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New Software Fights Small Business Fraud

Fraud prevention is one of the biggest challenges facing small businesses. Due to the lack of resources necessary to effectively protect themselves, small businesses lose nearly $630 billion to fraud each year and are almost twice as likely to experience internal fraud as larger organizations.

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  1. More Banks Expand Reach of Executive Pay Clawbacks

    Three more top banks, including Citigroup Inc. (C), will expand the reach of clawbacks for executive pay when things go wrong, increasing to six the number of leadin...

  2. Focus Is on Pay Clawbacks as Capital One Agrees to Disclose Amounts

    Three more top banks, including Citigroup Inc. (C), will expand the reach of clawbacks for executive pay when things go wrong, increasing to six the number of leadin...

  3. Ex-Deutsche Bank worker says was fired after speaking out: lawsuit

    A former employee sued Deutsche Bank AG on Wednesday, claiming he was fired for speaking out and accusing the bank of ignoring his concerns about its internal contro...

  4. SEC Charges Chinese Units Of Big Four Audit Firms

    The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday charged the Chinese affiliates of the big four American accounting firms with violating U.S. securities laws by refu...

  5. Obama Versus Romney on Financial Reform

    Americans have paid a heavy price for the financial crisis: massive losses to Americans' retirement portfolios, a collapse in residential real estate values and an u...

  6. CEOs Bypass the Enron Rule

    Remember when the heads of CEOs were supposed to roll when things went sour at their companies?A key part of the Sarbanes-Oxley law enacted to stop future scandals l...

  7. A Brief History of the SEC

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a federal agency that provides protection for investors and regulates the bulk of the securities industry -- inc...

  8. Is Dodd-Frank Obama’s Real Jobs Bill?

    Rep. Randy Neugebauer, (R-Texas), on the costly impact of the Dodd-Frank law and the many jobs created to enforce it.

  9. The Road to an IPO

    The IPO process is extremely complex. A company must abide by onerous regulations, such as the Securities Act of 1934 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. As a result, even t...

  10. Will Corzine’s ‘I Don’t Know’ Land Him in Legal Trouble?

    FBN’s Peter Barnes on why former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine’s ‘I don’t know where the money is’ may raise a legal red flag because of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act .

  11. Ron Paul Unveils Economic Plan to Cut Spending by $1T

    Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul unveiled his economic "Plan to Restore America" in Las Vegas Monday afternoon, calling for a lower corporate tax rate...

  12. OPINION: Blind Support of Overregulation Seems Irresponsible

    Since Barack Obama took office, $38 billion in new major regulations have been introduced, imposing an unprecedented burden on businesses, according to last month’s ...

  1. Ex-strategist can sue UBS as whistleblower: U.S. judge

    UBS AG lost a bid Tuesday to dismiss a whistle-blower lawsuit by a former commercial mortgage-backed securities strategist who said he was fired for refusing to publ...

  2. U.S. High Court to Hear Fidelity Case to Clarify Worker Protections

    The Supreme Court said Monday that it will consider the scope of whistleblower protections written into a 2002 federal law that encourages employees at public compan...

  3. High Court to Hear Fidelity Whistleblower Case

    In a case involving whistleblowers at Fidelity Investments, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether mutual fund employees are subject to the same...

  4. Former Enron CEO Skilling in deal to cut prison term

    Jeffrey Skilling, the former Enron Corp chief executive, could be freed from prison nearly a decade sooner than originally expected, under an agreement with federal ...

  5. Enron's Skilling reaches deal for shortened sentence

    Jeffrey Skilling, the convicted former Enron Corp chief executive, could be freed from prison a decade earlier than originally expected over his role in bringing dow...

  6. GE shareholders reject proposal to split chairman, CEO jobs

    General Electric Co shareholders rejected a proposal to split the roles of chairman and chief executive, jobs currently held by Jeff Immelt, GE said on Wednesday.The...

  7. Investing In China Like the Wild West?

    Securities attorney Andrew Stoltmann explains why you should be careful when investing in Chinese companies even if they are listed on American exchanges.

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