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(Live Streaming) Internal Auditors' Value to the Audit Committee During A Regulatory Investigation


Date(s):
11th Nov 2021
Time:
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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Costs:

Members: Free
Non-Members: $35.00

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Description:

Synopsis

When a financial fraud allegation is made against a public listed company, the audit committee (“AC”) is often faced with the question of how to carry out an effective independent investigation. An investigation can be a time intensive and financially consuming process, and the AC, in their capacity as independent directors, are also bound by relevant local rules, regulations and laws to address the question of: who was involved in the fraud and whether the directors and/or management took appropriate action to prevent, detect and remediate the situation.

In this session, internal auditors will learn how to advise the AC during an independent regulatory investigation to drive overall efficiency to the investigation. At the end of the session, the participants will understand: 

  1. The AC’s legal obligations,
  2. Various stakeholders’ expectations (including the regulators, stock exchange and external auditors) for the investigation,
  3. How an independent investigation is conducted,
  4. The tools necessary to conduct a holistic investigation, and
  5. The value of internal auditors to the AC and investigation.

 

Speakers 

Beth Junell
Leader of Asia Risk & Investigations
FTI Consulting

Beth Junell leads FTI Consulting’s Asia Risk & Investigations practice and specialises in cross-border matters involving fraud and corruption risk management, investigations and compliance program operations.

Ms. Junell is a forensic accountant who advises her clients and their advisors on responding to allegations of fraud and misconduct, including conducting appropriate investigations and remediating internal control gaps that allowed misconduct to occur and go undetected. She also advises clients on operationalising fraud risk management and compliance programs, in particular design and implementation of risk assessment methodologies, internal controls to mitigate fraud and corruption risk and maintain accurate books and records, and processes for compliance monitoring and continuous program improvement. She has significant experience in matters arising from alleged corporate accounting fraud and financial reporting irregularities, violations of anti-corruption laws, white collar crime and other employee malfeasance and trade sanctions violations.

 

 

Ben Ee
Managing Director, Risk & Investigations
FTI Consulting

Benjamin is an experienced forensic investigator, compliance advisor and a qualified fellow chartered accountant with over 19 years of experience.

Based in Singapore as a Managing Director in the Risk Advisory and Investigations practice at FTI Consulting, Benjamin specialises in fraud investigations, anti-bribery/corruption compliance reviews and third-party (supplier/distributor) audits. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Benjamin led the forensic practice of a Big Four accounting firm in Beijing, where he lived for 7 years. Benjamin has advised multinationals and mainland Chinese firms in various industries, specifically in new energy, life sciences, and manufacturing.



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