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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 […]

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 […]

February 26th Dinner Meeting: KEEPING THE “F” WORD OFF CONSTRUCTION SITES: CURRENT ISSUES RELATED TO CONSTRUCTION FRAUD

OVERVIEW While no industry is immune to fraud, recent media reports have certainly highlighted the prevalence of fraud and corruption in the construction industry. Recent surveys also suggest that the incidence of fraud has been increasing in the construction industry. During this presentation, you will learn about some of the most common types of fraud schemes which are experienced in […]

January 27th Dinner Meeting: Understanding Fraud Through Real-Life Investigations

OVERVIEW Fraud can occur in any organization, big or small. During this session, the presenter will use a recent fraud investigation to provide an understanding of how the various fraudulent activities were detected and investigated. Proactive measures that might have assisted in preventing the fraud or in detecting the fraud sooner will be discussed. The […]