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Swiss non-disclosure

What can force you to disclose your private information?

Swiss banks have long been known for their secrecy. But have also recently been the target of investigations, both US and other, into whether they have assisted their clients in evading taxes. 113 more words

Risk

Countering NGO corruption

There will always be clouds to hide the blueness of the sky.  Temptations will always trail the human person (and only the grave will finally free him or her from the encumbrance).   186 more words

Institutions

Senior Auditor - 30% travel - dcd@fittsroberts.com

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

Identify, review and test key business controls to assist management in meeting objectives.
Develop audit objectives, assess adequacy of internal controls, conclude on effectiveness of internal controls, and draft written audit reports to senior management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors to document significant concerns. 225 more words

Job Openings

Oops. With several more zeros.

A politician once said, “A billion here, a billion there; pretty soon it adds up to real money.”  Attributed to Sen. Everett Dirksen.

Well, tell that to the former CFO and the former pharmacy chief at Walgreen’s.  112 more words

Risk

Preventing Fraud in a Small Business

I’ve recently been asked to teach a class on ethics in our accounting program at Tarleton State University.  We will start August 25, not a lot of time to prepare; however, I have done a little research on preventing fraud in small businesses and would like to share.  378 more words

Background Checks

Partner Spotlight: Jan H. Raymond

Jan H. Raymond has been involved in business as an operator, executive and attorney for forty years beginning his career with a Taiwanese-American joint venture in NYC in 1971. 135 more words

Acquisitions

The perils of failing to take internal controls seriously

by Cydney Posner

Here’s a warning shot across the bow from the SEC to take internal controls –- and representations regarding the same — very seriously. 452 more words

Corporate Governance