Executive Roadmap to Fraud Prevention and Internal Control : Creating a Culture of Compliance

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/10/2012
  • Publisher: Wiley
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How-to, authoritative guidance for creating a best-in-class fraud prevention and compliance program in any organization Now in a Second Edition, this practical book helps corporate executives and managers understand the full ramifications of good corporate governance and compliance. It covers best practices for establishing a unit to protect the financial integrity of a business; theories and models on how and why fraud occurs in an organization; importance of strong internal controls; major compliance and corporate governance initiatives and milestones since 1985; and more. Complete coverage includes implementation guidance for a robust fraud prevention and compliance program, including sample policies, best practice examples, and a 14-point management antifraud program. Covers fraud risk assessment and prevention guidance Looks at global risk issues, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act Examines amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Crime Discusses Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Provisions Explores enterprise risk management key program elements Offers coverage of how fraud and compliance failures contributed to the financial crisis Includes enhanced principles for fraud data mining Presents new cases, checklists and real-world examples, expanded international coverage, and the latest technological tools Shows executives and managers what their responsibilities are regarding fraud prevention, internal controls, and compliance Provides an instructors website, including a test bank Other titles by Biegelman: Building a World-Class Compliance Program and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Guidebook Completely revised and updated, Executive Roadmap to Fraud Prevention and Internal Control, Second Edition is every managers best resource for understanding all the complex issues and responsibilities associated with fraud and compliance.

Author Biography

Martin T. Biegelman, CFE, CCEP, has been fighting fraud and corruption for more than thirty-five years in various roles in law enforcement, consulting, and the corporate sector. He is currently a Director in the Global Investigations and Compliance Practice at Navigant Consulting. He previously served as Director of Financial Integrity at Microsoft Corporation.

Joel T. Bartow, CFE, CPP, is Operations Director for IntegriGuard, LLC. Mr. Bartow has over twenty-five years of experience in fraud and security investigations as an FBI Special Agent and in the private sector, where he developed successful fraud prevention programs.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Editionp. xiii
Foreword to the First Editionp. xvii
Prefacep. xxi
Acknowledgmentsp. xxvii
Fraud's Feeding Frenzyp. 1
Fraud Theory and Preventionp. 23
The Path to Greater Corporate Compliance, Accountability, and Ethical Conduct: COSO to Sarbanes-Oxleyp. 47
The Path to Greater Corporate Compliance, Accountability, and Ethical Conduct: SAS 99 to the 2010 Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizationsp. 81
Internal Controls and Antifraud Programsp. 105
Financial Statement Fraudp. 133
Internal Fraud: Protecting a Companyp. 157
Former Fraudster and New Manp. 171
External Schemes and Scams: The Rest of the Fraud Storyp. 185
Not Too Rig to Failp. 205
Designing a Robust Fraud Prevention Programp. 231
Whistleblowers and Hotlinesp. 255
Time to Do Background Checksp. 287
Training, Training, and More Trainingp. 307
Global Fraud and Corruption Riskp. 329
The Feds Are Watching: What to Know and Do Nowp. 349
A Fraud Prevention Culture That Worksp. 371
Appendix ACFE Fraud Prevention Checklistp. 391
About the Authorsp. 395
Indexp. 399
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