Category Archives: Internal Controls

Corporations As Human Bodies


People too often characterize corporation as if they are some amorphous entity disconnected from humanity. This is a mistake. Corporations by their very essence are collections of people interacting with and impacting other groups of people.. People run them. People … Continue reading

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Check Patriot Act Controls For New FinCEN Rules Targeting North Korea Connected Transactions


Banks and other financial institutions need to review their current USA PATRIOT Act procedures and safeguards in response to an alert and a new final rule relating financial institutions published by the U.S. Department of the Treasury‚Äôs Financial Crimes Enforcement … Continue reading

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Reconstruct Records After a Disaster


Are you trying to help your business or family clean up the mess and recover from a hurricane, flood, fire or other disaster? Reconstructing records to prove a loss for tax purposes, getting federal assistance, or insurance reimbursement often is … Continue reading

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Hurricane Impacted Financial Institutions Tell FinCEN If BSA Reports Delayed


FINRA Reporting by Hurricane Impacted Financial Institutions
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Use Lessons Of Past Mistakes or Injustice To Build Better Future


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Improving Education To Better Train US Workers To Fill US Jobs


What can the US do to better train and educate our workforce to have skills to fill US jobs? Continue reading

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Leadership Starts & Ends At The Top


Business leaders expecting better ethical, legal and operational compliance and leadership achieve their goals easier when leaders lead by example.   Recent media coverage of sexual harassment and other transgressions by senior management at Fox News, Uber, Enron and a … Continue reading

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