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Issues in Conducting International Fraud Investigations

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Course Level
Intermediate
Delivered via
Online
CPE
4 Credits

Description

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

Prerequisites

Experience with international organizations and understanding of basic fraud examination techniques

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

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

CPE Credit: 4
NASBA Information: Specialized Knowledge
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: April 2022
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Studies

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System Requirements:

  • Internet access: High-speed connection recommended
  • Speakers required for video sound

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org/

 

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