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August 4, 2017
Recently the International Federation of Accountants shared a video interview with the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) Data Analytics Task Force chair, Robert Dohrer, and their working group members. In the video, they discussed the role of data analytics in audit along... Read More »
August 1, 2017
Every customer you have represents a risk. Today most banks, casinos and money services businesses (MSBs) adopt technology solutions to monitor transactions, but what about having the full picture of a customer to determine more accurately the risk they pose? If I asked you how risky any given... Read More »
July 26, 2017
Q: Can you please provide an example of how to use the ‘Filter’ option in CaseWare IDEA? A: The Filter option in the Print Report Reader is definitely an underused feature. It does exactly what it sounds like: it allows you to filter your file on certain items, or if it is a numeric field you can... Read More »
July 24, 2017
Version 5.4 of CaseWare Monitor is due to be released soon and to mark this event, Mike Gilbert, Product Owner for CaseWare Monitor, and Michel Caluori, Delivery Manager at CaseWare Analytics, hosted a webinar to detail the exciting new features and functionality. If you currently use or are... Read More »
July 20, 2017
Earlier this week I hosted a webinar to announce that the newest version of the CaseWare AML Compliance solution is soon to be released. I discussed the new and exciting features included in this release, which will make anti-money laundering (AML) compliance efforts even easier. Here is a brief... Read More »
July 18, 2017
While President of the United States Donald Trump makes headlines around the world every day, there is one story that really caught our attention. According to reports, two Democratic lawmakers requested that Trump’s travel expense reports be released so that the costs of his travels can be... Read More »
July 11, 2017
Heidelberg Cement and its North American subsidiary, Lehigh Hanson, are global leaders in the cement market. Recently we talked with Anke Eckardt, director of the company’s Group Internal Audit (GIA) about their use of CaseWare IDEA Data Analysis software. Here’s what she had to say. Q: What... Read More »
July 6, 2017
Continuing from part 1 of this story, here are some of the other recipients of FinCEN's annual awards that recognizes law enforcement agencies that made effective use of financial institution reporting to successfully prosecute crimes: Cyber Threats: IRS-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) A multi-year... Read More »
July 4, 2017
The relationship between organizations and their data is changing rapidly: there's more of it, it’s being interacted with differently, and more advanced technologies are being relied on to manage it. Keeping pace without the help of outside resources is—to put it mildly—challenging. Technology... Read More »
June 27, 2017
The last decade has brought with it sweeping changes to the financial industry that has made it increasingly difficult and costly for banks, money services businesses (MSBs) and other financial institutions to fulfill their anti-money laundering (AML) compliance requirements. Under pressure from... Read More »