November 27th Dinner Meeting: Five Fraud Issues for 2015

Presented by TOBY J.F. BISHOP, CFE, CPA, FCA

What are five fraud issues that will be “hot” in 2015? What can fraud examiners do now to help their organizations (and themselves) to be better prepared? ACFE Toronto Chapter president and former ACFE global president & CEO Toby Bishop will lead a lively discussion about five fraud issues that he believes will significantly impact fraud examiners in 2015. Find out what issues he selected, hear what your peers are doing to address them and share your thoughts.

Learning Objectives:
– Understand how five key fraud issues may impact your organization in 2015
– Identify action steps to help your organization be better prepared to deal with these issues
- Understand what steps some other organizations are taking to mitigate these issues
- Identify additional key issues that other organizations have identified as requiring mitigation, and how other organizations are handling them

The Presenter

Toby Bishop is a globally-recognized thought leader and strategy consultant on corporate fraud prevention and detection. Named five times to Accounting Today’s list of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the Accounting Profession, Toby has served as the global president and CEO of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the association of more than 70,000 anti-fraud professionals in 160 countries; as the director of the Deloitte Forensic Center, where he led the development of global thought leadership on fraud and corruption risks to help clients mitigate their exposure; and as a partner at Arthur Andersen & Co., where he provided forensic accounting services and helped to develop and implement new methods to detect financial statement fraud, including an algorithmic earnings quality model.

Toby co-authored the book Corporate Resiliency: Managing the Growing Risk of Fraud and Corruption and a related article in Harvard Business Review, the AICPA publications Management Antifraud Programs and Controls: Guidance to Help Prevent, Deter, and Detect Fraud and Management Override: The Achilles’ Heel of Fraud Prevention — The Audit Committee and Oversight of Financial Reporting, as well as the IIA/AICPA/ACFE guidance Managing the Business Risk of Fraud: A Practical Guide. He has also written or edited over 100 articles on fraud.

Toby is president of the ACFE’s Greater Toronto Chapter, vice president – practice of the American Accounting Association’s Forensic Accounting Section, a contributing author and a member of the Board of Editors of Business Crimes Bulletin, a member of the IIA Research Foundation’s Committee of Research and Education Advisors, and a member of the ACFE’s Advisory Council. He has served on the Center for Audit Quality’s Anti-fraud Working Group and has presented on the subject of forensic audit techniques to the U.S. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Standing Advisory Group.

Toby is a native of England and a graduate of the University of Oxford. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (FCA), a U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Illinois and Massachusetts and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Each year Toby brings his insights on fraud and corruption to thousands of professionals and students around the world in a lively, interactive and fun way.

Toby may be reached at TobyJFBishop {a t} gmail {d.o.t.} com or +1 416 799 6709.

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