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Accounting irregularities and financial fraud

a corporate governance guide

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Published by Harcourt Professional Pub. in San Diego .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Corporations -- United States -- Accounting -- Corrupt practices,
    • Fraud,
    • Internal audit,
    • Corporate governance,
    • Audit committees,
    • Class actions (Civil procedure) -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Michael R. Young ; [Jack H. Nusbaum ... [et al.], contributors].
      ContributionsYoung, Michael R., Nusbaum, Jack H., Cuomo, Mario Matthew.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5686.C7 A3194 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 389 p.;
      Number of Pages389
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6901132M
      ISBN 100156069989
      LC Control Number00711778
      OCLC/WorldCa43559681

      Accounting scandals are business scandals which arise from intentional manipulation of financial statements with the disclosure of financial misdeeds by trusted executives of corporations or governments. Such misdeeds typically involve complex methods for misusing or misdirecting funds, overstating revenues. Accounting irregularities are at the heart of those kinds of frauds that hit financial statements and include misstatement, misclassification as well as misrepresentation. In essence, they involve manipulation of accounting data, description or disclosure in order to distort the true financial picture of the organization in question. This book provides an in-depth practical reference, .

        The task force has about 12 staffers, both lawyers and accountants. Its objective is to improve our ability to detect and prevent financial statement and other accounting fraud. It will be devoted to developing state-of-the-art methodologies that better uncover accounting fraud and incubating cases that will then be handled by other groups.   Financial statement fraud can surface in many different forms, although once deceptive accounting practices are initiated, various Author: Arthur Pinkasovitch.

      Table of Contents for Accounting irregularities in financial statements: a definitive guide for litigators, auditors, and fraud investigators / by Benny .   South African retailer Steinhoff said an independent report had found it had overstated profits over several years in a $ billion accounting fraud involving a small group of top executives and.


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Book Description Accounting irregularities are at the heart of those kinds of frauds that hit financial statements and include misstatement, misclassification as well as misrepresentation.

An indispensable 'how-to' book on dealing with, and preventing, a professional disaster. It teaches the origins of accounting irregularities, how fraud goes undetected, what to do when problems.

Accounting Irregularities and Financial Fraud: A Corporate Governance Guide Michael R. Young, Jack H. Nusbaum Toolkit Media Group, Oct 1, - Business & Economics. Accounting Irregularities and Financial Fraud by Michael R. Young,Jack H. Nusbaum Book Resume: An indispensable 'how-to' book on dealing with, and preventing, a professional disaster.

It teaches the origins of accounting irregularities, how fraud goes undetected, what to do when problems surface, and how to prevent inconsistencies. In the wake of highly publicized allegations of accounting irregularities and fraudulent financial reporting that are shaking up today's corporate community, Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection provides a step-by-step guide to how these crises can envelop a company and how to prevent them from happening in the first by: 2.

Accounting Irregularities in Financial Statements: A Definitive Guide for Litigators, Auditors, and Fraud Investigators. Accounting irregularities are at the heart of those kinds of frauds that hit financial statements and include misstatement, misclassification as well as misrepresentation.

Less obvious to some, perhaps, is the resurgence of regulatory interest in accounting and fraud irregularities. Save for later While fraud matters occurring at companies such as Enron and WorldCom may seem like turn-of-the-century relics, recent actions and statements from the US Securities and Exchange Commission suggest they are again interested in financial accounting reporting matters.

MICHAEL R. YOUNG is an internationally recognized expert on the causes and prevention of fraudulent financial reporting. He is the author of the Financial Reporting Handbook and Accounting Irregularities and Financial Fraud and has been recognized by Accounting Today as one of the top most influential people in accounting.

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While there have been periods of time during which the SEC focused on financial fraud, there are also intervals when other issues are more prominent, like the most recent financial crisis. Get this from a library. Accounting irregularities and financial fraud: a corporate governance guide.

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Get this from a library. Accounting irregularities and financial fraud: a corporate governance guide. [Michael R Young; Jack H Nusbaum; et al]. When fraud is discovered with a business, the initial response is “how could that have happened.

The cost of fraud to business today is increasing as the level of concern among professional. However, in chapter one of this project, we will talk on the impacts of auditing in controlling fraud and other financial irregularities. with accounting irregularities.

A technical difference exists in that with fraud, it must be shown that a reader of financial statements that contain intentional and material misstatements must have used those financial statements to his or her detriment. In this book, accounting. South Africa Steinhoff: Skeletons emerge as allegations of accounting fraud and other financial irregularities come to lightAuthor: Moneyweb.

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It involves an employee, account or the organization itself and is misleading to investors and shareholders. A company can falsify its financial statements by overstating its revenue or assets, Author: Steven Nickolas.In his book “Accounting Irregularities and Financial Fraud: A Corporate Governance Guide,” Michael R.

Young points out the principle characteristics of fraudulent financial reporting. “Rather than starting with dishonesty, fraudulent financial reporting starts with a certain kind of environment in which two things are present,” he says.