Sunday, January 18, 2009

S. Srinivasan - Videos


Checks and balances in brick-and-mortar companies

Audit professional should understand the client's business

Things that CAs often take for granted

Corporates operate in a corrupt environment


Frauds generally start in a small way

Software companies can follow best practices of the manufacturing sector

Motivations for financial engineering

External and internal audit reports are not studied and acted upon

Intangibleness in service business offers scope for fraud

Inherent inhibition of auditors to know more about software business


Ethical degradation both in the business and profession

How independent are the independent directors

Can independent directors prove he has tried to do his best


Auditors who are unjustifiably removed need a forum

Can independent directors prove he has tried to do his best


Media has to be proactive with regard to corporate governance

Does studying the balance sheet help


Scope for fraud in so-called inorganic growth


Pattern analysis of listed companies can bring up surprises

CAs in employment come under a lot of pressure

Accountants may unknowingly be dealing with fudged documents

How do business leaders keep track of two sets of numbers

Quick penal action will send the right signals to the corporate world


Confession by Raju seems well-orchestrated, considering the SEC angle

High level of taxation on enterprises

What advantages do small audit firms bring to the table

Mock due diligence can bring hidden frauds to light

Do external auditors effectively use the work of internal auditors

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