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Forensic Accounting and the Legal System - eLearning

This activity is delivered by Macquarie University.

This CPD module aims to provide members who work in the forensic accounting space with related information which enhances their knowledge.  The assessment of this knowledge will validate their understanding of the content.
This is a great opportunity for Chartered Accountants to consolidate their knowledge relating to the characteristics, concepts and procedures of the legal system when working on forensic engagement.

Online assessment - Monday 10 October 2022

Upon completion of this module you should be able to:
Outline the structure and key characteristics of the legal systems.
Differentiate between litigation and common methods of alternative dispute resolution methods.
Identify the key steps and concepts involved in civil, criminal and administrative procedure.
Identify the aspects of the law of evidence relevant to forensic accounting engagements.
Outline the legal, ethical and professional obligations relevant to Chartered Accountants performing forensic accounting engagements.

This module is one of four in a series which Macquarie University offer. Further information regarding these modules are available here.

On successful completion of all four modules coupled with the required experience you will be able to apply for the CA Forensic Accounting Specialisation. You can read more about this here.
Location & Date:
Online assessment - Monday 10 October 2022

Portfolio interview assessment - Monday 10 October - Friday 14 October 2022 (by arrangement with member)
40 minute Exam – involving multiple choice questions, short answer questions and a case study.

Access to online material is available.


Topic: Audit & Assurance, Business Mindset, Ethics & Integrity, People & Leadership, Reporting

Sub-Topic: Ethics, Financial Reporting, Forensic Accounting, Negotiation, Solve Problems

Format: eLearning

Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced

CPD: Upto 7.5 hours