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    Elements of an Anti-Fraud Program

    Elements of an Anti-Fraud Program
    The fundamental elements of an effective anti-fraud program that should be established by each agency are: 1. Creating and maintaining a culture of honesty, 2. Evaluating the risks of fraud and implementing the processes, procedures and controls needed to mitigate those risks, and 3. Developing an appropriate oversight process Creating a Culture of Honesty and High Ethics It is each agency’s ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Speech by SEC Staff: Improving Audit Effectiveness

    Speech by SEC Staff: Improving Audit Effectiveness
    Speech by SEC Staff: Improving Audit Effectiveness by Zoe-Vonna Palmrose Deputy Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 2006 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Washington, D.C. December 11, 2006 This is my first National Conference and I'm delighted to be here. I have been at the SEC for four months now. Prior ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    KPMG's Audit Committee Institute Offers Annual 'Ten To-Do's for Audit Committees in 2010'

    KPMG's Audit Committee Institute Offers Annual 'Ten To-Do's for Audit Committees in 2010'
    NEW YORK -- "Corporate audit committee members know they have a sizeable task in 2010 as they confront high shareholder expectations, new regulations and legislative reforms, and a tenuous economic recovery," said Mary Pat McCarthy, executive director of the Audit Committee Institute (ACI) and a Vice Chair of KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm. To help audit committees ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Thumbs Up on New SSARS Standard

    Thumbs Up on New SSARS Standard
    Don’t know if you’ve been following this story, but for the last few months, the AICPA has been working on a major revision to the standards for comp and review engagements. This is the biggest change to the standards since they were first written thirty years ago. I’ve been reading the new standards over the last couple of days, and I ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3