Financial Statement Fraud: Prevention and Detection

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Wiley, Sep 28, 2009 - Business & Economics - 332 pages
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Practical examples, sample reports, best practices and recommendations to help you deter, detect, and prevent financial statement fraud

Financial statement fraud (FSF) continues to be a major challenge for organizations worldwide. Financial Statement Fraud: Prevention and Detection, Second Edition is a superior reference providing you with an up-to-date understanding of financial statement fraud, including its deterrence, prevention, and early detection.

You will find

  • A clear description of roles and responsibilities of all those involved in corporate governance and the financial reporting process to improve the quality, reliability and transparency of financial information.
  • Sample reports, examples, and documents that promote a real-world understanding of incentives, opportunities, and rationalizations
  • Emerging corporate governance reforms in the post-SOX era, including provisions of the SOX Act, global regulations and best practices, ethical considerations, and corporate governance principles
  • Practical examples and real-world "how did this happen" discussions that provide valuable insight for corporate directors and executives, auditors, managers, supervisory personnel and other professionals saddled with anti-fraud responsibilities
  • Expert advice from the author of Corporate Governance and Ethics and coauthor of the forthcoming Wiley textbook, White Collar Crime, Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics

Financial Statement Fraud, Second Edition contains recommendations from the SEC Advisory Committee to reduce the complexity of the financial reporting process and improving the quality of financial reports.

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About the author (2009)

Zabihollah Rezaee, PhD, CPA, CFE, CIA, CGFM, CMA, is the Thompson-Hill Chair of Excellence and Professor of Accountancy at the University of Memphis and served a two-year term on the Standing Advisory Group (SAG) of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). He has published over 175 articles in a variety of accounting and business journals and six books, including Corporate Governance and Ethics (Wiley).

Richard Riley, PhD, CPA, CFE, is a Louis F. Tanner Distinguished Professor of Public Accounting at West Virginia University. He was recognized as the 2008 ACFE Educator of the Year and by the American Accounting Association in 2009 for his innovations in accounting education. He is a forensic accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner who has developed and implemented educational programs for the United States National Institute of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service. In addition to his distinguished academic career, he was employed as a senior accountant in the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche.

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