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Travel Expense and Payroll Fraud Case Study


By Eric A. Kreuter |  Glenn D. Sacks  |  September 13, 2013

Travel expense and payroll fraud have become hot topics within both for profit and non-profit organizations.  Weaknesses in internal controls and greed both contribute to the ongoing problem of assets and profits being slowly siphoned from unwary organizations.  This case study illustrates what can happen, what can be done and what value can be added during and following the forensic engagement.

This article, “Travel Expense and Payroll Fraud Case Study”, was originally published in The Forensic Examiner, Fall 2013.

Reaping the Full Benefits of Intellectual Property


By Glenn D. Sacks  |  February 5, 2013

Intellectual Property (IP) accounts for nearly $6 trillion value added, roughly equal to 40 percent of US GDP. Moreover, IP is critical to our balance of trade, as goods from IP-intensive industries account for 60 percent of all U.S. exports. Given the jobs, exports and wage premiums those businesses support, many will say we must protect our IP from infringers in developing nations and elsewhere. But we must also protect our IP from ourselves.

This article was originally published in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, February 2013.

Empowering Intellectual Property


By Glenn D. Sacks  |  February 1, 2011

Intellectual property ("IP") is an untapped frontier in value creation. The problem is the basic tendency regarding IP, including patents, as the single, proprietary, closely guarded holding of the patent developer. That tendency is fundamental to the patent system – indeed, to all property rights, because at the root, we are talking about patent ownership.

See Steven and Glenn's article originally published in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, February 2011.