2020 Education & Seminar Series

 

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Webinar – The importance of Government Data in Corruption Prevention

The value of government data has never been more relevant than during the current worldwide pandemic. This presentation will discuss how government data can contribute to the advancement of the corruption prevention space and how the NSW Data Analytics Centre plays a role in fostering transparency and a strong data governance culture within government.

Dr Tony Bertoia is a Principal Policy Officer in the NSW Data Analytics Centre within the NSW Department of Customer Service. Tony leads the Policy and Strategy program and is responsible for developing whole-of-government policies and guidelines relating to information management, data governance, open data and data sharing.

Presentation Video

 

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Topic: Financial Crime – what has changed since COVID-19

The global pandemic hit the globe in a dramatic way on two fronts – health and financial. Now we see the social impacts emerging. For business to survive and public sector agencies to thrive in these turbulent times it is important, more than ever, to have a financial crime strategy in place. During this session, we will examine what has changed and what strategy, tools and techniques should be employed to navigate these uncertain times.

Adam Simms is a NSW Solicitor and Partner at BDO Forensic. Adam provides investigation, risk management and advisory services to the private and public sector. He specialises in matters related to financial crimes and other misconduct including corruption, fraud, money laundering, terrorism financing, misappropriation of assets, and workplace investigations.

Presenter Slides (PDF)

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Webinar:  Proposed revisions to the Australian Standard on Fraud and Corruption Control (AS 8001-2008)

Anyone whose job involves preventing, detecting or investigation fraud and corruption, will be familiar with AS 8001-2008, the Australian Standard on Fraud and Corruption Control. The standard was last issued in 2008 and recently Standards Australia has decided that, in light or numerous developments in the field, it should be reviewed and reissued. A draft of the revised standard is now available for public comment.

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption in collaboration with the Corruption Prevention Network will host this webinar, which will be presented by Mr Dean Newlan. Dean will discuss the key proposed changes to AS 8001 and the rationale behind them. Dean leads the Standards Australia working group tasked with updating the standard. He was also part of the group that created the 2008 edition of the standard.

  • Date: Tuesday, 7 July 2020
  • Time: 11am – 12pm

Registration: CLICK HERE to register for the webinar.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Dean Newlan, Director, McGrathNicol
Dean is a forensic specialist with more than 30 years of experience. He specialises in investigations into major corporate collapses and workplace fraud and misconduct in business, quantification of loss in commercial disputes, complex funds tracing and fraud and misconduct control.

Anyone wishing to access and comment on the draft standard, can visit the “Public Comment” section of the Standards Australia homepage (www.standards.org.au) or https://sapc.standards.org.au/sapc/public/listOpenCommentingPublication.action.

This session is not yet been finalised please check back here regularly. When the session is confirmed notification will be made to members via EventBrite. 

This session is not yet been finalised please check back here regularly. When the session is confirmed notification will be made to members via EventBrite. 

This session is not yet been finalised please check back here regularly. When the session is confirmed notification will be made to members via EventBrite.