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Cracking The Corruption Code

Cracking The Corruption Code

2 Credits


Subject Area

Specialized Knowledge

Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit of Specialized Knowledge for all CPAs

2 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

2 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Canadian CPAs

2 CPE credit for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

2 CPE credit for Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs)

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for CPA/CFF

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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  • Fraud Tree
    5 mins
  • Conflicts V. Bribery
    17 mins
  • Atlanta Bribery Scandal
    37 mins
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    60 mins
  • Gateway Drug to Corruption
    82 mins

Course Description

Corruption occurs at the local, national, and international levels. This webinar carefully defines different types of corruption including bribery, kickbacks, conflict of interest, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 

In this CPE webinar, former FBI Agent Vic Hartman, using case examples, shows how corruption can be prevented, detected, and investigated. The webinar will provide his unique perspective to explain the root cause analysis of corruption. 

Highlights of the webinar:

  • Defines corruption and conflict of interest
  • Showcases examples of local, state, and federal officials engaged in corruption
  • Discusses preventive strategies
  • Addresses the detection of corruption and conflict of interest
  • Provides root cause analysis
Key Attractions of the Webinar:

This webinar is for professionals that must address corruption and conflicts of interest. These professionals include CPAs, attorneys, investigators, management, and government officials. This is a must attend webinar for anyone that is charged with the prevention, detection, and investigation of corruption-related matters. The webinar is made very interesting because the presenter is former FBI Agent Vic Hartman and he discusses real cases and brings the material to life. The presentation is not only educational and informative, it does an excellent job capturing the participant’s attention.

Learning Objectives

  • To explore corrupt behavior through real life examples
  • To define corruption and conflict of interest
  • To distinguish between a conflict of interest and bribery
  • To assess if corrupt conduct violates the law
  • To recognize red flags of corruption

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA