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May 4, 2016
On the heels of news that VimpelCom is expecting to pay $105 million in legal fees to resolve its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) case, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it has settled another FCPA case with pharmaceutical giant Novartis for bribery in China. The... Read More »
May 3, 2016
A PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) study has found that cybercrime is up 20% and is the fastest growing economic crime. This is one of just many surprising statistics from the UK version of the 2016 Global Economic Crime Survey. Here are three other facts that caught our attention: Only 30% of frauds... Read More »
April 28, 2016
Edmonton’s former city manager has come under the microscope recently for accruing almost $140,000 in expenses while travelling outside the city. While extensive travelling in this type of position is not uncommon, what is unusual in this case is that the system allowed the manager to approve his... Read More »
April 26, 2016
Continued from Part 1 of our ‘How to Budget for Data Analytics’ blog series, our second post will cover the last of three key steps that audit specialist Rigobert Pinga Pinga, CIA, CPE, CEF, CGMA discussed in a recent report for the Institute of Internal Auditors. The third and final step?... Read More »
April 20, 2016
Recently CaseWare Analytics was proud to co-host a special webinar presentation with AuditNet, the primary online resource for auditors to share resources, tools and experience. The webinar event, ‘Building a Data Analysis Program’, was presented by special guest speaker Robert Berry. Known as ‘... Read More »
April 18, 2016
This week CaseWare Analytics is pleased to announce the release of two new banking apps: Account Activity Manager (ACM) and Loan Examiner (LEX). Available to CaseWare IDEA® Data Analysis users through the Marketplace, the global online store for audit tests, our banking apps offer banks and other... Read More »
April 15, 2016
If you’re using data analysis software to help conduct your audits, then you already know the significant value it offers. You’re also most likely all too aware that the success of your data analytics program rests on your ability to effectively use those tools, to plan their use, and to accurately... Read More »
April 14, 2016
It’s a busy time of year for accountants: tax season is here, and many organizations are now wrapping up their fiscal years. For accountants, this means large volumes of data that must be reviewed, processed and analyzed. More and more often we’re seeing auditors and accountants alike turn to data... Read More »
April 12, 2016
The State of Georgia is back in the spotlight for further allegations of purchasing card (P-Card) misuse and abuse. Following an audit in March, it came to light that a staff member in the Secretary of State’s office potentially misused a taxpayer-funded P-Card to purchase a ticket for a flight for... Read More »
April 8, 2016
If you’ve been following the Canadian Senate scandal, you probably have an opinion on the matter. But if you can put the personalities aside and forget about the total cost of the audit to taxpayers ($23.6 million), you may find yourself asking, “Why were these expense irregularities not flagged... Read More »

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