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Accounting Fraud & SEC Investigations: What Every Company Needs To Know in 2019

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)
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Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CPE Accounting Fraud Webinar. Although accounting enforcement cases at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decreased in 2018, companies should not keep their guards down. The drop in the number of cases doesn’t mean that enforcement has weakened. Budgets, timing, and prioritizing more important cases over smaller ones, could be factors. The recent cases brought by the SEC imply its continued focus on accounting fraud, with heightened enforcement on individual accountability. Areas of focus include overstated assets, misrepresented key metrics, and misleading disclosures.

Companies must keep themselves updated with the emerging trends and developments to be able to devise effective compliance strategies and, thus, avoid fines and lawsuits in 2019.

Listen as a panel of distinguished professionals organized by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the latest and emerging issues in accounting fraud & SEC investigations. Speakers, among other things, will provide practical compliance strategies for 2019 in light of the recent trends’ implications.

This Webcast will discuss the following key provisions:

  • Recent SEC Enforcement Trends
  • Notable Cases
  • Areas of Focus
  • Best Compliance Practices
  • Enforcement Outlook

Who Should Attend

  • CFOs
  • Finance Management Executives
  • Controllers
  • CPAs
  • Auditors
  • Financial Fraud Practicing Lawyers
  • Fraud Monitoring Officers
  • Fraud Analysts
  • Risk and Compliance Officers
  • Public Companies
  • Other Interested Professionals

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Online CPE Accounting Fraud
Anthony Lendez
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Thomas Terranova
Managing Director
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Christine M. Genaitis, CIPP/E, CIPM

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Online CPE Accounting Fraud

Anthony Lendez,


Thomas Terranova, Managing Director

  • Accounting and Disclosure Fraud Topics
  • Accounting and Disclosure Fraud Cases
  • Risk Factors
    • Lack appropriate tone at the top
    • Highly competitive industries
    • Poor internal control systems
  • Best Practices
    • Set and monitor the appropriate tone at the top
    • Business ethics training
    • Monitor and investigate hotline tips/activity

Christine M. Genaitis, CIPP/E, 

  • Continued Focus on Individual Accountability 
  • Investigations brought pursuant to the Accounting Provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 
  • Aggressive Pursuit of Auditor Misconduct

Online CPE Accounting Fraud

Online CPE Accounting Fraud

Anthony LendezPartnerBDO

Anthony Lendez is a Partner based in BDO’s New York office. With over thirty-five years of experience, he leads the firm’s Forensic Accounting & Investigations group, encompassing securities litigation, monitorships, accountants’ professional liability, corporate investigations, white collar criminal matters, anti-money laundering compliance, and investigative due diligence. Prior to joining BDO, he was a Technical Manager for the SEC Practice Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and an Audit Manager at a big four accounting firm.

Online CPE Accounting Fraud

Thomas TerranovaManaging DirectorBDO

Mr. Terranova is a Managing Director within the Forensic Investigation & Litigation Services practice of BDO. Tom is a Certified Public Accountant with over eighteen years of experience in public accounting. He advises counsel and accounting firms in the defense of accountants’ professional liability malpractice claims, conducts internal corporate investigations relating to alleged financial reporting irregularities, advises companies and their counsel on complex accounting and financial reporting disputes that are the subject of securities litigation, and directs other forensic accounting matters.

Online CPE Accounting Fraud

Christine M. Genaitis, CIPP/E, CIPMCounselDentons

Christine M. Genaitis is a member of Dentons' White Collar and Government Investigations practice. As an IAPP-certified privacy professional who holds the European (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) certifications, Christine combines nearly 20 years of experience as a white collar criminal defense lawyer with particularized data privacy and GDPR knowledge. This unique blend of experience enables her to advise clients on how to comply with state and federal laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other international anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws and regulations, without running afoul of their international data privacy obligations.

Online CPE Accounting Fraud

Course Level:

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast; Group-Internet Based

   General knowledge of financial reporting

Course Code:

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

NASBA Field of Study:

Total Credits:
    1.5 NASBA-CPE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

BDO delivers assurance, tax, and advisory services to clients of all sizes – across industries, throughout the country, and around the globe. With a network spanning more than 160 countries worldwide, BDO is the 5th largest global network of public accounting firms. It’s our people, the knowledge they bring to engagements, their commitment to quality service, and the candid relationships they develop with clients that has made BDO the distinctive choice for professional accounting services for more than 100 years.

Website: https://www.bdo.com/

Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality services and solutions in 40 practice areas to clients in 24 sectors around the globe.  Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner, and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. With 175 locations serving 78 countries, Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which its professionals live and work.

Website: https://www.dentons.com/

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