Ethics and Fraud (CPE: 3)
Date: September 12, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m - 4:30 p.m.
Location: KPMG Ottawa, 150 Elgin, 18th Floor
Members Fees: $350 Early Bird (registration before Sept. 5, 2019)
Non-Members Fees: $400
CPE Hours Available: 3
This session will cover the two mandatory annual continuing professional education/development (CPE/CPD) hours required for all active IIA and CFE certifications, including:
- Compliance with the IIA Code of Ethics and how to achieve proficiency in professional ethics, as included in The IIA Global Internal Audit Competency Framework
- Understanding of fraud risk factors; and
- Fraud Risk Management- what you need to know, including how to conduct a fraud risk assessment.
Christian Asselin is the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) and Head of Evaluation at Natural Resources Canada. He has over 30 years’ experience in the areas of governance, risk, internal controls, continuous auditing, financial management, fraud detection and prevention and change management. Christian is considered a trusted advisor to senior management and focus on continuous improvement. As CAE in two Departments, Christian directed self-assessment with Independent Validation. Christian has been a presenter at numerous events organised by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) in North America. Christian holds a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA, CMA) and Certified Fraud Examination (CFE) designation. In 2016, Christian was awarded by the Ottawa Chapter of the IIA, the Brian Aiken Award of Excellence for his outstanding and exceptional service to the profession of internal auditing.
Kas Rehman is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner and is certified in Financial Forensics. He is also the President of the Ottawa Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Kas is a graduate of Concordia University where he received his Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1989. He received his Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy in 1991 from McGill University. With over 25 years of professional experience he has been involved in a number of high profile investigations on behalf of public and private sector clients. His investigations have included contribution agreement spending and claim irregularities, contracting irregularities, billing schemes, administrative inquiries, domestic and foreign corruption and other investigations involving allegations of fraud or wrongdoing. He has worked on behalf of, or in conjunction with Federal and Provincial departments and agencies, Crown Corporations, public and private corporations, legal counsel, insurance companies and police authorities. He has prepared numerous expert reports for both plaintiffs and defendants, relating to the calculation of damages in a variety of cases involving fraud, breach of contract, personal injury, wrongful dismissal and other commercial and personal disputes. He has prepared reports on various insurance related matters including business interruption, property loss, fidelity bond, personal injury and professional negligence. Kas has appeared as an expert witness with respect to damage quantification in the Ontario Superior Court and the Federal Court of Canada.
Participants will be sent electronically a CPE certificate after the course reflecting hours earned. Please note that CPE hours will be adjusted accordingly if you miss time (e.g., arrive late, leave early) during the course.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing 3 weeks prior to the event to be eligible for a refund.