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Controlling the Damage of Fraud

Event Details:

Speaker : Mr. C.K. CHO, Barrister, LLB (Hons.) London CSI, CFE, DMS, FCMI, MIMC, MIoD

Date : 31 August 2012 (Friday)

Time : 7:00pm - 9:30pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)

Venue : Auditorium, 1/F., Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Language : Cantonese (no simultaneous translation)

CPD Credit : 2.5 hours

Fee : HK$180**

** Fees collected will be utilized to fund events and activities for development of the accounting profession.

About the seminar:

Practical and legal considerations affecting the function and operation of an independent committee to investigate allegations of fraud, corruption and other illegality with due regard to better corporate governance and internal control. Reference will be made to recent corporate investigations by listed companies, such as Sino forest and Olympus.

About the speaker:

Mr. Cho is a former senior member of the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption, where he investigated corruption, fraud and related offences as a Chief Investigator. Since he left the ICAC in 2000 he has served as legal adviser on legal and compliance of various listed companies in Hong Kong and London. Mr Cho is currently legal counsel of two listed companies in Hong Kong and Singapore. Mr. Cho has considerable experience in venture capital, direct investment, asset management, internal control and fraud risk management. Mr. Cho has recently published a book titled "Practical approach to prevention and detection of fraud- A Guide Book for Internal Control Professionals" with Dr Charles KS Lau.


1) Those interested are requested to register on-line by filling in the attached enrolment form. Acceptance will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

2) Successful enrolments will be confirmed by email. Unsuccessful applicants will be automatically placed on waiting list; they will be called up in the order of time of receipt of registration when vacancies arise.

3) Applicants may check their registration status using the same membership number of their professional affiliation when they register.


1) After receiving our Confirmation, you can either pay cash or cheque for admission at location.

2) If pay by cash, please present the Confirmation with your cash payment when you attend the seminar.

3) If pay by cheque, please make cheque payable to Accounting Development Foundation Limited. Write down your name and Enrolment ID number on the back of the cheque and submit it with the Confirmation when you attend the seminar.

Seat Accommodation:

Please note that seats accommodation for accepted participants will be reserved until 15 minutes after the seminar starts. Seats may not be available for participants who are late for over 15 minutes.

CPD Hours:

For those participants who have not attended the full session, the number of CPD hours will be discounted according to the actual time of attendance. Completed CPD hours will be granted to attendees who have attended the full session. For the exact recognition of the CPD hours, please check with the respective Institute or Association.

Bad Weather Arrangement:

The event may be cancelled or re-scheduled when typhoon no.8 or black rainstorm warning is hoisted. Please refer to our web site for the arrangement.


Accounting Resources Centre (ARC)

CPD Requirements: Our seminars can fulfil CPD requirements. As professional bodies would not formally endorse the seminars we provide, it does not mean that the events we organize do not meet the CPD purpose. Registrants should note that you are responsible for determining whether our seminars or any event satisfy your CPD requirements i.e. that the training you receive are of appropriate standard and relevance to your maintaining and enhancing the technical knowledge and professional expertise. If necessary, please check with your respective professional body before registering our seminars. ARC does not warrant that the attendance of our seminars or events would automatically be recognized by the respective professional bodies as fulfilling your CPD requirements.

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