Investigating Conflicts of Interest
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Registration - Breakfast Pastries
8:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
Introduction and Legal Elements of Conflicts of Interest
9:20 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
9:35 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Typical Conflict of Interest Situations
10:55 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
11:10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This session will cover the methodology and approach that can be used in investigating conflicts of interest cases. You will discuss how to plan for the investigation, who should be on the investigation team, specific interviewing tips and techniques for conflicts of interest investigations and other considerations to keep in mind while working a conflict of interest case.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Document Collection, Organization and Analysis
Internal company records, public records and non-public external documents are almost always important in a conflict of interest case. Once the relevant data and documents have been obtained, the investigation team must analyze the content before moving forward with the investigation. In this session, you will learn about different sources of information, as well as techniques and best practices for collecting, organizing, and analyzing the evidence you gather.
2:50 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
3:05 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.
Civil Actions and Civil LitigationVictims of conflicts of interest can pursue civil actions to recover their losses from the perpetrator. This session explores the process of undertaking these civil actions and provides tips for fraud examiners on how to work with attorneys to make the case successful. In addition, you’ll learn how to protect yourself against civil claims that defendants might use to impede the investigation or to create side issues at trial.