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March 17, 2016
A Miami-based bank is being fined $6.5 million for anti-money laundering (AML) compliance lapses, including failing to report suspicious transactions. The incidents involve Gibraltar Private Bank and Trust Company and former lawyer Scott Rothstein, who ran a Ponzi scheme that cost investors $1.2... Read More »
March 15, 2016
It appears that ghost workers are haunting the payroll offices of a few governments. This month Nigeria removed 23,846 ghost workers from its payroll, which is expected to save the economy more than $11 million a year. Tanzania experienced a similar event last year when an audit revealed that the... Read More »
March 10, 2016
Australia’s anti-bribery legislation is about to get stronger. After much criticism of its foreign bribery laws by the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention's Phase Three report, a bill before the Commonwealth Parliament could add a “new books and records offence of intentional or reckless false dealing... Read More »
March 8, 2016
Despite a focus on cost control, according to an article in, banks in the UK are still hiring professionals with any of these seven key skills. The ones that caught my attention were the top three as they are often the drivers behind the purchase of our solutions. Here is the... Read More »
March 3, 2016
CaseWare Analytics recently hosted a webinar to discuss how to easily monitor an organization’s purchasing or credit card usage using our P-Card monitoring solution. Hugely attended, this lively webinar led to a series of thoughtful questions from our audience that we’re excited to share with you.... Read More »
February 29, 2016
This year’s General Audit Management Conference (IIA GAM) in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas is quickly approaching. Taking place from March 7th to 9th, the theme of the 2016 conference is ‘Driving Success in a Changing World’. There are many exciting and informative sessions on the conference roster this... Read More »
February 26, 2016
Need a good reason to travel to Miami, Florida? Join us for the 16th Annual FIBA Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel from March 7–9 to catch some sunshine, earn valuable CE credits, and learn more about the CaseWare Analytics, named one of the 20 Most... Read More »
February 24, 2016
Students have new cause to celebrate thanks to a recent collaboration between the IDEA Academic Partnership and McGraw-Hill Education. As part of this partnership, IDEA® Data Analysis software and other data analytics resources will be included in three auditing publications, providing post-... Read More »
February 19, 2016
It appears that even the IRS isn’t immune to purchasing card (P-Card) misuse.  A report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) dated January 14, 2016 found that the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had 13 instances of confirmed purchase card misuse issuance and two... Read More »
February 18, 2016
Meeting anti-money laundering (AML) regulations may become more difficult for digital currencies such as Bitcoin and those in the finance, real estate and precious stones industries. According to recent news, several countries are considering expanding existing AML regulations or introducing new... Read More »