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Detecting Financial Statement Fraud
   LIVE Webcast  


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Fraud detection is becoming a fast-growing challenge in financial statement audits given the continuously changing environment of rising risks, regulatory activities and reforms, and compliance costs.

As much chaos can result in inefficient fraud detection strategies, the management team or internal audit function should be aware of the best practices and emerging issues relevant in today’s distinctive hurdles.

In this course, the Knowledge Groups teams up with a panel of key experts to help you navigate through pitfalls in a two-hour live webcast. The panel will discuss the following issues:

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 114198
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for Detecting Financial Statement Fraud LIVE Webcast :

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Jared L. Kopel, Partner,
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

1. SEC’s New Whistleblower Rules Will Alter Internal Investigations and SEC Investigations
  • • Companies need to know how to respond to whistleblower complaint
  • • Internal investigations increasingly will be expected to report to SEC
2. The Most Overlooked Weakness is the Company Controller
  • • Often no more than glorified bookkeeper
  • • Controller should be first line of defense against fraud
3. New Liabilities for Outside Directors
  • • SEC actions require outside directors to be more vigilant in detecting fraud
  • • Directors responsible for maintaining internal controls and identifying red flags
4. New Focus on Cash Flow
  • • Cash flow once was thought to be “fraud-proof”
  • • New focus on bogus transactions intended to improve reported cash flow
5. Qualitative v Quantitative Materiality.
  • • SAB 99 has new focus

Gary M. Arrick, CPA, CFE, CFF, Principal,
Rothstein Kass

  • • The characteristics of financial statement fraud
  • • Recent fraud survey results
  • • Top fraud schemes
  • • The characteristics of situations that may foster an environment for someone to engage in financial statement fraud
  • • Internal controls to guard against financial statement fraud

Adam G. Safwat,
Deputy Chief
Fraud Section, Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Jared L. Kopel
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Rothstein Kass
Gary M. Arrick, CPA, CFE, CFF
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Adam G. Safwat
Deputy Chief
Fraud Section, Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice
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Who Should Attend?

- Internal Auditors of All Levels
- CEOs and CFOs
- Attorneys
- Other Related Professionals

Why Attend?

- Guidance and best practices regarding fraud detection
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

Enroll in this course today by clicking the “Register” button below. Discounts apply to those who register in advance!

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Detecting Financial Statement Fraud
LIVE Webcast

Event Sponsors:

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is a leading provider of legal services to technology, life sciences and growth business enterprises at all stages of their development, from the start-up phase to global multibillion global enterprises. Wilson Sonsini is one of the leaders in venture capital financings, public offerings and mergers and acquisitions in the technology and life science sectors. The firm also represents the venture capital funds, private equity firms and other financial institutions that fund these companies. Wilson Sonsini also has represented numerous companies on a wide array of legal matters, including defending shareholder class action and derivative lawsuits, and Government investigations, and advising on corporate governance issues.

Rothstein Kass Business Advisory Services, LLC professionals provide value-added and result-oriented consulting services to clients across industries in the areas of strategy, operations, technology, risk, compliance, dispute resolution and investigations. Rothstein Kass Business Advisory Services, LLC is an affiliate of Rothstein, Kass & Company, P.C., a premier certified public accounting firm serving clients for more than 50 years.

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