Can Auditors Be Trusted To Detect Fraud?

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This article “Can Auditors Be Trusted To Detect Fraud?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 01 Sep 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The simple answer is no. So, caveat emptor
As long as there is money to be made, dishonest businessmen have tried every conceivable means to …

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Lessons From The Sabana Reit Saga

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Lessons From The Sabana Reit Saga” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 08 May 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The way Reits are structured makes it hard for unit holders to tackle issues with manager
As an asset class, real estate investment trusts …

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Reits Free To Set Fees But Must Justify Them

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Reits Free To Set Fees But Must Justify Them” by Jacqueline Woo was first published in The Straits Times on 03 Jul 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

MAS relents in that area, will go ahead with other rules to give investors more protection
Most of the …

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