Yalancının pokeri o çarpıcı çılgın yılların doruğuna çıkıyor ve sahne arkasında Amerikan iş dünyasının özgün vefırtınalı görünümü yer alıyor. Salomon Brothers'ın 41. kattaki işlem salonunun öğrenci birliklerindeki dostluğu andıran beraberliğinden, hırslı genç adamların blöf ve aldatmacayla dolu, yüksek oynanan bir oyunda her şeyi riske atmalarına neden olan vurguncu güdüsüne uzanıyor.
History of Greed: Financial Fraud
From the earliest financial scams of the seventeenth century, through the headline-grabbing Wall Street scandals of our times, History of Greed provides a comprehensive history of financial fraud. In it, David E. Y. Sarna exposes the true and often riveting stories of how both naïve and sophisticated investors alike were fooled by unscrupulous entrepreneurs, lawyers, hedge fund managers, CPAs, Texas billionaires, political fundraisers, music managers, financial advisers, and even former Mossad agents..
The Wizard of Lies
A true-life financial thriller, The Wizard of Lies contrasts Madoff's remarkable rise on Wall Street with dramatic scenes from his accelerating slide toward self-destruction. It is also the most complete account of the heartbreaking personal disasters and landmark legal battles triggered by Madoff's downfall―the suicides, business failures, fractured families, shuttered charities―and the clear lessons this timeless scandal offers to Washington, Wall Street, and Main Street.
Audit and Accountancy Pitfalls
Avoiding Audit Pitfalls offers real case studies covering a comprehensive range of challenges and mistakes that any accountant can make during the course of their career. Focusing on everyday mistakes and failures common to auditors in all territories worldwide, the book will cover audit failures that have led to fraud going undetected as well as failure to accurately assess a firm's ability to continue. This book will appeal not only to general accountants and auditors but also to forensic accountant, and students in the field.
Confidence Games: Lawyers, Accountants and Tax Shelters Industry
For ten boom-powered years at the turn of the twenty-first century, some of America's most prominent law and accounting firms created and marketed products that enabled the very rich -- including newly minted dot-com millionaires -- to avoid paying their fair share of taxes by claiming benefits not recognized by law. These abusive domestic tax shelters bore such exotic names as BOSS, BLIPS, and COBRA and were developed by such prestigious firms as KPMG and Ernst & Young.