Gina Holland

Forensic Accounting in the Public Sector

Traditional roles of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in the public sector, whether at the federal, state or local level, revolve around the areas of auditing, financial reporting and management accounting. These roles, however, have undoubtedly expanded to include both detective and reactive forensic accounting services. Mercadien’s Forensic Accounting and Government Services practices work together, occasionally…

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Effectively Managing Fraud Risk Within Your Organization

Business owners may not want to believe that their employees, vendors and customers are capable of committing fraudulent acts against their companies, but it is a reality that all executives must face. Although it would be naïve to think that any one solution will eliminate all fraud risks, proactive fraud risk assessments can be an effective tool…

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Are You Ready for TRID?

Effective October 3rd, 2015, creditors will be required to comply with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule, also known as the TRID Rule. As with any new rule implementation, there are compliance challenges that come along with it. The TRID Rule will affect lenders, title companies, mortgage document software providers, and…

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