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www.businesstoday.in
February 19, 2009
Just as Satyam has dented the image of the Indian IT industry, Price waterhouse Coopers, the auditing firm, has sullied the fair name of the accounting profession (BT cover, February 22).


www.businesstoday.in
February 19, 2009
Mutual Funds’ sale and purchase of Satyam shares in the last two months reveals an interesting pattern.


www.businesstoday.in
February 19, 2009
More and more Asian companies are sponsoring sporting events, clubs and teams in “First World” countries.


Rachna M. Koppikar
February 5, 2009
If auditors are happy being watchdogs, then forensic accountants are the ones who go out and sniff out fraud. Rachna M. Koppikar goes into the details. Inside the secret world of auditingThe big 4Big cheese Vs small frySome don’t like it bigThe problem within


Anand Adhikari
February 5, 2009
When the bulk of the auditing work involves junior auditors, trouble can’t be too far behind.


www.businesstoday.in
February 5, 2009
Their collective size is equivalent to that of a mid-level Indian corporation. Yet, the big four auditing firms— EY, PwC, KPMG, Deloitte Tuche Thmatsu— have a crucial role in policing the bookkeepers of India Inc. Big cheese Vs small frySome don’t like it bigThe problem withinThe bloodhounds of bookkeepingInside the secret world of auditing


Suman Layak & Puja Mehra
February 5, 2009
Business Today takes a peek into the inscrutable Indian operations of the global Big Four. Do they deserve the flak they’ve come in for in the wake of the Satyam fraud? Yes and no. Suman Layak & Puja Mehra go into the details. The big 4Big cheese Vs small frySome don’t like it bigThe problem withinThe bloodhounds of bookkeeping


Rohit Saran
February 22, 2009
When a large-scale robbery takes place, the first reaction of the public is not of cursing the robber, but that of blaming the police. How did the police not have a whiff of the theft?


Rishi Joshi
February 5, 2009
Despite its troubles, several leading corporate houses are keen to snap up Satyam.


E. Kumar Sharma
February 5, 2009
When the government deputed a team of ace management professionals to take over charge at Satyam Computer after Founder B. Ramalinga Raju revealed his fraud, little did they know what awaited them.


Puja Mehra
February 5, 2009
The failure of Satyam’s independent directors has exposed the ineffectiveness of the policy.


www.businesstoday.in
January 22, 2009
“The auditors will have to be independent. That’s why they are called independent directors. They should not be under the thumb of the management”


Anand Adhikari
January 20, 2009
It’s perhaps India Inc’s worst-kept secret— promoters siphoning out cash from their companies’ operations. Here’s how they do it. Anand Adhikari goes into the details. 'There is some connivance in Satyam fraud' Satyam fraud shameful: Prem Chand Gupta  The great Satyam robberyLiving on the (pl)edgeThe maze that is MaytasOn the trail of fraudConfessions of auditorsAudit: Elusive independence'With XBRL, you can’t hide'When your boss does you inStruck by scams, stuck with stockFooling the shareholdersRipple effect


Clifford Alvares
January 20, 2009
The Satyam scandal does no favours for the IT services sector and for overall investor sentiment.


E. Kumar Sharma
January 20, 2009
Is the Rs 7,000-crore fraud that B. Ramalinga Raju resorted to an accounting scam—done to prop up valuations of the IT giant—or was the promoter siphoning out money from a fundamentally sound company? E. Kumar Sharma finds out. 'There is some connivance in Satyam fraud' Satyam fraud shameful: Prem Chand Gupta  How funds are siphonedLiving on the pledge


Puja Mehra
January 20, 2009
Satyam’s auditors and independent directors failed to catch on to Raju’s scam. Auditors Pavan Kumar Vijay and R. Ramakrishnan, working with BT, show how dodgy numbers were ignored all along. Puja Mehra reports.  'There is some connivance in Satyam fraud' Satyam fraud shameful: Prem Chand Gupta  The great Satyam robberyHow funds are siphonedThe maze that is MaytasLiving on the (pl)edgeConfessions of auditorsAudit: Elusive independence'With XBRL, you can’t hide'When your boss does you inStruck by scams, stuck with stockFooling the shareholdersRipple effect


E. Kumar Sharma
January 20, 2009
Ramalinga Raju began his entrepreneurial journey in software way back in 1987. He was a meticulous strategist who was fuelled by a burning desire to make it big. He didn’t know where and when to stop. E. Kumar Sharma reports.  'There is some connivance in Satyam fraud' Satyam fraud shameful: Prem Chand Gupta  The great Satyam robberyHow funds are siphonedOn the trail of fraudThe maze that is MaytasLiving on the (pl)edgeConfessions of auditorsAudit: Elusive independence'With XBRL, you can’t hide'When your boss does you inStruck by scams, stuck with stockFooling the shareholdersRipple effect


Virendra Verma & Rachna Monga
January 20, 2009
Few Indian promoters could conjure up a fraud of the magnitude that Ramalinga Raju has. Like Raju, however, a clutch of Indian promoters face a real danger of losing control over their companies, courtesy their pledging gambit. Virendra Verma & Rachna Monga report. 'There is some connivance in Satyam fraud' Satyam fraud shameful: Prem Chand Gupta  The great Satyam robberyHow funds are siphonedThe maze that is MaytasOn the trail of fraudConfessions of auditorsAudit: Elusive independence'With XBRL, you can’t hide'When your boss does you inStruck by scams, stuck with stockFooling the shareholdersRipple effect


Rohit Saran
February 8, 2009
In our cover package for this issue, we not only go into the details of the fraud and explore how and why Satyam Chairman B. Ramalinga Raju turned to the dark side, we also bring under the spotlight the role of auditors and directors. With the help of a few chartered accountants and corporate lawyers, we trawled through Satyam's balance sheets of the past five years to look for the murky trail and understand how the auditors and directors missed the signs of what now seems to be a blatant scam.


S. Swaminathan
January 22, 2009
We also found a company that has been reporting the same cash flow statement for three years running, word for word, number for number, decimal place for decimal place.


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