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Fraud and financial crime 2018

2 November | London

Relentless growth in the incidence of financial fraud and cybercrime is having an impact on organisations across all sectors of the economy and many organisations still fail to take increasing threats seriously.

This event will focus on how the development of new technologies is creating opportunities for fraudsters to commit crime. The practical challenge is how to harness these technologies to best effect while still keeping our people and businesses safe and secure.   

Join us for our annual update and explore the latest developments and innovations in fighting fraud and financial crime.


14.45-15.30 How is artificial intelligence shaping the fraud agenda?

• Two sides of the same coin.  Why AI may be the solution and the problem
• The rise of automated fraud detection tools and machine learning
• Implementing AI within the workplace
15.30-15.45 Refreshment break
15.45-16.30 Is your coffee machine making micropayments to a hacker?
Tony Gee, Pen Test Partners

• The ease of infiltrating common business devices
• Live hacking demonstration
• Three tips to keep you, your staff and your business safe

Action planning from the day
Martin Robinson, training and development advisor, Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors; education and training consultant, Fraud Advisory Panel

16.45 Close
08.45-09.30 Registration, tea and coffee
09.30-09.45 The future of fraud
Martin Robinson, education and training consultant, Fraud Advisory Panel; training and development adviser, Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors
09.45-10.30 Opening keynote: Tackling complex financial crime and corporate wrongdoing
• Demystifying the relationship between SFO, National Crime Agency and other law enforcement
• Update on corporate learning points arising from recent cases
10.30-11.15 The sinister side of social media
David Emm, Global research and analysis team, Kaspersky Lab

• How the internet and social media is changing the nature of fraud and financial crime
• Common corporate health risks and the worst they can do
• How valuable is your digital identity? Mistaken identity and corporate defilement in a #fakenews world
11.15-11.45 Refreshment break
11.45-12.30 Cybercrime in a post-Brexit world
Peter Johnson, Tempest Security Intelligence

• Putting public safety and security first
• Post-Brexit predictions for a new cybercrime world
• Preparing now for the future

Panel discussion: Banking on fraud
Katie Worobec, Managing director, Economic Crime, UK Finance
Natasha Vernier, Head of financial crime, Monzo

Chaired by: Rachel Sexton, Partner and head of financial services forensic practice, EY

• Key challenges facing the sector
• How new technologies create new opportunities and risks
• Latest innovations in keeping our money safe and spotting fraud

13.15-14.15 Lunch
14.15-14.45 Identifying fraud on the balance sheet: Three reasons why accounting scandals are still prevalent today
Stephen Clapham, Equities analyst and founder, Behind the Balance Sheet

• Changing markets, senior executive pressure and the demand for profit growth
• Do staff incentivisation schemes actually incentivise fraud?
• What to look out for: key warning signs

If you are a Fraud Advisory Panel member please complete the group booking form and an invoice will generated once we have confirmed your booking.

Fraud and financial crime 2018

Duration: 1 day

2 November 2018


Start: 08:45
End: 16:30


Chartered Accountants' Hall

Moorgate Place



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