Legal Elements of Financial Fraud


From 10:00 am until 4:00 pm

At Live Online

€420.00 (subject to 19% VAT)

Course Overview

The course will bring together understanding of complex financial transactions with an insight to law, methods, and ways resolve allegations of fraud. assist individuals who want to be certified fraud examiners to prepare for the Law examination for the CFE certification. It will assist them to understand the main types of legal systems and differentiate between the civil justice system and the criminal justice system. It also examines the various fraud schemes used in bankruptcy proceedings, the main money laundering methods, and securities and tax fraud methods. It also covers the basic principles of evidence and the individual rights during examinations which are necessary skills for a certified fraud examiner.

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Training Objectives

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Obtain an overview of the financial system
  • Learn about the civil and criminal justice system
  • Understand the main concepts of money laundering
  • Learn to apply basic principles of evidence collected

  • Training Outline

    Overview of the legal system

  • Bankruptcy (Insolvency) Fraud
  • Law related to Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Securities Fraud
  • Tax Fraud
  • Practice and Procedure

  • Basic principles of evidence
  • Individual rights during examination
  • Testifying
  • Practice and Procedure

  • The civil justice system
  • The criminal justice system

  • Who Should Attend
  • Internal & External Auditors
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Risk Managers & Compliance Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers & Financial Controllers
  • Executive Management

  • Industry Expert | Panayiotis Antoniou

    Panayiotis is a professional with 18 years-experience in the Banking and Insurance Sectors. He is currently the CEO of a Risk Management Services Company of a large Advisory Group which specialises in advising matters regarding Risk and Compliance. Panayiotis is a holder of CySEC’s AML and Advanced Certificates, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a Chartered FCSI at the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI), a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), a member of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He is also a HRDA accredited trainer. Moreover, he is awarded with the ISO31000 Lead Risk Manager certification, which is the standard for best practices for managing risks in a structured risk framework. He is also an accredited trainer by PECB body awarding ISO certificates. Panayiotis holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from State University of New York, USA, a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Virginia Tech, USA as a Fulbright Scholar, a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and a Master’s in Public Sector Management (MPSM).

    Training Style

    The programme is designed to assists participants to understand the main types of legal systems and learn about several Laws related to fraud. The course will also prepare the participants for the Law CFE examination. It will also provide the participants with a knowledge of the individual rights during a fraud examination.

    CPD Recognition

    This programme may be approved for up to 10 CPD units in Financial Regulation. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.

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