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Business News Digest – April 2014

In this issue: - Cybersecurity Assessments – Using the Tool Well - A SOX in the Gut: Supreme Court Vastly Expands Workplace "Whistleblower" Law - SEC to Scrutinize Never-Examined Investment...more

Preventing and Investigating Fraud, Embezzlement, and Charitable Asset Diversion: What's a Nonprofit Board to Do?

I) Increasing Scrutiny of Fraud, Embezzlement, and Charitable Asset Diversion in the Nonprofit Sector - A) The Washington Post’s Investigation, “Inside the Hidden World of Thefts, Scams and Phantom Purchases at the...more

Safeguarding Your Nonprofit against Fraud and Embezzlement: Best Practices, Common Pitfalls, and Practical Strategies

In this presentation: - Recent Examples of Nonprofit Fraud and Embezzlement - Why Does Employee Fraud Occur? - Why Are Nonprofits Frequently the Victims of Fraud and Embezzlement? - Preventing...more

Weekly Recap Ethics News and Trends – January 20, 2014

Public servants with the utmost integrity also need to be aware of what is happening ethically around the state. In today’s climate, every public agency’s image is impacted by the missteps or misconduct of others. Below...more

How to Safeguard Your Nonprofit against Fraud and Embezzlement: Best Practices, Common Pitfalls, and Practical Strategies

In this presentation: - Recent Examples of Nonprofit Fraud and Embezzlement - Why Does Employee Fraud Occur? - Why Are Nonprofits Frequently the Victims of Fraud and Embezzlement? - Effective...more

Business News Digest – December 2013

In this issue: - NIST Holds Fifth Workshop on Cybersecurity Framework; Incentives Still Lacking - Advertising Law News & Analysis - November 1, 2013 Edition - November 7, 2013 Edition - November 14,...more

U.S. Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split in Bullock v. BankChampaign, N.A.

One of the primary purposes of bankruptcy is to provide for the discharge of certain debts in order to enable a debtor to obtain a "fresh start" post-bankruptcy. Notwithstanding this specific purpose, section 523 of Title 11...more

FinCEN: Accountant and Elder Abuse

We have been keeping track of FinCEN's SAR Activity Review – Trends, Tips & Issues virtually from its inception. In its just issued May 2013 report, FinCEN provides new information regarding two areas of importance: 1)...more

Detecting and Preventing Fraud and Embezzlement

In this presentation: - Recent Examples of Nonprofit Embezzlement - Why Does Employee Fraud Occur? - Why Are Nonprofits Frequently the Victims of Embezzlement? - External Audits - Fraud Risk...more

You Have Discovered A Crime; Now What?

Originally published in Bank News, February 2013. Mary, your trusted employee, has embezzled money from your bank. Or, Bryan, a long-time customer, has used a deposit account at your bank to defraud his employer (and...more

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