Forensic Accounting Conference 2020

Sharpen your technical skills and keep up with your key developments in the specialised area of Forensic Accounting.

Designed in collaboration with the Forensic Accounting Committee, this flagship event of the CA ANZ education program brings together a specialist group within an environment of shared learning.

The content will cover important topics such as:

Industry trends and changes

Class actions

Whistle-blower legislation

Allocating class action losses

Ponzi schemes

How technology will affect Forensic Accounting

Taxation issues in damages assessments

Learning outcomes:

Completing this CPD activity will help you to gain a deeper understanding of:

Key updates relating to forensic accounting investigations and disputes 

The main developments in forensic accounting industry changes, trends and standards,  

Changes to whistle-blower legislation, standards and practice 

The role of expert witnesses in the international arbitration processes

Steps involved in allocating class action losses 

Warning signs of investment scams, including Ponzi schemes 

Common taxation issues in damages assessments.

Day One
* Welcome
* Expert witness in international arbitration - Richard Hayler CA
* Taxation issues in damages and compensation assessments - David W Marks QC
* Day one wrap up

Day Two
* Recap of day one
* Impact of blockchain technology on forensic investigations and disputes - Michael Bacina
* Ponzi Schemes - Alex Bell
* Day two wrap up

Day Three
* Recap of day two
* Expert evidence in class actions – Christine Oliver & David Taylor
* Developments in whistle-blower legislation, standards and practice – Dean Newlan
* Day three wrap up

Day Four
* Recap of day three
* Panel of judges: Expert evidence – the view from the bench - Hon. Justice Peter Riordan, Hon. Justice Joshua Wilson 
Moderator: Owain Stone
* Closing address


Topic: Audit & Assurance

Sub-Topic: Forensic Accounting

Format: Recorded Webinar

Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced, Authority

CPD: Upto 7 hours