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Document Type Master's Dissertation
Author Hattingh, Wendy
Email wendy.hattingh@gmail.com
URN etd-09302011-130657
Document Title A fraud auditing approach for the regulator to detect investment fraud schemes
Degree MPhil
Department Accounting
Supervisor
Advisor Name Title
Dr D du Plessis Supervisor
Keywords
  • investment manager
  • red flags
  • regulator
  • risk-based supervision onsite visits
  • fraud auditing
  • financial statement fraud
  • investment fraud schemes
Date 2011-09-06
Availability unrestricted
Abstract

Investment managers are entrusted with clients assets and should act with due care and diligence when dealing with it. The regulation of investment managers does not preclude the possibility that they can defraud their clients. The question posed by this research is whether the regulator can as part of its risk-based supervision methodology apply a fraud auditing approach to identify possible investment fraud schemes. The regulatory mandate and powers to pro-actively detect fraud is considered as well as the changes required to the regulatorís methodologies.

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Hattingh, W 2011, A fraud auditing approach for the regulator to detect investment fraud schemes, MPhil dissertation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, viewed yymmdd < http://upetd.up.ac.za/thesis/available/etd-09302011-130657 / >

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