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Forensic Accounting in Investigations
3 February 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
This webinar kindly sponsored by FRA will explain the role of the forensic accountant in corporate investigations and give delegates a basic understanding of accounting concepts and principles. The content of this webinar has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.
The webinar is designed for corporate investigators (or any other person) at all levels who wish to improve their knowledge of the role of forensic accountants.
Delegates will learn:
• Introductory accounting concepts, such as the fundamental accounting equation and debits and credits;
• The accounting cycle, starting from journal entries and flowing through to the general ledger all the way to the company’s financial statements;
• Vulnerabilities and manipulation schemes of financial statements;
• Overview of the forensic accounting approach to investigations, from the initial planning phase and conducting a preliminary controls assessment, to the subsequent data collection, analysis and interviews;
• Forensic accounting transaction testing approach.
Amy Cheung,Associate Director, FRA, London
Amy has over 10 years’ experience in external audit and forensic accounting, during which she has worked on cases involving anti-bribery and corruption, regulatory investigation, potential sanctions violations, disgorgement and fine calculations, litigation, due diligence, compliance and internal control review. Amy’s assignments have spanned a wide range of industry sectors and jurisdictions and she has assisted counsel to companies in the aerospace, engineering, manufacturing and retail industries in enforcement matters brought by the US DOJ, DOS, SEC, OFAC, French PNF and UK SFO. In the landmark case, Amy managed the FRA team in supporting Airbus in its €3.6 billion global settlement across four authorities, announced in January 2020.
Uuljan Djangazieva, Associate Director, FRA,Washington DC
She has over nine years’ experience in matters involving bribery and corruption, fraud and misconduct, regulatory compliance, and risk management. Uuljan is experienced with assisting counsel in multi-jurisdictional enforcement matters; conducting forensic accounting investigations focusing on issues surrounding complex fraud and bribery schemes, and evaluating and implementing compliance programs with in-country experience across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the US. Uuljan’s recent experience includes managing a two-year DOJ monitorship as a result of FCPA violations by an aviation supply company; and conducting a fraud and misconduct investigation for an oil and gas services company in Kazakhstan.