Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection: Governance and Effective Practices

  Financial Fraud Prevention

By Michael R. Young 




Financial fraud can be devastating to a company on so many levels. This book provides a step-by-step guide exploring how to prevent and detect financial fraud with concrete, practical advice that is action-oriented.

This book:

Provides a blueprint for fraud prevention and detection

Presents step-by-step guidance on managing the threat of accounting fraud

Prepares you for the possibility of accounting irregularities

Answers the question of how accounting fraud starts — and grows

With solid strategies for preventing of accounting fraud, as well as a process to follow when fraud has been discovered, Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection vividly explores the corporate environment that causes fraud, how it spreads, the crises it can create for a company and the best responses.

Product Details:
Copyright 2014
Hardcover, 301 Pages
John Wiley & Sons

Table of Contents:


PART I: Origin

Chapter 1: The Origin of Financial Fraud

Chapter 2: The Path to Corruption

Part II: Prevention

Chapter 3: From Treadway to Sarbanes-Oxley

Chapter 4: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Chapter 5: The Audit Committee

Chapter 6: In the Crosshairs: The Chief Executive Officer

Chapter 7: Detection and Its Aftermath

Chapter 8: Investigating Financial Fraud: Objectives and Approach

Chapter 9: Finding the False Numbers

Chapter 10: Getting a New Audit Report on the Financial Statements

Chapter 11: The Securities and Exchange Commission

Chapter 12: Criminal Investigations

Chapter 13: Class Action Lawsuits

Part IV: The Future

Chapter 14: The Future of Financial Reporting