Corporate Crimes Intelligence

Corporate Crimes Intelligence Training in Dubai: Spearheading the measures to radically improve governance, transparency and accountability to crackdown white-collar crime and corruption.

Concerns regarding corporate crime and corruption are understandably growing and have raised many concerns and efforts in implementing more robust frameworks for combating them. These illicit activities collectively costs businesses and pose a very real and significant risk to companies.

Organisations need to supercharge governance, transparency and accountability in recognition to strengthen measures to eradicate white-collar crime and corruption.

The rise of organised crimes and illicit activities are certainly a threat to organisations and it is critical to be able to identify the hidden characteristics and behaviors associated with complex criminal events. This workshop will delve into how to use actionable intelligence to prevent and mitigate organised crime.

Developing a Criminal Intelligence

  • Identifying and defining what Intelligence is and what it is not
  • Recognising the terms, process and cycles of criminal intelligence
  • Examining the characteristics of various types of crimes
  • Reviewing the current anti-corruption and organised crime climate

Applying the Tools and Techniques of Criminal Intelligence Analysis

  • Identifying issues being faced
  • Skills required: Does the current situation suit?

Group activity: Applications of Criminal Intelligence Analysis

Delegates will be given a fictitious scenario. They are to provide their respective plans in groups to the issues and how the fictitious corporation should be set up lawfully and for the best efficiency of itself and its customers.

Case Study: Identifying the Key Elements within Corruption

Delegates will be given a case study involving an Asian corporation and its set up, which will contain various issues in money laundering, fraud, bribery and associated matters.

Emerging Trends in White-Collar Crimes and Corruption and How to Promote Greater Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption in Organizations

  • Reasons for corporate criminality
  • Emerging and key trends in corporate crimes and horizon scanning
  • How to promote effective governance and integrity in organisations through good leadership:
  • Whistleblowing and building confidence in reporting
  • Global Standards ISO 37001: How Anti-Bribery Management Systems can protect and preserve your organisation

Scrutinising Corporate Liability and Reviewing Adequate Procedures in Place

  • What are the key features of Section 17a on corporate liability
  • How would it effect commercial organisation, directors, top management and personnel
  • What organisations need to prepare in the event of prosecution
  • What are your “lines of defence” and base-line “must-haves”

Identifying and Assessing an Organisation’s Vulnerability to Prevent Financial Losses

  • Think like a thief: Identifying structural weaknesses that may facilitate fraud and corruption
  • Establishing your fraud risk appetites to protect your bottom line against fraud loss
  • Analysing the loopholes from emerging threats that may disrupt operations and devising mitigation measures
  • Implementing a robust and effective fraud risk management framework that is relevant to the current business environment and risk landscape

Whistle While You Work: Whistle Blowing and Enforcement Actions

  • Is your company equipped with a whistleblowing policy/hotline?
  • Protection for whistleblowers: Building a supportive environment for whistleblowers to strengthen organisational responsibility and public accountability
  • Awareness programme: Ensuring every employee has a role in preventing and detecting fraud and that the hotline system is a key tool to use for that purpose
  • The aftermath: Building trust in the workplace by providing mediation services to avoid personal distress to the individuals involved

Curbing Corruption: Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Values in your Organisation

Bribery and corruption present significant risks to organisations and tackling them increases an organisation’s resilience to shocks. This panel session will delve into what are the ongoing anti-bribery and corruption challenges and how organisations overcome them

  • What are the ongoing anti-bribery and corruption challenges in today’s business environment
  • What steps can you take to address and overcome bribery and corruption challenges
  • Recognising the do’s and don’ts in establishing good governance mechanisms in combating bribery and corruption
  • Corporate ethics as a culture: How ethical standards can be effectively applied in your organisation

Employee Screening: Instilling a Culture of Honesty and Ethical Standards that Promote Full Disclosure

  • Defining integrity at your workplace and in relations with your stakeholders
  • Reinforcing appropriate actions against employees that violate the integrity standards
  • Cultural competence: Preparing millennial with high moral and ethical values as emerging professionals for the workforce
  • Rewarding employees who have demonstrated integrity in their work and behavior
  • Awareness programme: Ensure ethics and integrity are included in all workplace education, training and practices

Building Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing Terrorism (AML/CFT) Compliance Effectiveness: Risks and Challenges

  • Developing remediation action plans that are cost effective in line with organisation’s growth strategy and goals
  • Applying the Know Your Customer Policy (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) to protect your organisation’s assets
  • Providing substantial change management and training tools to facilitate the adoption of AML behavior across organisations
  • Addressing what are the consequences of non-compliance of AML/CFT to your organisation

Developing a Sustainable and Conducive Environment to Combat Fraud at All Levels

  • Ethical leadership and culture: Cultivating strong ethical values and high standards of ethical behavior
  • Incorporating robust governance structures to promote accountability and transparency
  • Devising regular fraud risk assessments to determine a fraud risk profile
  • Implementing strategy with specific control activities to mitigate assessed fraud risks departmentally
  • Taking a top down approach versus bottom up

Avoiding Financial Losses through Criminal Activity by Implementing Stringent Internal Controls

  • Strong internal controls: Developing effective and efficient forensic accounting practices in order to minimise costs and maximise revenue within business operations
  • Ensuring adequate compliance by the organisation with the stipulated policies and procedures to prevent unexpected losses
  • Providing strong assurance in the efficiency of operations, reliability of financial reporting

Software Piracy – A Victimless Corporate Crime?

  • What is Software Piracy? Understanding how and why – including some AV elements
  • Is it a victimless crime?
  • Economic Losses due to piracy
  • Risks to your organisation due to piracy
  • Legal Liabilities of Software Piracy? Beyond Copyright violation
  • Developing a Software Asset Management framework for your organisation
  • Software Asset management – key step to a Digitalized Corporate environment
  • Creating an action plan for effective Software Asset Management

Cybersecurity: Safeguarding Your Business from the Evolving Cyber Threat Landscape

  • Anticipating and effectively addressing cyber risks in the age of Industry 4.0
  • Security trends and capabilities: Building trust and resilience with agile security
  • Streamlining how companies will protect their data in a world of pervasive sensors and protect their machine-learning capabilities

Access Control: Applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Predictive Analytics to Detect Potential Threats and Implement Appropriate Strategies in Control Systems

  • Using AI to gain informative insights into your data and predicting suspicious behaviours in your organisation
  • Predicting possible threats based on data analysis from multiple security devices and systems
  • Increasing accuracy of real-time updates and keeping up with changing user access rights
  • Performing regular audits on both hardware and software to ensure systems functionality and security

Best Practice or Best Fit

  • Key concepts, tools and techniques learned from the modules will be applied and tested through case studies, which will focus on business transformation

Who Should Attend:

  • Heads of Business Integrity
  • Chief Compliance Officers
  • CEOs
  • Chief Legal Officers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Chief Risk Officers
  • Financial Crime Officer
  • Heads of Procurement
  • Compliance/ Governance
  • Regulators/Lawyers
  • General Council
  • Board of Directors
  • Business owners
  • Vice Presidents, Division Heads, Senior Managers, Managers, Leaders, Specialists of
  • Accounting
  • Internal Audit
  • Risk Management
  • Fraud Prevention & Investigation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Compliance
  • Strategy & Planning

Wrap-Up Session

Summarising the course outline covered throughout the day followed by a Q&A session. Delegates are encourage to use this time to brainstorm and discuss challenges faced.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain latest crimes prevention and detection techniques to help develop ideas for improvement and implementation within your organization.

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