what I do.
RGL Sets Up Forensic Technology Lab and Hires Duc Nguyen as Manager
RGL Forensics, a leading financial investigations company, specializing in the insurance, legal and corporate markets globally, announced that it has set up a second specialized forensics technology lab and appointed Duc Nguyen as its Forensics Technology Manager with immediate effect.
RGL Named 2016 Forensic Accounting Firm of the Year by Lawyer Monthly
RGL Forensics has again been recognized as the US Forensic Accounting Firm of the Year by Lawyer Monthly in their 2016 Legal Awards.
New Rules for the Taxation of Dividends – what does it mean for Income Protection Claims?
In April 2016 new rules were introduced regarding the taxation of dividends and the notional ‘Dividend Tax Credit’ was abolished. While the new system is much simpler and more akin to the taxation of other incomes, the below demonstrates how it could lead to individuals manipulating how they extract income from their companies to minimise their tax liability, which could, in turn, impact the assessment of pre- and post-incapacity earnings for the purposes of assessing an income protection claim.
Diary of a forensic accountant: Part 3
On a typical day, there is a wide variety of different tasks to be completed, from preparing calculations to writing reports to attending meetings, interacting with owners of a range of businesses, senior claims professionals from the insurance industry and various representatives from the legal profession.
Q&A: When management hanky-panky is suspected, should a board hire a forensic auditor?
In the Los Angeles Times, Hank Kahrs takes on a question about potential mismanagement of a board's finances.