Office Snapshots: ACL Services Offices – Vancouver

SSDG Interiors designed the offices for software technology company ACL Services, located in Vancouver, Canada. (Office Snapshots, December 13, 2017)

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The Many Ways of Deception – Not Just through Banks

Anti-money laundering measures are heavily weighted toward the financial sector, but most criminals have figured this out, and are turning to alternative—and often highly creative—ways to “legitimize” funds. (Corporate Compliance Insights, December 13, 2017)

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Despite the blockchain, cryptocurrencies still carry fraud risk

Cryptocurrencies, in theory, should be fraud-proof. But that did not stop two Canadians from creating a new cryptocurrency to defraud millions from investors, according to the SEC. (Payments Source, December 11, 2017)

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Forty under 40 winner 2017: Dan Zitting, Chief product officer, ACL Services, Age 36

Business in Vancouver profiles ACL’s own Dan Zitting as one of the Top 40 under 40 up-and-coming young business leaders in Vancouver. (Business in Vancouver, December 5, 2017)

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Reducing the Risk of Fraud in Financial Systems

The risk of fraud should be considered when designing controls throughout financial and business processes – however, there are several reasons to look beyond the traditional approaches to preventing and detecting fraud. (Daily Financial Executives, November 28, 2017)

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Opinion: How to turn stress into strength with an antifragile mindset

The term antifragile gained popularity after Nassim Nicholas Taleb published the book Antifragility: Things That Gain From Disorder in 2012. Taleb explored the impact of stress and how it sometimes creates favourable situations. For example, downturns in the stock market help investors, and muscle fibres repair during weightlifting to create hypertrophy. (BC Business, November 28, 2017)

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Simple Fraud Analytics in Accounts Payable

There is a lot of talk about Artificial Intelligent (AI) and unstructured data and how this will identify fraud and make life easier for financial monitoring, internal control and audit. This all sounds great, but we are not even making use of the structured data we have and some basic analysis techniques. How then can we jump to AI and obtain reliable, understandable, actionable results? (David Coderre, CAATS President, November 23, 2017)

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Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women Revealed

The Women’s Executive Network released its annual list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women this week and recognized some notable names in the country’s technology industry. (Techvibes, November 23, 2017)

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ACL Platform brings constant monitoring to risk management teams

With a nod to International Fraud Awareness Week, ACL’s Fall ‘17 software release is designed to bring complete data automation to enterprise governance and risk management. (GRC & Fraud Software Journal, November 21, 2017)

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Elevating Vancouver’s Tech Scene Through Mentorship

With Amazon’s announcement of a new office to be established in Vancouver and another 1,000 open jobs to fill, the conversation around our city becoming a technology hub on a global scale has been reignited. (Techvibes, November 21, 2017)

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