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How to conduct an effective independent internal investigation?

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Event Details:

Speaker: Prof. Cho Chi Kong, Barrister, LLB( Hons.) London CFE FHKIMoD

Date: 5 August 2019 (Monday)

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

Venue: Auditorium, 1/F., Christian Family Service Centre, 3 Tsui Ping Road, Kwun Tong , Hong Kong (Please click here to see the map)

Language: Cantonese (no simultaneous translation)

CPD Credit: 2 hours

Fee: HK$100-

About the Seminar:

Professor CHO, an Expert Speaker in Legal and Compliance, will explain:

1. Legal and Regulatory Framework, governing the conduct of independent internal investigation by a listed corporation in Hong Kong

2. An outline of civil and criminal procedures relating to the conduct of an independent investigation

3.An outline of the legal elements of selected offences on

(i) Fraud, Theft and False Accounting

(ii) Dishonestly obtaining access to computer,

Case studies will be discussed to illustrate the roles and responsibilities of corporate officers in those situations and how they can manage the crisis for the benefit of the company.

About the Speakers:

Since the inception of ICAC in 1974, Prof. Cho has investigated major fraud and corruption offences initially as an Assistant Investigator and later as a Chief Investigator. In 1990, Prof. Cho was qualified as a UK and Hong Kong Barrister and was appointed Head of Legal Research and Management Services of ICAC.

Prof. Cho is the former President of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Hong Kong Chapter and the Co-author of a Guidebook on Fraud Risk Management titled “A practical approach to detection and prevention of fraud”. He has conducted independent internal investigations into alleged fraud and illegal practices for Audit Committees of listed companies in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Prof. Cho delivers post-graduate courses in Corporate Governance and Regulatory Framework at the School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a full time Professor of Practice (Law).

CPD Hours:

Completed CPD hours will be granted to attendees who have attended a full session of seminar. For those who have not attended full session, the number of CPD hours will be discounted accordingly.

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