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The growth in the digital economy has directly and indirectly resulted in the exponential increase in the various types of fraud. This workshop will cover the various types of fraud involving the finance industry and the various remedies.

You will learn to appreciate the practical steps you can take to address ethical dilemma, and how your organization can prevent being defrauded.

Programme Outline

  • Famous investment fraud cases
    • Bernie Madoff
    • Sunshine Empire
    • Profitable Plots etc
  • Financial fraud
    • Agritrade
    • Lamipak
    • Trek 2000
    • Chia Teck Leng - the $100 million dollar man
    • Hin Leong - alleged fraud involving billions of dollars in oil
  • Offences
    • Cheating
    • Criminal Breach of Trust
    • Forgery
    • False accounting
  • Misrepresentation lawsuit against Dr Goh Seng Heng
  • Claims against fraudsters and others, constructive trustees
  • Breaches of fiduciary duty by misuse of assets
  • Securities fraud
    • Market rigging
    • Insider trading
    • Illegal raising of capital
    • False take-overs
  • Tracing the stolen assets
  • Money laundering and accountants sent to jail - cheating, failing to use reasonable diligence
  • Crypto fraud - alleged fraud at FTX
  • Insolvency
    • Personal or proprietary claims
    • Trust assets
    • Voidable transactions
    • The Sentosa hotel case etc
  • How to prevent being defrauded
    • Representations
    • Escrow and hold back monies
    • Due diligence by professional investigators

This workshop qualifies for 7.0 CPE hours in Ethics and Professionalism (Category 2).

What you will learn

  • Understand how fraud can happen and appreciate the practical steps you can take to address ethical dilemma
  • Learn practical pointers on how your organization can prevent being defrauded.

Target Audience

  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Business Managers
  • Anyone interested in understanding the various types of fraud involving the finance industry and the various remedies

Expert Speaker

Terence Tan
LLM, LLB (Hons), ACCA (Grad)

Terence is an Advocate and Solicitor for over 20 years, and was formerly Asst Professor in the Law Faculty of NUS where he taught Insolvency Law, Company Law and Computer Law.

Terence was named in Parliament in 1995 by the then Minister of Law for his comments on a loophole in the proposed Bankruptcy Act. His comments on bankruptcy legislation were expressly discussed by the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

Besides contributing articles in legal journals, Terence also regularly provides legal training and education for professional organizations, overseas universities and MNCs.

This is a face-to-face event to be conducted on 19 July 2023. ACCA members will enjoy the members' fee of $374.00 (before prevailing GST rate). Kindly key in the promo code "ACCA23" during registration. You will be requested to furnish your ACCA membership number upon receipt of our confirmation.

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