The 2015 hurricane season has officially started. This season’s first named Subtropical Storm is Ana, recently forming off the coast of Georgia. While she did not become a hurricane, she created strong rip currents and caused coastal flooding. Stay tuned to see how this year’s predictions hold up.
Allianz, one of the world’s largest financial services firms, recently conducted a survey which found business interruption (BI) and cybercrime to be major concerns for businesses in the near future.
Corporate Counsel turned to Justin Snell, Director at Bennett Thrasher, for expert insight in its article, “Accounting Fraud, Meet the SEC’s ‘RoboCop’.”
Whether you operate a small family business or a large corporation, litigation is an arduous undertaking. The time, effort and cost associated with litigating a matter are significant, to say the least.
“How many times must I tell you before you will listen to me?!?!” As children, we all heard this question from our mothers countless times – typically following some pattern of bad behavior or a refusal to do what we were supposed to do that resulted in us getting in trouble over and over again. Our moms wanted to pull their hair out from the seemingly endless stubbornness that we exalted.
As a forensic accountant, I deal with fraud on a regular basis. I have investigated many different types of frauds including financial statement fraud, misappropriation of assets, and public corruption, and I am always amazed at what people think they will get away with and the lengths they will go to do it.