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ANTI-FRAUD SPENDING GROWING FROM LOW BASE – BUT LACK OF RISK ASSESSMENTS IMPEDES EFFORT

…from global accountancy giant PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers). And while this is welcome, PwC data said that 18% of organisations (including companies and public sector entities) did not know how many cyber…

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FRAUD INVESTIGATORS OFFERED AN ARRAY OF STATISTICAL REPORTS – BUT HOW USEFUL ARE THEY?

…January. The three other ‘big four’ accountancy firm E&Y, Deloitte and PwC also produce their own fraud reports with statistics and analysis. E&Y’s Global Fraud Survey is particularly well-known with…

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ACCOUNTANCY PROFESSION UNDER THREAT FROM MACHINES, SAY SUSSKINDS

…association Accountancy Europe, the title drawn from the father-and-son team’s 2015 book.   In its pages, the Susskinds argue that traditional professional work is declining as it is less and…

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DERISKING CONTINUES, ALTHOUGH AML BODIES ARE PRESSING BANKS TO BE MORE CAUTIOUS

…partner in Mazars, one of the UK’s largest accountancy firms and an international specialist in audit, tax and advisory services. “Generally it’s a commercial decision for the bank as to…

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SOUTH AFRICA SHOULD BE MORE RESPONSIBLE WITH PUBLIC MONEY, SAYS AUDITOR GENERAL WHO DOES NOT PULL HIS PUNCHES

…government representatives, universities, the media and the chartered accountancy profession. This February (2017), he was the keynote speaker at the ACCA Seventh Global Public Sector Conference in Johannesburg, another platform…

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EGYPT NEEDS QUALITY ACCOUNTANTS AS COUNTRY’S ECONOMY WRESTLES WITH STRUCTURAL CHANGE

The Egyptian uprising of January 2011, has – regrettably – put the country’s accountancy sector on the back-foot, says Hazem Hassan, chairman of the Egyptian Society of Accountants and Auditors…

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TTIP – IS TRANS-ATLANTIC TRADE DEAL DOOMED?

…prove accurate, a potential TTIP-linked mutual recognition agreement (MRA) for regulated professions, including auditing, would go begging. Director of industry association Accountancy Europe Petra Weymüller told Accounting & Business: “So…

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MALAYSIA AEROTROPOLIS MOVES FORWARD UNDERPINNED BY STRATEGIC AND DETAILED BLUEPRINT

…well as fuelling Malaysian GDP and job growth. An economic impact analysis by global accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) estimated the project would contribute Malaysian Ringgit MYR30 billion (USD6.8 billion) to…

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CENTRAL BANK THEFT – CASINO REPERCUSSIONS: THE PHILIPPINES – STORY UPDATE

…aftermath, but what has been released to the public has all been general recommendations only,” said Joel L Tan-Torres, the chairman of the Philippines’ Board of Accountancy of the Professional…

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THE DARK NET: AN ENABLER OF ILLEGAL FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY

…those in the finance or accountancy profession an attractive target to criminals seeking to use the dark web to monetise a valuable data asset.” He added: “With the move to…

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