Anti-Corruption and AML/CTF Presentations

Anti-corruption and anti-fraud seminars and presentations made include:


The limitations of forensic audits: Unpacking a fraud-scheme in a developing market

IBR Compliance Culture Risk LogoPresentation made at the 2nd Compliance Culture and Conduct Risk in Financial Services Forum, on how forensic audits only show part of what has taken place within fraud schemes.  The forum provided a platform for leading risk professionals to discuss mitigating risks in a volatile market and enhancing risk management strategies.


‘See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil’: Corruption and the NGO sector

APSACC Logo - CorruptionPresentation made at the 6th Australian Public Sector Anti-Corruption Conference (APSACC).  Attended by over 500 key decision makers from all tiers of government in Australia and overseas, the conference was hosted by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (NSW) and the Crime and Corruption Commission (QLD).

APSACC 2017 is an opportunity to focus on the latest innovations, strategies and future directions in preventing corruption and to network with Australian and international public sector peers and leaders.


The limitations of forensic audits: Unpacking a fraud-scheme in a developing market

6th Annual Fraud Summit logoPresentation made at the 6th Annual Australian Fraud Summit on  ‘The limitations of forensic audits: Unpacking a fraud-scheme in a developing market’ and member of ‘Thought Leadership Panel Discussion – Why has Australia become an economic crime hot-spot?’.

Based on the theme ‘Creating a proactive defence against the rising threat of fraud in Asia Pacific’, the summit brought together global and local thought leaders across the public and private sectors to share strategies in preventing, detecting and responding to fraud.


Understanding and Controlling Fraud and Corruption Risks

IBRConferences LogoPresentation made at the Compliance Culture and Conduct Risk in Financial Services Forum 2017, on corruption risk, it focussed on: Is corruption really the problem we think it is? Key facts and figures; Emerging trends and growing issues around fraud and corruption prevention; Key tools in tackling and controlling fraud and corruption risks; The main reasons why anti-corruption efforts fail

The forum provided a platform for leading risk professionals to discuss mitigating risks in a volatile market and enhancing risk management strategies.


Stealing from the Poor: Corruption in the Not-for-Profit Sector

Logo - Sydney Development Circle Logopresentation on corruption within the not-for-profit / NGO sectors, co-hosted by the Sydney Development Circle and The Ethics Centre.  Based on a real life case study, the presentation focused on the challenges faced, including why non-compliance and corruption occurs, why the sector is vulnerable, and lessons for dealing with it.


Implementing an Effective Anti-Fraud and Anti-Corruption Compliance Programme

Public Sector Fraud & Corruption SummitActed as Conference Chair of the inaugural Public Sector Fraud and Corruption Summit, and made presentation on ‘Designing and Implementing an Effective Anti-Fraud and Anti-Corruption Compliance Programme’.

The summit brought together peers and leaders from across Australia and New Zealand’s public sector.


Transparency and public disclosure of payments to governments and indigenous peoples

IBA2016 conference logoPresentation of paper at the IBA Annual Conference 2016 held in Washington DC.  Titled ‘Will Transparency Initiatives Impact Corruption in the Extractive Industry‘,  the paper outlined the impact new transparency initiatives (enacted by the European Union, Canada and the United States) would have on corruption levels in the extractive industry.  Hosted by the International Bar Association, the event was attended by over 6,000 top legal professionals from around the world.


The Panama Papers and the Implications for Australia

Australian Financial Crime Summit LogoModerator for ‘Hot Topic: Panama Papers and the Implication for Australia’, and member of the opening keynote panel discussion ‘Building a Global Anti-Corruption Programme that Can Reduce the National Crime Level’ at the 2nd Annual Australian Financial Crime Summit.


When Compliance is a Facade: A case study of corruption, culture, and collusion

GRC (Governance Risk Compliance) Institute LogoPresentation made to the GRC (Governance Risk Compliance) Institute’s 2016 AML and Financial Crimes Congress.  The GRC Institute is the peak member body for compliance, governance and risk professionals across the Asia Pacific, reaching over 7,000 professionals throughout the region.


Corruption in the International Development Sector: What NGOs need to be doing to reduce their corruption risk

Council for International Development logo‘CID Talk’ made to New Zealand’s Council for International Development (CID), aimed at providing an overview of fraud and corruption within the international development sector and the steps NGOs should be taking to protect themselves.


Charity Donations Money Trail: How to prevent fraud and corruption

Corruption Prevention Network logoSeminar given at the CPN‘s annual Corruption Forum. The Forum’s main function is to provide anti-corruption practitioners the opportunity to hear from experts on the latest fraud and corruption prevention techniques.  


‪’Corruption ‬in Emerging / Frontier Markets: The ‘Global South

CBA LogoPresentation given to the Commonwealth Bank’s Intelligence & Investigative Due Diligence team on the topic of ‪’‎Corruption ‬in Emerging / Frontier Markets: The ‘Global South’.  Currently listed in the top 50 largest banks in the world, CBA is looking to expand its global footprint, into a number of developing markets around the world.


Corruption Risks within the International Development / Charity Sector

ACNC logo Integritas360 anti-corruptionEngaged by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission’s (ACNC) to make a presentation on anti-corruption at their sector briefings.  The briefing’s were aimed at helping Australian charities understand some of the obligations and risks associated with sending funds overseas.  The presentation provided an overview of corruption within the international development sector, and provided practical steps charities could take to start corruption-proofing their organisations.  Held in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, the event was attended by over 300 charities and their advisors.  For more on the briefings click here


Managing Risks & Investigations in a Developing Environment

ACFE LogoTitled ‘Managing Risks and Investigations in a Developing Environment’, this seminar – delivered to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) – used real life case studies to identify the various risks and complexities associated with carrying out investigations in developing, frontier, and emerging markets; a task that brings with it a unique set of challenges and pitfalls.


An Overview of Corruption in the International Development Sector

ACFID - Australian Council for International Development logoPresentation made to the Australian Council for International Development‘s (ACFID) Finance Managers Working Group.  Attended by 20 finance directors from various charities, it provided an overview of corruption within the international NGO/NFP sector.  The Finance Managers Working Group was originally established to discuss issues of a financial nature impacting the Australian aid and development sector.