Becoming an Expert Witness in Finance

authored by Juan Carlos Venegas

Online Course on Becoming an Expert Witness in Finance for AccountantsBecoming an Expert Witness in Finance Online CPD Training Course

An expert witness is someone with specialised training and/or experience who is allowed to testify in court to help the judge or jury understand complicated or technical subjects. Expert witnesses should be capable of turning the tables on an opposing lawyer by showing expertise, their command of the facts, and their ability to communicate and defend their opinions.

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This course defines what an expert witness is, what their duties are and it helps any professional who wants to be an expert witness to be prepared to testify and defend their report and opinion.
This course allows you to work through activities to get the knowledge and skills that will enable you to improve your skills as an expert witness.

Becoming an Expert Witness enables the learner to:

• Understand what is expected from an expert witness
• Prepare to give evidence in court
• Know how they can qualify as an expert witness
• Understand witness liability


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“A thorough run through of the criteria to be an expert witness, what it entails, the pitfalls, the different counsel positions, the expectations placed upon being an expert witness.”

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Learning outcomes

Becoming an Expert Witness
• Expert witnesses distinguished from lay witnesses
• What lawyers look for in an expert witness
• Qualifying as an expert witness
• Court-appointed expert witnesses

Preparing to testify as an expert witness
• Independence
• Evidence
• Expert reports
• Working papers
BEW preparing to testify

Testifying as an expert witness
• Preparing to testify
• Testifying at trial
BEW testifying

Liability of expert witness
• Witness immunity
• Bases for liability
BEW liability

Target audience for Becoming an Expert Witness

Accounting and finance professionals in practice and in industry who are interested in becoming an expert witness.

About the Author of Becoming an Expert Witness

Juan Carlos Venegas
Juan Carlos Venegas is an accountant, certified forensic consultant, fraud examiner and counter fraud specialist based in the UK and has been in accountancy practice since 2003.

He advises clients on financial management, budgeting and strategy implementation, fraud prevention and detection and UK/Spanish taxation.

He is a course writer and a tutor for Oxford College and also works in fraud and forensic investigation cases and tax investigations.

He is also a Finance Trainer for different international organisations based in the UK and abroad.

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