Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Fraud Prevention: Getting the Facts

Employee theft and customer fraud are issues for companies at all stages of growth, and there's no better way to consider what are apporpraite controls for your business than to hear the recommended best practices of the experts. If you're in Ottaw next Thursday, you might want to check out PWC's presentation to the National Capital Region Chapter of Financial Executives International Canada.

Kas Rehman of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP will discuss the the key components of an enterprise wide anti-fraud regime, including governance, fraud risk assessments, ethics, incident reporting mechanisms, communication, intelligence screening and remediation. This kind of overview is a great time-saving way to prime yourself on the subject.

Another option is to call Kas and beg for a copy of his slide deck. You can also try begging Howard Quon here in PWC's Toronto office.