Investigating Conflicts of Interest

CPE Credit: 8
Online Virtual Seminar | December 10-11, 2020
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 virtual seminar, 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. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • 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 

Day 1
10:00-10:50 a.m. ET     Introduction and Legal Elements of Conflicts of Interest
10:50-11:00 a.m. ET     Break
11:00-11:50 a.m. ET     Introduction and Legal Elements of Conflicts of Interest (cont.)/Typical Conflict of Interest Situations
11:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET     Break
12:00-12:50 p.m. ET    Typical Conflict of Interest Situations (cont.)
12:50-1:00 p.m. ET     Break
1:00-1:50 p.m. ET    Investigation Methodology
Day 2
10:00-10:50 a.m. ET    Investigation Methodology (cont.)/Evidence Collection, Organization and Analysis 
10:50-11:00 a.m. ET    Break
11:00-11:50 a.m. ET     Evidence Collection, Organization and Analysis 
11:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET    Break
12:00-12:50 p.m. ET     Civil Actions and Civil Litigation
12:50-1:00 p.m. ET     Break
1:00-1:50 p.m. ET    Civil Actions and Civil Litigation (cont.)


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Janet McHard, CFE, CPA/CFF 
Founding Partner
The McHard Firm


Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Advanced Prep: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Registration Fees
ACFE Members: $395
Non-Members: $495

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Payment must be received by November 10, 2020 to receive early registration discount. 

This virtual seminar will be available on-demand to registrants after the event. However, you will only be able to earn ACFE CPE for on-demand sessions. NASBA CPE will not be available for on-demand sessions. 

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