May 27th Dinner Meeting: PROCUREMENT FRAUD – STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION AND RESPONSE

PRESENTED BY
DENISE BAMBROUGH, LL.B., PARTNER, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS LLP.

Overview
Procurement fraud continues to account for a significant percentage of the employee fraud schemes that are perpetrated across a wide variety of industries each year. Many of these schemes take place over a period of years, which can frequently give rise to issues of proof and result in substantial damages being incurred. Learn about the steps that can be taken by an organization to minimize the risk of procurement fraud and decrease the time to detection. Using a series of case studies, this presentation will also cover the issues that typically arise during investigations of suspected procurement fraud and the best strategies for addressing them. You will also learn how to maximize the potential for recovery, including by identifying and pursuing action against co-conspirators and others who have benefited from the scheme.

The Presenter
Denise Bambrough, LL.B, Partner – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Ms. Bambrough was called to the Ontario Bar in 1992 after receiving her B.A. from the University of Toronto in 1987 and her LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1990. She practices extensively in the area of civil fraud recovery as part of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP’s Fraud Law Group. Ms. Bambrough’s civil fraud recovery practice involves representing victims of fraud in recovery proceedings and providing advice with respect to employee theft, credit card, cheque and investment fraud, bankruptcy fraud, fidelity claims, conspiracy, misappropriation, conversion, secret commission schemes and antipiracy actions. Ms. Bambrough has specialized expertise in numerous recovery issues related to fraud, including Mareva injunctions, Norwich Pharmacal Orders, Anton Piller Orders, setting aside fraudulent conveyances, summary judgment, tracing orders, disclosure orders and restitution orders. She has represented individual victims, financial institutions, hospitals, general contractors, owners and companies in a wide variety of industries.

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