Multimedia Interview Recorded 17 May 2010
Identifying Accounting Shenanigans
Howard Schilit reviews a few cases of accounting fraud and discusses techniques on how to identify accounting irregularities.
About the Speaker(s)
Howard M. Schilit is founder of the Financial Shenanigans Detection Group, LLC, and an international leader in forensic accounting and corporate governance. Previously, he founded and ran a global forensic accounting research organization, Center for Financial Research & Analysis. Dr. Schilit is co-author of Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports. He has been a leading spokesman before Congress, the SEC, and media outlets about causes and early warning signs of accounting tricks in public filings and frequently lectures to university students, investors, bankers, lawyers, and insurers. Dr. Schilit holds a doctorate degree in accounting from the University of Maryland.