External Events

Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery, Geneva

How are financial institutions re-assessing fraud risks, internal controls, litigation budgets and priorities? Join our COO Basha Galvin on Tuesday, 23rd March for a timely discussion at the C5 Conference with:

-Faizal N., Deputy – Global Head of Anti-Fraud, Credit Suisse

Niki Charilaou, Manager Financial Crime Compliance Department, Bank of Cyprus

Moderated by: Benjamin Borsodi, Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd.

ACi members and supports can register with a 10% discount using the code: D10-643-643EX21

For details click here

External Events

Top bank fraud cases and trends to watch in 2021

Our CEO Steve Young joins a panel of Europe’s top banking leaders for a webinar organised by Mine Diren Fornerod, PhD at NetGuardians on 17th March 2021 at 10.00 am CET.
The Panel will explore the current fraud trends observed by the banks and they’ll predict the type of fraud cases that will be on the rise in 2021 and beyond. They’ll examine the top key challenges for the banks and the best practices for effective fraud prevention. They’ll be looking at:

  • What are the current fraud trends observed by the banks?
  • What type of fraud cases are predicted in 2021 and forward?
  • What are the top key challenges for banks?
  • What are the best practices are for an effective fraud prevention?

To register, click here.


Searching for a job and need advice on your CV and interviewing?

The ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has produced a severe economic downturn resulting in job redundancies in many corporate sectors. Budget reductions and restructuring have resulted in job cuts in corporate investigation departments. Whilst some are reducing, others are recruiting.

How do you give yourself the best chance in today’s job market?

The ACi were delighted to support a webinar hosted by City CV and sponsored by enteles search.  The webinar was opened by Neil Fletcher on behalf of the ACi and James Butler for enteles search. The webinar was broadcast on Wednesday 6th January 2021 and is available for ACi members to view in the members area.

Victoria McLean the CEO of City CV gives excellent advice and best practice on writing your CV to get that all important interview and job. The current job market is seeing unprecedented competition for job roles so it is important you give yourself the best possible chance. That starts with your CV.

To join the ACi and gain access to this, and other investigations related webinars, apply here.

For further information and to contact City CV visit:

For further information and to contact enteles search visit:


A warm welcome to our new Regional Committee Members

We are delighted to welcome a new team to our regional committees, headed up by Manu Hanspal in EMEA and Mark Gough in APAC. Read all about them here.


ACi is now open for membership

Members of the corporate investigations community are now invited to apply to become a member of our not-for-profit association. For all the details and to apply, visit our membership page.


We are supporting Anti Corruption Day on 9th December


ACi stands in support of #unitedagainstcorruption and to celebrate International Anti-Corruption day on Wednesday 9th December this year, we are hosting a series of free events to help our members in their endeavours to successfully investigate fraud, bribery and corruption.

Corporate Investigations in Russia takes place on Thursday December 3rd 2020

Investigating Fraud, Bribery & Corruption in Asia takes place on Tuesday December 8th 2020

Monitorships: Root Causes of Investigations takes place on Wednesday December 9th 2020

POSH Investigations India II takes place on Thursday December 10th 2020

See all our online events here

ACi Training

Our interviewing skills course is now available

We’re delighted to launch our first interviewing skills course.The online training takes place on 19, 23 and 26th November 2020. It will give you plenty of chance to practice your investigative interviewing skills. In this video, Neil Fletcher who developed the course explains what it will be like and why you should join the program. You can also find all the details and request a place on the course here.

ACi Training

Our ‘Foundations for Conducting a Corporate Investigation’ course is launched

We are very excited to launch a new course for those starting out in investigations, and for those who have investigations as part of their remit but who have not received training. The ACi 5-module course acvailable online via webinar and is based on a whistleblowing report and case study. Delegates are taken through the theory and practice of running a successful investigation. For all the details visit our course page here.

External Events

Corporate Fraud in the time of Covid

In this Deloitte podcast, our CEO Steve Young talks about the pressures organisations are facing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Under increasing pressure to keep their finance in order and with an the explosion of conterfeit goods, phishing and cyber attacks, many organisations are working harder than ever to prevent fraud using new technologies and ways of working. Steve gives his three top tips to help corporates rise to the challenge.


Survey Launched For Swiss Investigations. Have your say.


The ACi are delighted in conjunction with Deloitte Switzerland to launch a Swiss Corporate Investigations Capability Survey.  If you are responsible for corporate or non-governmental organisation investigations in Switzerland, we would love to hear from you. This survey can be completed if you are based in Switzerland or based in another country but responsible for Switzerland.

This survey intends to provide a benchmark across Swiss based corporate and NGO investigations capabilities covering various aspects such as size of team, expertise, training requirements, use of technology, to reporting and governance.

To complete the survey please click the button below. (approx. 20-25 minutes)

Please note UK and Asia Pacific region specific investigations capability surveys will follow shortly.

Please watch out for these notifications as we welcome corporate investigation colleagues in the UK and the Asia Pacific region contributing to these surveys. Your voice is very important to us.

The ACi in conjunction with Deloitte are building on the success of our first UK survey published in November 2019. After the 2020 region and country specific survey results are known we aspire to launch a global survey in 2021.

Click here to take the survey