Zuma scandal in South Africa is latest example of high-level corruption

Zuma scandal in South Africa is latest example of high-level corruption

Last week, South African President Jacob Zuma resigned in a late-night address to the country. This week, politicians and pundits continue to reflect on what led to his downfall – which, even in the midst of scandal, never seemed certain.

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Finding opportunities of potential weaknesses with investigative research

Finding opportunities of potential weaknesses with investigative research

In business, having the critical information you need can mean the difference between success and failure. When it comes to investigative research, trained experts can uncover facts that help you make the right decisions; and, conversely, save your organisation from making costly mistakes.

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Former auditor blows the whistle on Ernst & Young over gold company

Former auditor blows the whistle on Ernst & Young over gold company

Another egregious case of alleged corruption has rocked the fraud world. A whistleblower accuses Ernst & Young, one of the venerated “Big Four” accounting firms, of “unlawful, unprofessional, and unethical” behaviour for its audit of a Dubai gold company.

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A few ways forensic accounting combats financial threats

A few ways forensic accounting combats financial threats

Forensic accountants are experts with a unique set of training and skills. “Forensic” means suitable for use in court, and forensic accounting is a specialty practice area of accounting that deals with engagements and investigations where disputes or litigation are anticipated.

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Fighting corruption in Mexico: Government is part of the problem

Fighting corruption in Mexico: Government is part of the problem

While many countries and their leaders are making strides against fraud and corruption, some national governments can’t seem to get out of their own way. Such appears to be the case right now in Mexico, where the Mexican government is accused of blocking its own anti-corruption initiatives that were launched earlier this year.

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Rio de Janeiro law demonstrates compliance is a cutting-edge issue

Rio de Janeiro law demonstrates compliance is a cutting-edge issue

More evidence that compliance is a defining issue: A new rule requires any companies doing business with the state of Rio de Janeiro to implement an integrity program.

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