Working with Attorneys in Fraud Examinations
Every fraud examination is unique. As a result, the investigative techniques used often differ – including the parties involved in the investigation. For some investigations, the fraud examiner will perform the majority of the work, while in others a team of professionals will divide substantial roles in the process. One of the most common and important relationships in fraud examinations is the one between the fraud examiner and the attorneys involved, including inside counsel, external counsel and prosecutors.
This course examines the role of fraud examiners and attorneys in an investigation, as well as the best way to develop those relationships in various circumstances. It also explores important topics including the involvement of prosecutors in a fraud examination, the process of gathering and handling evidence and communicating with and reporting to legal counsel.
- Methods for developing effective working relationships with attorneys
- How to report to attorneys involved in a case
- Understanding of the relationships between the fraud examiner, inside counsel, external counsel and prosecutors
- Which cases can benefit from the aid of legal counsel
Understanding of basic fraud examination techniques
Table of Contents
|Lesson 2||The Roles of Examiners and Attorneys|
|Lesson 3||Involvement of Law Enforcement in an Examination|
|Lesson 4||Planning the Examination|
|Lesson 5||Gathering and Handling Evidence|
|Lesson 6||Communications with Counsel|
|Lesson 7||Reporting to Counsel|
|Lesson 8||Testifying in Legal Proceedings|
|NASBA Information:||Business Law|
|Last Updated:||May 2022|
|Delivery Method:||QAS Self-Study|
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