October 2016 Meeting

Date: October 7, 2016

Location: University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management

Address: 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080

Time: 8:00am to 12:00pm (Breakfast will be provided)

Registration cost before September 30: $35 – Members and $45 – Non Members (Note: Refunds will not be issued after 5 pm on the Friday prior to the meeting)

Registration cost after September 30 / Walk-ins: $45 – Members and $55 – Non Members

Meeting Title: “Cooking the Books: Financial Statement Fraud Issues & Examples”

 

Objective:

In these sessions, participants will learn:

  • The key methods used to manipulate financial statements
  • Understand the motivations of financial statement fraud perpetrators
  • Tips to detect financial statement fraud

Speaker: Angela Morelock, CPA, CFE, CFF, ABV – Partner | BKD, LLP

Session Description:
Financial statement frauds are some of the most damaging, harming investors and the public.  This session will explore several financial statement fraud cases.  We will discuss the motivations of those that manipulated the financial statements as well as methodologies that were employed.

Angela will share her insights into the world of internal embezzlement and financial statement fraud based on her experience investigating white-collar crime.  With stories from the trenches woven throughout, you will be simultaneously educated and entertained during this fast-paced program designed for those with or without an accounting background.  In addition, Angela will share her “Top 20” fraud prevention strategies.  The agenda will include:

  • An introduction to forensic accounting
  • Emerging fraud issues
  • Key embezzlement risks
  • Detecting & investigating financial statement fraud
  • The Evolution of Big Data & Analytics
  • Cybersecurity fraud loss issues
  • A forensic accountant’s top 20 fraud prevention strategies

CPEs Offered: 4 Hours Continuing Professional Education

About the Speaker: Angela_Morelock_BKD

Angela Morelock has managed BKD’s forensic accounting practice for over 20 years and developed a national reputation as a fraud-fighter. An avid public speaker, Angela is a frequent lecturer at national conferences and other business group meetings. Her educational sessions on white-collar crime receive high audience ratings. In 2008, Angela was chosen by Midwest CEO Magazine as one of the area’s “Most Influential Women.” In 2009, Angela was chosen by the Springfield Business Journal as one of the area’s “20 Most Influential Women.”

A Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) who is certified in financial forensics (CFF) and a Certified Forensic Accountant® (Cr.FA®), as well as a CPA, Angela is responsible for resolving a wide range of allegations of fraud and white-collar crime. She participates in more than 60 hours of continuing education each year and has attended numerous valuation, litigation services, damages and fraud courses offered by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Angela has an extensive background in business valuation and has earned the AICPA’s Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) designation, which is granted exclusively to CPAs who demonstrate business valuation expertise and experience.

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