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e-Discovery and Records Retention

Anti-Fraud Issues Conference

May 22, 2012
Novi, MI
Novi, Michigan

Sponsor: Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

Anti-Fraud Issues Conference

Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan

  • Attorney General Bill Schuette on Michigan’s Attack on Fraud & Abuse
  • Special Agents – 4 Agencies Share How Frauds are Found & Treated – Fascinating!
  • The Don Rabon Helps Improve Your Interview Skills
  • Keywords in Employee Emails that May Point to Fraud
       

Recommended CPE Credit: 9 hours with optional
Early Bird Ethics (includes Accounting & Auditing and Ethics)
Breakout Sessions

  • Fraud Research on the Internet
       
    With so much information available online, it’s easy to forget that privacy laws may apply – especially in a fraud investigation. If you don’t know when you can access sensitive information, you probably shouldn’t access it! Online research expert Theresa Shimansky is here to explain the ins and outs of privacy laws as they relate to internet research, as well as tips and techniques in online research and the use of databases. Don’t miss this truly eye-opening session! 
       
    Theresa Shimansky, CMEA, CSBA - President, Precision Appraisals, Inc., Farmington Hills
         
  • Data Mining Software Programs
       
    Today’s auditors have a variety of data mining software programs to help them in the hunt to detect fraud. Although many shy away from technology tools for finding fraud, these programs offer an efficient way to detect incidents of fraud in any environment. Get an overview of the leading data mining software programs, and hear simple tips for getting the most out of these helpful tools.
       
    Ray Roth, CPA, CFE - Senior Analyst, Stout Risius Ross, Inc., Southfield
         
    Todd Setlock - Senior Staff Accountant, UHY, LLP, Farmington Hills
       
  • E-Discovery and Records Retention
          
    Find out what’s new with e-discovery! Get up to date on e-discovery requirements and best practices, as well as practical considerations for the retention of electronically-stored documents. Many practitioners are wary of e-discovery’s often complicated nature – make sure you understand it before it becomes an issue!
         
    Michael Hindelang - Partner, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP, Detroit