What lies beneath – a take on corruption in BRICS nations

Countries everywhere are facing a grueling task of fighting corruption. BRICS nations, which are Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are no different. As emerging economies, their approach to achieve high growth can be marred by endemic risks such as fraud, bribery, corruption and cybercrime. However, they need to leverage their strengths, seize opportunities as they focus on … More What lies beneath – a take on corruption in BRICS nations

Cybercrime threats leading to increased investment in forensic data analytics

In today’s digital world, there are rapidly expanding opportunities for innovation and growth. Unfortunately, these new opportunities have also brought new fraud risks in the forms of cybercrime and internal threat. Our Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey 2016, Shifting into high gear: mitigating risks and demonstrating returns, revealed that risks such as such as internal fraud, … More Cybercrime threats leading to increased investment in forensic data analytics

Profitability or integrity? Why not both?

Growth and profitability have been at the crux of the corporate agenda and defined the way businesses function. Companies have nevertheless encountered challenges while trying to achieve these goals, which have inevitably required them to sometimes ‘work around the way of the land’. For instance, it is a common concern that in certain regions or … More Profitability or integrity? Why not both?

Unmasking India’s NPA issues – can the banking sector overcome this phase?

The banking and financial services sector has weathered many storms since the global slowdown. But recent news around increasing stressed assets and instances of bribery and corruption has highlighted the risks faced by the sector in India. To understand its impact, our team conducted a survey to decode the reasons and challenges around the rising Non Performing … More Unmasking India’s NPA issues – can the banking sector overcome this phase?

EYPerspecTV – Interview with Vinod Rai (Part 2)

In our last segment of EYPerspecTV with Mr. Vinod Rai, former Chairman of United Nations Panel of External Auditors and 11th Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, we discussed the new Companies Act 2013 and debated on the role of whistle-blowing in India. In the second segment of this three part series, Mr. Rai gives guidance to private … More EYPerspecTV – Interview with Vinod Rai (Part 2)

EYPerspecTV – Interview with Vinod Rai (Part 1)

In our first segment of EYPerspecTV, Mr. Vinod Rai, former Chairman of United Nations Panel of External Auditors and 11th Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India shares his thoughts on various topics impacting today’s business environment. The first of the three part series of videos, Mr. Rai discusses his views on compliance and whistle-blowing with us.

‘Fraud buster’ series – Managing the complexities of employee frauds

Our last post on ‘Fraud buster series – Dealing with employee frauds’ covered some of the reasons for employees to be involved in fraudulent activities. In continuation with the same theme, the focus will now be on how companies are increasingly getting exposed to such fraud risks. If you think that an employee is a … More ‘Fraud buster’ series – Managing the complexities of employee frauds