Issues in Conducting International Fraud Investigations (Online Self-Study)


International Fraud investigations

CPE Credit: 4
Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Experience with international organizations and understanding of basic fraud examination techniques


Conducting fraud investigations in foreign jurisdictions can complicate your investigations and create additional challenges that you must address.

Issues in Conducting International Fraud Investigations will help you to prepare for and respond to these challenges in an efficient, defensible and cost-effective way. This course will also help you develop an approach that complies with applicable local and foreign laws, cultures and practices.

Key Takeaways:

Common areas of employment law that differ internationally

The appropriate response when an allegation of fraud spans borders

Data privacy laws that can present unique challenges in fraud investigations

Restrictions on compelling cooperation and disciplinary action

Framework for cross-border investigations

ACFE Ordering and Return Policy

Table of Contents:

Part I: Key Issues in International Fraud Investigations

Lesson 1: Underlying Challenges to Cross-Border Investigations

Lesson 2: Logistical Issues

Lesson 3: Data Privacy Laws

Lesson 4: Employment and Labor Laws

Lesson 5: Privilege in International Investigations

Part II: International Investigation Framework

Lesson 6: The Initial Response

Lesson 7: Preliminary Matters

Lesson 8: The Investigation Team

Lesson 9: Plan the Investigation

Lesson 10: Gather Information

Lesson 11: Interview Witnesses

Lesson 12: Post-Investigation Actions

CPE Information:

You Will Learn How To:

Recognize the unique challenges specific to cross-border fraud investigations

Identify logistical problems that must be addressed in international fraud investigations

Distinguish the types of privacy laws that impact the collection, use, retention and transfer of information in cross-border fraud investigations

Recognize the types of employment or labor laws that restrict an employer’s authority to investigate possible misconduct by employees

Relate key information about legal professional privileges and their applications in cross-border fraud investigations

Determine ways to respond to evidence of fraud that spans international borders in an appropriate and timely manner

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Last updated: February 2018

Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.

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