A compulsory purchase order for your business could be an opportunity

Are you or your client expecting a compulsory purchase order? Through city centre regeneration projects, and new road and railway investments, many businesses will face the impacts of compulsory purchase orders.

However, with careful planning it need not be devastating.

Understandably, a compulsory purchase order can affect some businesses more than others.  Those where their location plays a vital role in winning customers or clients will need particular care.

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Vero Consulting celebrates five years advising lawyers and clients

Vero Consulting anniversary celebration

Five year anniversary

Founded in May 2016 by senior members of Moore Stephens’ forensic accounting team, this award-winning firm has established its reputation as forensic investigators and expert witnesses specialising in insurance claims, contentious business valuations, commercial disputes, compulsory purchase, commercial agency valuations and matrimonial finances.

The team members have remained unchanged since its founding, which means the firm provides continuity to our clients and consistency from case to case.

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Restoring trust in audit and corporate governance

Directors responsibilities

A two-tiered Board or more professional directors?

Spectacular company failures are usually the catalyst for changes to company law. Familiar names such as BHS, Patisserie Valerie, Thomas Cook and Carillion have collapsed after auditors have given them a clean bill of health, even after significant frauds have remained undiscovered for many years. These led Sir John Kingman to call for FRC’s replacement by a stronger regulatory body (a new Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority) capable of enforcing higher audit standards in his report with 80+ recommendations for improvement. Read More

Changes to Statement of Truth for CPR expert witnesses

Forensic accountant

New wording for Expert Witness Statement of Truth

A reminder to all solicitors that are currently instructing expert witnesses under CPR that from today PD35, paragraph 3.3 requires experts to include the following additional sentence in their Statement of Truth:

“I understand that proceedings for contempt of court may be brought against anyone who makes, or causes to be made, a false statement in a document verified by a statement of truth without an honest belief in its truth.” Read More

Forensic accountants for Russian parties in arbitrations

Russian arbitration

Russian speakers for forensic accounting assignments in London

For our Russian clients we have created a new web page in Russian with details of some of the many expert witness reports and cross examination cases. These have included cases heard at arbitrations or courts in the UK and Cyprus for Russian companies and individuals. 

We are a nimble and conflict free boutique firm of highly experienced forensic accountants.  Our team can conduct assignments in any of nine European languages.

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