As the month of December progresses steadily towards the end of the year, many CFEs around the world are busy focusing on end of the year activities and holiday preparations. With all of the hustle and bustle, it is easy to forget that CFEs have an important duty they must also complete before December 31: voting for the 2019-2020 Board of Regents.Read More
Joanna Kardys-Stone is a CPA whose work focuses mostly on financial statement audits. She began her studies for the CFE Exam at the end of 2017 but got busy and distracted over the holidays. For Joanna, the 90-Day CFE Exam Challenge came at the perfect time for her to recommit to her goal.
Joanna earned her CFE credential in June, and she has some tips and advice to share with anyone else who is considering signing up for the challenge.Read More
We all know this well-worn concept: An organization’s reputation takes years to develop, but it can collapse overnight if it didn’t originally possess integrity from the top down. “It took 160 years for Siemens to build a reputation and only five minutes to ruin it,” said Dr. Andreas Pohlmann, the former chief compliance officer of Siemens, at the 29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference in June. A little ill-gotten profit means nothing if a business has to close its bank accounts when it goes belly up.Read More
There has been no shortage of discussion around the conflict surrounding multiple generations in the workforce. Though much of this has been reactionary and focused on the negative aspects of generations, the tides seem to be turning. More and more companies are talking about the benefits of the various generations they have in their workforce.Read More