Invitation to CPD talk: Muddy Waters LLC " – a practical approach to prevent and detect fraud in PRC enterprises 怎樣從”混水摸魚” 中領悟及防止中國企業的欺詐行為

Dear Sirs/Madams,

 

The Council of Hong Kong Professional Associations (COPA) is organising a CPD talk on the above topic.

 

You and members of your institution are cordially invited to attend it. Details of the talk are as follows:

 

Date:

26th November 2011 (Saturday)

Time:

10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Venue:

Rooms 207 & 208 , 2nd Floor,Hong Kong College of Technology (Causeway Bay Campus), 412 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

Language:

Cantonese (supplemented with English)

Speaker:

Mr. CK CHO

Barrister, LLB (Hons.) London CFE, DMS, FCMI, MIMC, MIoD

Mr. Cho is a former senior member of the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), and investigated corruption, fraud, money laundering and related offences at first as a Chief Investigator and then Head of the Legal Research and Management Services Unit.

Mr. Cho is former President of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners,Hong Kong a position he held during 2007 to 2008.He lectures on commercial law criminal law, personal data privacy, internal control and fraud risk management programme.  

Mr. Cho is also the Programme Adviser of Professional Diploma in Fraud Examination and Internal Control and Auditing, organized by the ChineseUniversity of Hong Kong, School of Professional Continuing Studies.

Contents:

 

Recently a research company published a number of reports alleging that some Chinese enterprises listed in Canada were engaged in serious fraudulent activities. The stock market value of the relevant companies dropped heavily and as a result the research company benefited.  In particular, investors in a Chinese forestry company and its subsidiary listed inHong Kong suffered severe losses including a few famous investors.

The purpose of this seminar is to consider the case against the forestry company and how evidence and intelligence were obtained in PRC to substantiate the claims by the research company.

The speaker will also consider common red flags or indicators which may show fraudulent activities are involved.

The talk will:-

1.      critically review the research report in order to assess the evidence to substantiate the fraud allegations.

2.      consider best practices in relation to implementation of fraud risk management program.

Admission:

Free (registration required)

 

CPD Hours:

Two hours

We would appreciate it if you and members of your institution couldfill in and return the attached reply slip on or before 21stNovember 2011 for registration. Should you have any queries, please feel free to contact  Ms Sarah Xie at 2270 5603.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Fung Kwok-hung, Lobo

Chairman, Professional Activities Committee




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