Tag Archives: fraud

Reports of Fraud Increase, Whistleblowing Study Finds

Furtive Phone Call

A recent annual study on emerging best practices for hotlines to address organizational misconduct found some thought-provoking trends for those interested in corporate governance. Most U.S. public companies, some of whom are motivated by the SEC’s bounty program, but also … Continue reading →

Podcast: Avoid Becoming the Victim of Fraud

WillisWire Podcasts

In the third and final podcast in WillisWire’s series on fraud risk, a panel of leading experts discuss what companies can do to protect themselves from fraud. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (3.4MB) Continue reading →

5 Financial News Stories You May Have Missed: Certifiable

5 Financial News Stories

This week: The Supreme Court, SEC, fraud statute of limitations, class actions, vanishing small banks, and Henry V. Continue reading →

Horsemeat Contamination in the Supply Chain

The horsemeat food scandal in the UK underscores the need for supply chain insurance products which provide adequate protection for quality issues. Continue reading →

JOBS Act Update: Penny Stock, Pound Foolish

Penny Wise

Last month, the SEC brought its first charges of securities fraud and an order to halt sales of the stock of a JOBS Act-traded company, Caribbean Pacific Marketing. Continue reading →

SFO to “Vigorously Pursue” Investors Who Benefit From Illegal Company Dividends

A warning issued by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) yesterday has left investors quaking in their boots. As reported in the Financial Times today, the SFO has for the first time won a Civil Recovery Order under The Proceeds … Continue reading →

5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed – Run-on Sentences

Below are news stories from the week that were easy to miss, but may have some lasting impact -- featuring Galleon, Lloyd's, Madoff, Goldman, and LaSalle Bank. Continue reading →

5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed — And a Rogues Gallery

We've rounded up the top five recent news stories on the world of banking that were easy to miss, but may have some lasting impact. Continue reading →