These are usually special assignments requested by clients and cover a wide range of activities, the usual being:-
- Detection of suspected fraud;
- Purchase and sale of business; and
- Investigation into the company’s statement of affairs
In a complex business world, forensic accounting services play an increasingly important role.
When disputes arise or fraud is taking place, specialist forensic services can have a significant impact on the outcome for your business.
Experts from Bal & Partners work closely with clients and legal advisers to investigate and provide an objective assessment of commercial and contractual disputes.
Bringing Clarity To The Most Complex Of Cases
Specialist staff have in-depth experience of business information and financial reporting systems, accounting and auditing standards and procedures, evidence gathering and investigative techniques, and litigation processes and procedures.
Representatives from Bal & Partners frequently act as expert witnesses in fraud and other criminal cases.
Member firms from across the Bal & Partners are able to work together on cross-border cases and have experience of international arbitration in many jurisdictions.
As well as being able to respond quickly when disputes arise, Bal & Partners take a proactive approach to help clients identify potential problems and take action to avoid them.
Forensic Accounting Services Provided:
- Commercial and contractual disputes
- Individual and family disputes
- Forensic and corporate fraud investigations
- Regulatory investigations
- International arbitration
- Insurance claims presentation and loss management
- Computer forensic and data analytics
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT
Businesses and organisations are expected to comply with increasingly stringent governance not only to satisfy regulators but to demonstrate a commitment to best practice to wider stakeholders and investors.
Through the Firm network, clients are able to readily access expertise on corporate governance and risk management issues across borders and benefit from insight into global legislative and regulatory trends.
Many clients choose to outsource their governance and secretarial administration to Bal & Partners member firms, benefitting from direct access to professional advisers, increased efficiency and cost savings.
Working with specialists in the field also enables you to focus your efforts on developing your business with the assurance that your statutory obligations are being complied with.
Understanding Risk at Every Level
Bal & Partners help clients understand and mitigate the risks they face in areas such as regulatory change, new legislation and threats to political instability.
They are able to offer sector specific expertise in areas such as financial services and commodities.
Experts also work with businesses and organisations to build resilience and to embed good risk management practices.
Growing your business through mergers and acquisition, raising finance or looking to join public markets requires specialist advice.
Bal & Partners provide a full range of corporate finance services, from initial assessment of strategy through to deal completion.
In-depth knowledge of industry sectors and markets provides valuable insight into specific opportunities and risks for your company.
Corporate finance specialists across the network assist clients to develop an acquisition approach, identify targets or interested parties, instigate negotiations and help conclude transactions.
Helping Maximise Value From Your Business
If you are looking to sell your business or plan an exit strategy, Bal & Partners can help you with initial preparation, valuation and marketing to potential investors, negotiation through to tax minimisation and investment planning.
Corporate Finance Services Provided:
- Business valuations
- Raising finance
- Financial restructuring
- Negotiations and vendor protections
- Management buy-outs/ins
- Key management incentive schemes
- Succession planning and development
- Preparing businesses for sale
- Exit strategies