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May 29th Dinner Meeting – HEALTH CARE FRAUD: A PRESCRIPTION FOR A SOLUTION

OVERVIEW     Health and dental insurance coverage is a benefit offered by many employers, both large and small. The plans and coverage vary with the employer, but one thing they all have in common is that they can be targeted for fraud. This can range from a plan member submitting fabricated receipts to clinics offering […]

February 26th Dinner Meeting: AML/CTF and Financial Crime in Canada – A 2018 Update

OVERVIEW The most recent international report on Canada’s AML/CTF efforts (September, 2016) states that Canada faces important money laundering and, to a lesser extent, terrorist financing risks. While Canada has a strong regime to address these aspects of financial crime, further improvements are necessary. At this session, you will learn: a) The sectors that represent […]

ACFE Training Event – March 12-13, 2018: Using Data Analytics to Detect Fraud

According to the ACFE’s 2016 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, proactive data monitoring and analysis is among the most effective anti-fraud controls. Organizations which undertake proactive data analysis techniques experience frauds that are 54% less costly and 50% shorter than organizations that do not monitor and analyze data for signs of fraud. […]

January 30th, 2018 Dinner Meeting: ASSESSING THE RISK OF FRAUD

OVERVIEW Conducting a fraud risk assessment is a proactive measure organizations can take to reduce the likelihood and impact of fraud occurrences.  This session will provide insights into conducting effective fraud risk assessments.  It will also discuss identifying and addressing emerging risks, leverage the results going forward and sustaining the fraud risk assessment process. The […]

2017 ACFE Canadian Fraud Conference: October 29th to November 1

The ACFE Fraud Conference Canada brings together leading anti-fraud practitioners to share their insights and experience. This year’s keynote speakers include Chief, Office of the Whistleblower and Acting Deputy Director, Enforcement of the Ontario Securities Commission, Enforcement Branch Heidi Franken, CPA, CA, TV/Radio Host and Internet of Things Expert Amber Mac and Vice President and Program Director […]

November 28th Dinner Meeting: CYBERCRIME: INSURANCE COVERAGE ISSUES AND OPTIONS?

OVERVIEW The presentation will consider the nature of cybercrime in general and will provide specific examples of the relatively more common types of cybercrime for people and businesses. This will include a discussion as to how parties can sustain losses in their own right, or be exposed to legal claims by third parties as a […]

May 30, 2017 Dinner Meeting: EMPLOYEE DISHONESTY AND THE ROLE OF ETHICS TRAINING

OVERVIEW Is the current state of ethics training meeting its intended mark? Explore what drives an employee to commit fraud and how, if at all, ethics training can have an effect. This session will look at the history of ethics training and what started the current ethics training movement. The session will also use case […]

October 25th Dinner Meeting: “Where Have All The Fraudsters Gone?”

Ross will review a liquor stealing case, an abuse of authority termination, theft of time and the Muffin man, leaving you with something to chew on. He will examine employer goal setting and how it drives information collection, interview strategies and employer reactions. Often, criminal conviction is not relevant. From a lawyer’s perspective, he will […]

June 28th Dinner Meeting: “Understanding Risks of Money Laundering & Terrorist Financial Risks in Canada”

OVERVIEW    In July, 2015, the federal Department of Finance, consistent with international standards outlined by the FATF, issued its report on the Assessment of Inherent Risks of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in Canada. The report goal is to better identify, assess and understand inherent money laundering and terrorist financing risks in Canada on an ongoing basis. […]

November 24th Dinner Meeting: FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING FROM A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE

Presented by Stephen McClyment, Investigation Counsel, Law Society of Upper Canada   OVERVIEW Organized crime targets lawyer trust accounts to “layer” and then “launder” proceeds of crime, therefor lawyers are under a duty to be scrupulously ethical as to what they accept as funds into their trust accounts.  I will describe the Rules of Professional Conduct […]