News & Events

  • Get to Know HSNO’s Staff with Our 2017 Yearbook

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    At HSNO, we pride ourselves on having a highly-qualified team of expert in the forensics accounting field, working to make sure we fulfill all of your needs. These individuals possess the skills, knowledge and technical experience required to meet and exceed your expectations. Whether you’re talking to one of our partners, CPAs or support staff,
  • HSNO Providence and Boston Offices Participate in Adopt-A-Family

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    HSNO is known for being a leading, internationally recognized accounting and consulting firm. We specialize in forensic accounting, litigation support and insurance claims accounting and investigation services. But aside from our quality services, part of what makes us stand out is the fact that we place such a high value on giving back to the
  • UK Partner Listed in Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2016

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    Our UK office is pleased to announce that one of our London office Partners, Gavin Pearson, has been listed in the Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2016 guide as one of the leading asset tracing and recovery experts practicing in the international legal market. Since 1996 Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in
  • HSNO Adds Energy Tab to Website

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    As a service to our clients with interests in the energy industry, HSNO has added a new Energy Module Tab to its website (Click “Services” then “Energy”). Under the Energy Tab, the following is included: Wholesale Spot Petroleum, Crude Oil prices and Crack Spreads. An article explaining crack spread calculations and the sources for the
  • HSNO will attend Cyber Risk Insights Conference by Advisen

    HSNO professionals in our Oakland office are looking forward to attending the 2016 Cyber Risk Insights Conference hosted by Advisen. The conference will host risk managers, CISOs, CROs, insurance brokers, insurance underwriters, reinsurers and other risk professionals. It presents a great opportunity to HSNO as we continue to build our Cyber Fraud service line that focuses on providing forensic
  • HSNO Providence and Boston Offices Participate in Adopt-A-Family at Christmas

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    HSNO is known for being a leading, internationally recognized accounting and consulting firm. We specialize in forensic accounting, litigation support and insurance, claims accounting and investigation services. But aside from our quality services, part of what makes us stand out is the fact that we place such a high value on giving back to the
  • Upcoming Speaking Engagements

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    HSNO professionals will be speaking at the following events in the January. APPRAISAL BENEFITS AND RISK January 20, 2016 Atlanta, Georgia Firms Presenting: The Johnson Insurance Law Group and HSNO To: RSUI Indemnity Company HSNO Presenting: Peter Hagen (Dallas) and Max Flynn (Atlanta)   CYBER SECURITY TRENDS – PROPERTY INSURANCE January 28 and 29, 2016
  • HSNO Plays Central Role, Securing £38.9m Against Ketan Somaia

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    HSNO plays central role in securing Confiscation and Compensation Orders totalling £38.9m against Fraudster Ketan Somaia HSNO is delighted to have played a key role in the recent confiscation proceedings against Ketan Somaia following his 2014 conviction for nine offences of fraud totalling approximately £12.25m. This is one of the largest private fraud cases brought
  • New Article: How Forensic Accountants Help in Cyber Breach Cases by Craig Streiff

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      With the amount of cyber fraud rising exponentially, the need for forensic accountants is greater today than ever before. A forensic accountant will help ensure any insurance claims for economic damages are accurate and will assist by detailing how the fraud was perpetuated following the breach, including what information was compromised and what potential damages
  • New Article: Data Breach: By the Numbers, By Daniel Williams

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      As of 2015, nearly every American has been at the end of the phone call, email or letter informing them that their personal or financial information has been exposed as part of a data breach. So, by default, we have some idea of what a data breach is and its impact on us as consumers.
  • What is Cyber Loss?

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    What is actually lost when a cybercrime occurs? Besides a company’s reputation, which if not lost completely, is certainly damaged, companies lose millions of dollars to cybercrimes. Cyber loss can be the loss of funds from a company or an individual, in addition to a loss of data, trust, and security. SEE ALSO: What is
  • What is Cyber Fraud?

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    Due to the rise of cyber fraud that occurs on a daily basis, the term has grown to cover a wide range of criminal activity. At its core, cyber fraud is any crime that is committed with the use of a computer or to computer data. This can look like many things, such as: Identity
  • Peter Hagen Speaks About Cyber Risk

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      It is no secret that security breaches occur frequently and often result in significant financial damages. The implications are far reaching, and as this problem continues to evolve and escalate, more companies are purchasing standalone cyber risk policies to protect themselves and their customers. Peter Hagen, co-founding partner and CEO of HSNO, wrote an
  • Four HSNO Partners Lead New Cyber Risk Service

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    As the risk of cyber fraud has become more prevalent these days, more and more businesses—both large and small—are turning to cyber risk insurance to protect their assets. Projected to reach $2.4 billion this year, the market for cyber risk insurance premiums is growing. At HSNO we have seen our case load for cyber fraud increase by
  • HSNO Professional Earns Top Honors

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    Women Outnumber Men in ICAEW Exams Image Source Info in Article Above For the first time in the history of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) accountancy exams, every top-performing student this year was female. This is up a significant percentage from just November, when 77 percent of the top-scorers in the
  • 2015 MuckFest MS Boston

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    On April 26, 2015 the Providence office participated in the 2015 MuckFest MS Boston to raise money and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and their fight to end MS.  MuckFest is a 5K obstacle course consisting of muddy terrain and 18 obstacles. The battle against MS is a personal cause for several members in
  • What Makes a Good Expert Witness: A Client’s Perspective

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    Mark Falkenhagen, HSNO Partner in our Los Angeles office, received great feedback from a client about what they look for in an expert witness. “The first two things I look for in an expert witness are qualifications and truthfulness.” Click to read the letter.
  • The Importance of Relationships – Growing HSNO Atlanta

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    From Robbie Brannon, HSNO Partner in Atlanta We love what we do. Loving what we do is the main factor that has kept me and Max in this business for close to 20 years. We chose to lead HSNO’s Atlanta office because we believed in the opportunities available with this firm both in our careers
  • At PLRB in March: Mike Sowerwine & Mark Newton

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    In March, Mike Sowerwine, HSNO Partner in Oakland, will offer a presentation with Grant Gerrond of Hanover Insurance and Tom Eddy of Tom Eddy Wines at the PLRB Claims Conference in Anaheim, CA titled, Wine Industry Property Loss, What You as an Adjuster Need to Know to Properly Assess the Claim, discussing the wine industry,
  • The Grain Storage Tank Failures: Design, Erection, Collapse & Adjustment Issues

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    Todd Roeder, HSNO partner in Chicago, recently presented at the PLRB Large Loss Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona with Robert Wilens of Clausen Miller, William Conrad of VeriClaim, and Thomas Costantini of Madsen, Kneppers & Associates.  The workshop titled The Grain Storage Tank Failures:  Design, Erection, Collapse & Adjustment Issues discussed the interplay between insurance policy
  • Dodging Bullets at the O.K. Corral by Marc Johnson

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    Marc Johnson, HSNO Partner in Jersey City, gave a presentation as a part of a panel at the IFASIC in Malta titled, Dodging Bullets at the O.K. Corral. How to investigate and resolve the many issues that arise in a questionable jewelry loss without resorting to cowgirl tactics or litigation, in which he offered a
  • An Offer from HSNO: In-House Seminars

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    As a service to our present and potential clients, we would like to offer all insurers the opportunity to have an in-house seminar presented to your adjusters, underwriters, or both, on any topic contained within our vast library of seminars. We can also tailor one specific to your needs. We believe the presentations and seminars
  • Hurricane Gonzalo Claims

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    HSNO is Prepared to Help with Hurricane Gonzalo Claims Hurricane Gonzalo is targeted to hit Bermuda Friday. In anticipation of your needs, HSNO has made preparations to be available on location immediately after Gonzalo’s passing to assist with any and all loss claims. HSNO has four offices along the east coast, all within close proximity to
  • What’s New at HSNO?

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    From our most recent newsletter. At HSNO, we have some really exciting new things bubbling up. Check them out: Munich Secondment Assignment In February of 2014, HSNO was honored to be asked to offer an experienced member of the firm to work with a client on a Secondment in Munich, Germany. As is common in the
  • Hurricane Odile Claims

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    At HSNO we understand your needs when a catastrophe hits. We respond with lightning speed and decades of experience to begin work on your claim immediately. We offer specialized technology utilizing our cost accumulation tracking system (CATS) which allows you and your insureds to upload documents 24 hours a day and offers you the same unlimited