Investigating Conflicts of Interest




CPE Credit: 8 ethics
Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Understanding of basic fraud examination techniques

Conflicts of interest can present significant fraud risks for corporations, government agencies, fiduciaries, customers and suppliers. It is also one of the most difficult areas of fraud to investigate and obtain adequate evidence. Improper investigations can create counterclaims and civil actions against organizations and fraud examiners.

In this class, gain an understanding of how and why conflicts arise and how to spot the warning signs of a conflict of interest, plus leave with an understanding of issues specific to these types of engagements. 


Upcoming Courses 

Nashville, TN | November 5, 2018


You Will Learn How To:  

Implement investigative techniques for conflict of interest engagements

Conduct the flow of conflict of interest investigations

Deal with witnesses and the legal implications of these unique investigations

Prepare witness statements, documents and electronic evidence

Obtain appropriate evidence and preserve it to build a conflict of interest case 

Who Should Attend:  

Attorneys, legal professionals and law enforcement personnel

Controllers and corporate managers

Detectives and private investigators

Forensic and management accountants

Internal and external auditors

Loss prevention and security professionals

Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals 


Ethics Icon  This course satisfies the ACFE’s requirement of two Ethics CPE hours per year. To read more about the Ethics CPE requirement for CFEs, please visit

Members: $295
Non-Members: $395
CPE Credit 


Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge 


Course Level


Understanding of basic fraud examination techniques 

Advanced Preparation 



Delivery Method 


Full Course Outline

Event Cancellation Policy 

Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc. you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee. Should an event be cancelled or postponed by the ACFE due to unforeseen circumstances, ACFE will process a full refund of registration fees within 30 days of such circumstances becoming known. ACFE will attempt to notify affected customers by phone and email after it determines cancellation is necessary.


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