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Nexia Ebner Stolz

Doing Internal Audits and Investigations in India

In a glo­ba­li­zed environ­ment, its important to moni­tor the ope­ra­ti­ons of sub­si­dia­ries and busi­ness part­ners world­wide. Moni­to­ring ope­ra­ti­ons will also include having inde­pen­dent audits to vali­date if the poli­cies, pro­ce­du­res and inter­nal con­trols are imp­le­men­ted accor­ding glo­bal/regio­nal gui­de­li­nes.

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While these audits appear to be gene­ric in nature, they can help to identfy gaps and incon­sis­ten­cies in the busi­ness pro­cess and tran­sac­ti­ons and, the­reby, reduce the threats of poten­tial white col­lar crime.

With inor­ga­nic growth size­ably con­tri­bu­ting to glo­bal expan­si­ons, these audits are necessary check points to eva­luate the exis­tence of poten­tial frau­du­lent risks.

For all enter­pri­ses inves­ti­ga­ti­ons are a situa­tion of cri­sis. This even beco­mes more dif­fi­cult if this hap­pens in for­eign coun­tries. In this situa­tion it is essen­tial to con­s­i­der local regu­la­ti­ons, laws and cul­tu­ral dif­fe­ren­ces. These audits aim to pre­empt broa­der con­trol issues for appro­priate mana­ge­ment action and over­sight.

To deal with this chal­lenge it is of advan­tage if you have a part­ner who is able to com­bine for­eign with home coun­try expe­ri­ence. The Nexia Net­work is expe­ri­en­ced to con­duct inter­nal audits and inves­ti­ga­ti­ons in India with a practi­ced approach.

Our Webi­nar will show you in a struc­tu­red way, how to con­duct inter­nal audit and inves­ti­ga­ti­ons in India:

  • Plan and con­duct a focu­sed Inter­nal Audits in India
    - Deve­lop an audit plan con­s­i­de­ring typi­cal risk areas in India
    - Con­duct the audit and deal with cul­tu­ral dif­fe­ren­ces

  • From Inter­nal Audit to Inves­ti­ga­tion
    - Areas of Mis­con­duct
    - Spe­cial Red Flags in India

  • How to con­duct inter­nal Inves­ti­ga­ti­ons in India
    - Con­s­i­de­ring local regu­la­ti­ons
    - Get­ting rele­vant infor­ma­tion (from docu­ment col­lec­tion to e-dis­co­very)
    - Chal­len­ges in inter­views