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The boundaries between savvy financial planning or tax-saving strategies and misconduct are not always obvious. You need to have a strong grasp of the law and accounting concepts to know when that line has been crossed. How do your knowledge and skills stack up? This guide will show you how to follow the money trail, extract valuable information from financial statements and tax returns, and identify activities that create exposure to civil or criminal liability. Whether you want to help clients stay out of trouble or pursue remedies when your client is a victim of fraud, this guide will give you the insights you need. Enhance your legal and financial acumen - order today!
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NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Attendance of this program may qualify for up to 6.50 hours of online CLE credit, including 1.0 ethics. No more than 6.0 hours of online CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
HEATHER ALLEN is the Bank Secrecy Act officer for Peoples Bank North Carolina. The bank has been in business since 1912, and provides traditional community banking services, as well as investment services, mortgages, insurance, and real estate appraisal services. As the BSA officer, Ms. Allen is responsible for creating a program that can detect and prevent financial crime. She is a certified anti-money laundering expert and holds three professional certifications in addition to a B.A. degree from Wells College. Ms. Allen is a board member for the Virginia’s and Carolina’s Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. She has written several articles and speaks on a variety of different topics related to anti-money laundering, cannabis banking, money services businesses, and fraud prevention.
S. ANN CLAUSEN, CPA, CGMA, is a shareholder with Daniel, Ratliff & Company. During her career, Ms. Clausen has worked with business owners to reach their goals whether it was to grow their businesses, protect their assets or eventually retire. As a result, her business and tax experience includes professional service firms, manufacturing, retail, real estate, restaurants, and construction. Her experience also includes extensive tax preparation and planning services in combination with business consulting. She works with business owners and individuals to utilize the federal and state tax laws to reduce their tax liabilities with techniques such as cost segregation studies and like-kind exchanges. Ms. Clausen also represents her clients to resolve federal and state tax issues. She is frequently a guest speaker on tax issues for local and national organizations. Ms. Clausen attended Averett University and Radford University Graduate School of Business and Economics. She currently holds CPA and CGMA certifications and membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.
COREY A. NOLAND is an associate attorney with Arnold & Smith, PLLC, where he focuses his practice on family law cases: divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, alienation of affection, criminal conversation, and other matrimonial law matters. Mr. Noland primarily handles cases in Mecklenburg County, Union County, Cabarrus County, Gaston County, and Iredell County. Mr. Noland is dedicated to guiding clients through the difficult process of domestic litigation. He also handles landlord tenant cases in the greater Charlotte area. He has significant experience counseling clients on lease issues as well as the eviction process. Mr. Noland has litigation experience in both District and Superior Court. After graduating summa cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in three years with degrees in Political Science and History, Mr. Noland earned his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
SAMUEL STATON, CPA, CVA, CGMA, is president of Staton CPA, P.C., and manages all firm operations. In this capacity, he has experience in many facets of accounting expertise, including bookkeeping and financial statement preparation, financial statement attest services, management and operational consulting services for closely held businesses, tax return preparation and advice, tax dispute resolution, business valuation, financial forensics, and litigation support. Mr. Staton consults with closely held businesses in many different industries, including real estate, healthcare, construction, retail, wholesale, manufacturing, recycling, legal, and other general services. He prepares all types of income, estate, and gift tax returns and regularly work with pass through entities and complex business to personal tax combinations. Mr. Staton has successfully handled many IRS and state revenue department disputes, including obtaining trust fund penalty abatement. He leads the business valuation, financial forensics, and litigation support sector of the firm providing business valuation, financial forensics, and litigation support solutions for matters such as matrimonial proceedings, fraud investigations, shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift tax, charitable contributions, and lost profit calculations. Mr. Staton provides expert testimony in court proceedings. He received his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, and his M.B.A. degree from Gardner Webb University. He is a certified public accountant licensed in North Carolina and a certified valuation analyst licensed by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.
WILLIAM R. TERPENING is the founding and managing partner at Terpening Law PLLC, in Charlotte. His practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, federal trials and appeals, complex civil business disputes, defense of professionals in regulatory matters, securities litigation, and criminal and civil tax litigation. Mr. Terpening has particular experience in corporate, executive, and professional "crisis management" and internal investigations. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University. He holds a Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law, and an M.A. degree in English from Duke Graduate School. In addition to practicing law full time, he has taught as an adjunct professor at Charlotte School of Law (trial practice, white collar crime, and law & humanities). Mr. Terpening is licensed in Georgia and North Carolina; and is admitted to argue before the Fourth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuit courts of Appeal; and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and serves on the Editorial Board of its journal. He lectures often at seminars for lawyers, CPAs, and other professionals and executives, and his legal writing has been published widely.