Regulators 'driving fraud investigations'


Internal investigations of fraud and other wrongdoing at banks have more to do with regulatory pressure than commercial motives, believes Ernst & Young's London-based director of fraud investigation, Simon Placks. "Where the regulators are focusing their attention is where we see an increase in investigations," Placks says. "I get  involved in a lot of intellectual property theft and data breach investigations; that's high-profile at the moment, because there is an increased need to report those

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