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CHRISTINA LORUSSO CDFA, CFE, CVA, MAFF
My background is in the financial and accounting industries. I specialize in fraud investigation, assisting counsel in litigation and consulting matters. My objective is to look beyond the numbers to see the picture of the company and its components. I use consistent methodology while delivering an individualized approach to each case. This includes identifying missing, incomplete or inaccurate data. Reconstruction of financial transaction may be necessary in certain cases.
Translating complex financial issues into an understandable format in a report is only one of the components of a successful outcome, Another integral part is proper communication with counsel, clients, and any other relevant parties. Frequent communication is a necessary part of the process and my scope of work is dependent upon the facts of the case. My role as a financial expert can vary depending on the case. My role for one side may include:
Consultant (protected by privilege)
A neutral expert (previously stipulated by both attorneys)
Expert appointed by the court
CDFA: CERTIFIED DIVORCE FINANCIAL ANALYST
The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, Member Identification # 104863
This designation is granted to individuals with a financial planning, accounting and/or legal background. CDFAs are trained in analyzing providing expertise in relation to financial divorce issues. I provide divorce support for whatever stage - from considering a marital dissolution, in the process of divorce, and acclimating to post-divorce life. CDFAs can assist with mediation and reconstructing lifestyle analysis.
CFE: CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINER
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, License Member # 834212
A CFE has met the required professional experience and the high standard of educational and ethical standard needed to maintain the continuing education for membership. The ACFE seeks to reduce business fraud world-wide and to inspire public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. CFE training involves imparting knowledge of complex financial transactions and understanding of forensic methods.
CVA: CERTIFIED VALUATION ANALYST
The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, License #1015658
The NACVA's CVA designation is the only valuation credential accredited by the NACVA. CVA's have met and adhere to the standards in providing analysis and/or litigation support in complex financial matters. CVAs estimate what financial assets or liabilities are worth. This includes business valuation which involves utilizing a set of procedures used to estimate the economic value of an owner’s interest in a business.
MAFF: MASTER ANALYST IN FINANCIAL FORENSICS
The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, License # 1015658
The NACVA's MAFF credential is designed to provide assurance to the primary users of financial litigation services - the legal and business communities. The individual possessing this credential has met certain prerequisites and advanced training to be competent in providing professional financial litigation support services. The MAFF training provides strategy/skill development on the methodologies and approaches for calculating damages, financial investigative and forensic accounting techniques for communicating with judges, attorneys, and juries.
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