Internationally Recognized Accounting Expert Dr. Barry Jay Epstein and Noted CPA Consultant and Speaker Ralph Nach Form New Consulting and Training Venture

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Epstein + Nach LLC Provides Specialized Services in Forensic and Litigation Accounting, Engagement Quality Control Review, and Training for Accountants and Auditors

From the courtroom to the classroom, Epstein + Nach LLC effectively communicates technical knowledge on complex financial and accounting matters to attorneys, jury members, and the accounting profession, Dr. Epstein said.

Dr. Barry Jay Epstein, an internationally-recognized accounting and auditing expert, and Ralph Nach, an accomplished consultant, speaker, author, instructional designer, and facilitator of the well-known Accounting and Auditing Clinic professional education program, announce the formation of a new business enterprise, Epstein + Nach LLC (

The newly-launched international consulting firm provides forensic accounting expertise and services in the areas of financial reporting, white collar crime, auditor liability, and the interpretation of domestic and international accounting, auditing, and financial reporting standards.

In their capacities as practicing auditors, authors, educators, and forensic accountants, the two founding principals offer a distinctive blend of knowledge and experience that enables them to effectively communicate and educate in client engagements, in courtrooms, or in classrooms.

According to Dr. Barry Jay Epstein, the partnership will bring an enhanced level of proficiency to the firm’s clients—including accounting firms, plaintiff and defense securities attorneys, and federal and state regulatory agencies—who seek clarity and technical knowledge in a litigation dispute or learning environment.

“Epstein + Nach is exceptionally well-equipped to skillfully communicate technical knowledge and educate our clients in complex financial and accounting matters,” Dr. Epstein said. “I am fortunate to have the opportunity to join forces with Ralph Nach, who has served the accounting profession for more than 35 years and created a curriculum of engaging, interactive continuing education programs that has attracted a loyal, national following in the public accounting profession.”

Principal Ralph Nach noted that, “Barry Epstein is a widely-recognized authority on highly-relevant complex issues in accounting, auditing and assurance, ethics and integrated reporting. I look forward to working more closely with my respected colleague and co-author.”

About Epstein + Nach LLC

Epstein + Nach LLC is an international financial reporting consulting firm concentrating in forensic accounting, litigation consulting and expert testimony, technical consultations, engagement quality control review (EQCR), internal inspections, and training for accountants and auditors.

Dr. Barry Jay Epstein, CPA, CFF, is a widely-published international accounting and auditing expert in U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, International Financial Reporting Standards, and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards. He authored the 3,000 page reference, The Handbook of Accounting and Auditing, now published by Thomson Reuters, from 1988 through 2013. Dr. Epstein also served as the lead author of 26 annual editions of Wiley GAAP (1985-2010), and 14 annual editions of Wiley IFRS (1997-2010), both published by John Wiley & Sons.

Mr. Ralph Nach, CPA, is the author, instructional designer, and facilitator of the popular annual Accounting and Auditing Clinic™ continuing professional education program. He has served as author, co-author, contributing author, or technical editor of a number of widely-utilized technical reference works, including PPC’s Interactive Disclosure Library, PPC/Thomson Reuters, 2011; PPC’s Guide to Preparing Financial Statements, PPC/Thomson Reuters, 2010; Wiley GAAP (2001–2010), John Wiley & Sons; and The Handbook of Accounting and Auditing, Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 1999.

The firm is based in Chicago, Ill. Details are available at or 312-464-3520.

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