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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 »
June 27, 2017
George W. Bush promised to eliminate it. Barack Obama vowed to reduce it by $50 billion. Donald Trump said he’d reduce it by half over the next 10 years. What is it that they were all referring to? The “improper” payments by the U.S. government every year. The Government Accountability Office (GAO... Read More »
June 21, 2017
In Part I of the recap of our recent webinar, How to Use Data Analytics to Detect Money Laundering, we looked at how data analytics can help money services businesses (MSBs) detect crimes, fulfill compliance requirements and improve their anti-money laundering (AML) programs. Part II of this series... Read More »
June 19, 2017
In the How to Use Data Analytics to Detect Money Laundering webinar, presenter Andrew Simpson, Chief Operating Officer at CaseWare Analytics, delivered key tips targeted to retail stores considering expansion into money services businesses (MSBs). His advice looks at how data analytics and... Read More »
June 13, 2017
Q: Since I started working with CaseWare IDEA, I’ve faced some similar situations each day. One occurs when I’m importing PDFs: one of the columns is filled with text values that sometimes fill more than one line and do not have a pattern. In this case, it's very hard to match each line with the... Read More »
June 7, 2017
FinCEN recently held its annual awards ceremony that recognizes law enforcement agencies that made effective use of financial institution reporting to successfully prosecute crimes. Here is a summary of this year’s award recipients: SAR Review Task Force: New York State Police A bank in the Hudson... Read More »
May 30, 2017
Is your organization able to recover lost funds from misuse? Can your team understand the type of fraud or abuse that could occur at your organization? Last week we hosted a P-Card webinar that not only showed how P-Card managers can build their P-Card programs, but also how they can gain the... Read More »
May 30, 2017
In case you missed it, last week we hosted the webinar event, ‘How to Get the Right Data for your Audit in 3 Easy Steps’ in collaboration with AuditNet. The session provided information on how auditors can identify, obtain and verify the data they need to meet their audit objectives. Below are some... Read More »
May 30, 2017
Do you remember when you discovered that CTRL C and CTRL V could copy and paste your data or that the simple tap of F5 can refresh your page? Using shortcuts makes any computer task more efficient. With that in mind, here is the list of the 21 keyboard shortcuts within IDEA. Do you know them all?... Read More »
May 25, 2017
Q: I would like to know whether any employees have made purchases on their purchasing card while they were on sick leave. I have two datasets: one that details which employees have claimed sick leave with date ranges, and a second one with purchasing card transactions with name on card, purchase... Read More »