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Fraud & forensic services

RSM offers Fraud and forensic services

Fraud and Forensic Services

Fraud, bribery, corruption (and improper conduct) control through risk mitigation and fraud and security crisis management will minimise reputation harm and reduce loss.


This applies to all organisations from SMEs to multi-nationals, and often involves a ‘fit-for-purpose’ or proportionate customised approach to suit your business needs.

RSM's Fraud & Forensic Services:

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Better practice fraud and corruption control guide AS 8001 in final draft for imminent release

21 July 2020
Many who have responsibility for fraud and corruption control within their business (whether private or public sector) will know of the better practice guidance from the Australia Standard AS 8001 Fraud and Corruption Control.

Real estate organisations are a new target as cyberthreats continue to grow

25 May 2020
With the magnitude of security and data breach cases highlighted regularly in the media, most executives of real estate companies are aware that they will likely become a victim of a cyberattack.

Is COVID-19 an excuse to forgo forensic due diligence or integrity checks?

20 April 2020
In the wake of these ever-changing times it is quite natural for businesses and individuals to focus more on survival. This includes staff retainment rather than paying attention to protective control measures including conducting forensic due diligence checks.

COVID-19 Anti-fraud and corruption toolkit for business

27 March 2020
An important COVID-19 fraud update from the Fraud & Forensic Services team at RSM 

South Pacific and Asia Conference 2020 (SOPAC®)

2 March 2020
Darren Booth, National Head of Security and Privacy Risk Services at RSM Australia, will be presenting at the upcoming South Pacific and Asia Conference 2020 (SOPAC®) on 'The latest news in cyber security'. This presentation will cover the following:

Whistleblower reporting and protection for your business

28 January 2020
There are now legal requirements for companies to have whistleblower avenues in place and ensure whistleblower protection when receiving, managing and investigating reports, which bring companies up-to-date and beyond the whistleblower requirements for the public sector.

Top of mind Cyber Security concerns for the financial services industry

26 September 2019
Cyber attacks and data breaches are now commonplace in financial services, more so than in any other industry and becoming the number-one risk concern for executives and directors.  

Should auditors be responsible for detecting fraud?

11 June 2018
An auditor is a watchdog, not a bloodhound...

Fraud & Forensics - the 'must knows' for business leaders

23 May 2018
This month, Roger Darvall-Stevens, Partner and National Head of Fraud & Forensic Services at RSM, is featured in Financier Worldwide’s Corporate Fraud & Corruption Annual Review. In the feature, he talks about regulatory developments in Australia, fraud & corruption risks and offers advice to businesses on how to mitigate t

Political bid to restore confidence in Murray Darling Basin Authority

1 August 2017
Farmers need greater clarity around what constitutes ‘appropriate compliance’ with Murray Darling Basin Authority water use regulations, before the findings of a badly needed review initiated by the Turnbull government are made public later this year, warns RSM Australia.

Unleash the power of whistleblowers in war on fraud

8 May 2017
Rather than putting a black mark against them, Australian firms should recognise the power of whistleblowers as an early warning system in the fight against fraud and corruption.

How to combat the growing threat of foreign bribery and corruption

8 November 2016
What is best practice and where do Australian companies currently rate?

Our services to the local government sector

10 October 2016
RSM has a long history, both in Australia and overseas, of providing a wide range of value added services to local government.

Ultranet Operation Dunham

31 March 2016
RSM’s Fraud and Forensic Services’ Roger Darvall-Stevens and Probity Adviser Michael Shatter share their thoughts on the public examinations of Operation Dunham, Victoria’s Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission’s (IBAC) investigation into the Department of Education and Training’s $180 million Ultranet project.

C-Suite's dirty little fraud secret

25 August 2015
Fraud by CEOs, CFOs and others in the ‘C-suite’ is a dirty little secret which is rarely discussed but happens with disturbing regularity. It is one of those once in a lifetime events that seem to happen regularly!

Government entities: corruption risk management and an integrity framework

15 July 2015
Government (at the Commonwealth, state or territory, local levels with municipal councils, and agencies and other government entities) has been leading the way in mitigating the risks of fraud, bribery, corruption and improper conduct.

RSM's fraud and forensic capability strengthened with senior appointment

16 January 2015
RSM, one of the largest mid-tier accounting firms in Australia, has strengthened its fraud and forensic capability with the appointment of Roger Darvall-Stevens as Partner in the Melbourne Audit and Assurance practice.