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December 16, 2016
CaseWare Analytics is happy to share with you a recent webinar series we hosted with presenter Scott Jones, CIA, CRMA at Elbit Systems of America. This three-part series, called ‘Accelerating time to insights with data analytics’, sees Scott demonstrating some of the key capabilities of CaseWare... Read More »
December 13, 2016
The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC), the Canadian regulatory authority responsible for overseeing anti-money laundering (AML) compliance across the country, tabled its annual report recently. The release of the report offers a glimpse into the state of AML... Read More »
December 8, 2016
In case you missed it, we hosted a webinar on November 30 on How to Expand your Concur Solution in 7 Easy Steps. The presentation explained the steps travel and entertainment (T&E) and purchasing card (P-Card) professionals can take to move their expense management to the next level with the... Read More »
December 7, 2016
At CaseWare Analytics, we continuously examine the importance and evolution of data analytics in audit. While we were at the Financial Management Institute of Canada’s Professional Development (PD) Week in Ottawa this past November, we attended a presentation called ‘Analytics and Internal Audit... Read More »
November 29, 2016
The United Kingdom’s largest bank, HSBC, is facing yet another challenge related to its anti-money laundering (AML) compliance program. In the latest in HSBC’s series of AML missteps, the bank is being accused by U.S. regulators of failing to take action over customers reportedly linked to... Read More »
November 24, 2016
Hollywood: Not only is he an expert sniper and a martial artist, Ben Affleck’s character in the movie The Accountant can quickly leverage Benford’s Law to find suspicious transactions. In the recently released Hollywood movie, Affleck’s character combs through years of financial data and... Read More »
November 15, 2016
The use of travel and purchasing cards (P-Cards) for expenses is on the rise, and many organizations are turning to Concur, an integrated expense-management solution. But how can managers maximize their Concur implementation to get a complete view of all expenses? Can you be certain that your... Read More »
November 14, 2016
Last week we held the webinar, ‘Sanctions Risk – What’s the Problem?’ which explored the complexities associated with sanctions. It also addressed the ways that a risk-based approach can help you ensure your organization is not in violation of any sanctions. Strategic Forecaster, Risk Expert, and... Read More »
November 9, 2016
Ireland: One of Ireland’s largest retail banks has been fined €3.3 million for breaching anti-money-laundering and terrorist-financing regulations. Regulators at the Central Bank described the reason for the fine at Ulster Bank Ireland as “unacceptable weaknesses in key aspects of its anti-money-... Read More »
November 4, 2016
As auditors, we often find that when performing our duties our focus is on analyzing the data effectively. This is how we are able to uncover any potential anomalies, trends or outliers that could put the business at risk or that may potentially point to fraud. But thanks to technology’s... Read More »