Forensic Accounting Experts

Forensic accounting experts Dr. Barry Jay Epstein, CPA and Ralph Nach, CPA, offer a level of proficiency, knowledge, and experience that is difficult to match in the areas of financial reporting fraud, white collar crime, auditor liability, and the interpretation of U.S. GAAP, U.S. GAAS, and IFRS.

Dr. Epstein, for example, has been involved in more than140 litigation matters, including many high profile cases arising from such alleged infractions as off-the-books transactions, stock option backdating, and other forms of financial fraud. Read more …

Accounting Training Courses

Ralph Nach is the author and instructional designer of the popular annual Accounting and Auditing Clinic™ which has been presented to thousands of attendees across the U.S. Earlier in his career he served as the national chief learning officer for American Express Tax & Business Services, Inc. (now RSM US).

Barry Jay Epstein is an author and forensic accounting expert who has taught at the college and university level, including at Northwestern University, DePaul University, Columbia College Chicago, University of Pittsburgh, and West Liberty State College.

The firm offers a variety of courses for continuing education credit, on topics from GAAP disclosure to fair value measurement and engagement planning. Read more …

Engagement Quality Control Reviews (EQCR)

Epstein + Nach LLC serves as an independent consultant when an accounting firm is in need of an impartial third-party to conduct an engagement quality control review (EQCR).

As authors, educators, forensic accountants, and practicing auditors, Barry Epstein and Ralph Nach bring an objective perspective to small- and mid-sized accounting firms seeking to establish reasonable assurance that engagements conform to professional quality standards, as well as regulatory and legal requirements. Read more …

Internal Inspections

When independent and professional opinions are desired to test an accounting firm’s quality control system and to prepare for external peer review, Epstein + Nach LLC is available to conduct a thorough internal inspection. Read more …

Contact Epstein + Nach LLC for Forensic Accounting, Expert Witness, and other Services

Contact Barry Epstein via email or at 312-464-3520 to discuss an engagement.