Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection: Governance and Effective Practices



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

ISBN 978-1-118-61763-2
Hardcover, 301 PAGES

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