2021 16th Annual Fraud Summit – Virtual

Join us for the VIRTUAL 16th Annual Fraud Summit benefitting the Center for Internal Auditing Excellence at the University of Texas at Dallas! The Workshops comprise 8 hours CPE and the Conference is 8 hours CPE. Discounts are available for the workshops and/or the conference if you register by February 26th, 2021!

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Directions for Accessing the Workshops

Logging In: Upon your arrival at the conference portal screen, please enter your first name, last name, and the email address you utilized to process your registration. * If for some reason you exit the conference portal, you may re-enter through the same link included above.

 

Refunds will not be processed after March 12, 2021.Individuals who cancel and then seek readmission will not be eligible for any discounted rates and may be subject to late registration fees.”


Friday Conference

Price through February 26th: $200 early registration (discounted) per person. If four or more register from the same organization, the price drops to $175 per person! Price from February 27th to March 19th: $250 per person.

Keynote Speakers

Steve Dawson:  President of the Dawson Forensic Group and for over 35 years has performed forensic investigations, internal control design consulting, accounting records reconstruction, litigation support services, and forensic training services for various industries located throughout the United States. Mr. Dawson has and continues to work closely with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI, the Texas Rangers, and other state and federal regulatory agencies.

 

 

 

Elin Kunz:  Ms. Kunz has enormous practical and personal experience with serious compliance issues.  She was the Director of Physician Services for Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, Florida until she discovered Medicare fraud being perpetrated by the Hospital and worked with federal authorities to stop it. In 2014, Halifax settled the matter with the U.S. Department of Justice by repaying to Medicare $86 million.  Ms. Kunz’s extraordinary efforts to ensure compliance resulted in her being awarded the 2014 Taxpayers Against Fraud Whistleblower of the Year award.

 

 

 

Dave Lieber:  Mr. Lieber is one of America’s top business storytelling experts. He specializes in showing individuals, groups, businesses, non-profits and associations how to share the power of your stories. He works as “The Watchdog” investigative columnist for The Dallas Morning News who fights for his readers and exposes bad practices in business and government. In 2019, he won the top prize in America’s largest newspaper column-writing contest for his work, which a judge called “models of suspenseful storytelling and public service.”

 

 

 

Rick Roybal, Vendor-Risk Management “activist”, author, and speaker, has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 15 years.  Today, Rick is a project manager for Martindale Consultants. Rick also serves as the President and Chair of the Vendor Roundtable. Rick has earned three degrees: B.A. Russian, M.A. Linguistics, and M.B.A. Finance & Accounting. Rick is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). 

 

 

 

 

Justus Ekeigwe has more than 20 years of experience in the audit, risk management and governance of enterprise IT. In his current role at Charles Schwab, he oversees technology architecture governance risk in the second line of defense. His previous roles included stints at Deloitte’s Enterprise Risk Services practice as well as JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley in Technology Control Office and IT Internal Audit, respectively. Justus is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC).

 

 


Thursday Workshops (March 25, 2021)

Price through February 26th: $200 early registration (discounted) per person. If four or more register from the same organization, the price drops to $175 per person! Price from February 27th to March 19th: $250 per person.

Internal Fraud: Considerations in Applying Forensic Expertise

No company is exempt from the increasing occurrences of internal fraud. This workshop focuses on recent, recurring frauds that Dawson Forensics has investigated and why the same types of fraud are happening repeatedly. This workshop addresses current application of Prevention, Detection, and Investigation methodologies that we have utilized in our own forensic practice over the past several years.

The workshop addresses various topics including:

  • Recent Cases from our Investigation Practice
  • Why These Same Frauds Keep Happening
  • Consideration in Internal Fraud Prevention
    • Control Design “Absolutes”
    • Effective Methods of Increasing the Perception of Detection
  • A Focus on Detection
    • Revisiting the Practical Application of Benford’s Law
    • Vendor Disbursement Analysis
    • Other Financial and Financial Statement Analysis
  • Anti-Fraud / Fraud-Awareness Training (the design of an effective company training program)
  • Considerations in Litigation Support Services: Serving the Legal Profession as a Forensic Accountant
  • Forensic Investigation: Addressing and Avoiding Investigation “Cliffs”
    • Documentation of an Engagement (Chain of Custody Issues)
    • Search and Seizure Issues
    • Proper and Effective Investigation Report Writing Considerations
    • The Basics of Providing Court Testimony

Presenters

Steve Dawson:  President of the Dawson Forensic Group and for over 35 years has performed forensic investigations, internal control design consulting, accounting records reconstruction, litigation support services, and forensic training services for various industries located throughout the United States. Mr. Dawson has and continues to work closely with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI, the Texas Rangers, and other state and federal regulatory agencies.

 

 

Jeff Smith: Mr. Smith has been the Senior Investigator of the Dawson Forensic Group for over 7 years and has assisted or performed forensic investigations, internal control design consulting, accounting records reconstruction, litigation support services, and forensic training services for various industries located throughout the United States. Mr. Smith has and continues to work closely with the U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI, the Texas Rangers, and other state and federal Regulatory agencies. He is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University and holds a certificate as a Certified Fraud Examiner.

 


Learning Objectives

  • Adopt effective fraud prevention strategies
  • Implement effective fraud detection strategies
  • Recognize key elements of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and associated risks
  • Identify and understand concepts of fraud red flag indicators and apply them to professional judgment in auditing, accounting and governance situations.

No prerequisites required. 8 CPE (Conference) and 8 CPE (Workshop) offered.


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