London Fraud Forum 11th Annual Conference
Date: Thursday 12th October 2017
Venue: One Great George Street, London SW1
|08.45||COFFEE AND REGISTRATION
|09.15||LONDON FRAUD FORUM CHAIRMAN'S INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME
Rob Brooker, Chairman, London Fraud Forum
|09.20||CYBERCRIME: THE LINKS TO FRAUD, AND THE LATEST GOVERNMENT MOVES TO REDUCE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR RISK
Mike Hulett, Head of Operations - National Cyber Crime Unit
National Crime Agency
|10.00||AN UPDATE FROM THE CITY OF LONDON POLICE: THE LATEST POLICE INITIATIVES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST FRAUD
Commissioner Ian Dyson, City of London Police
|10.40||THE LONDON DIGITAL SECURITY CENTRE: A LONDON INITIATIVE
John Unsworth, Chief Executive
London Digital Security Centre
|13.30||WHY WHISTLEBLOWING MATTERS: THE WHISTLEBLOWER'S STORY
Ian Foxley, formerly of GPT Special Project Management, who blew the whistle on the bribery and corruption involved in a £2bn defence deal with Saudi Arabia. Ian's story is extremely compelling: "the best presentation I have ever heard. You could have heard a pin drop in the room."
|14.20||FRAUD: THE VIEW FROM THE DEFENCE
Mark Moir, Faculty of Advocates
One of the cases in which Mark has acted for the defence is that of Edwin McLaren, who was sentenced earlier this year to 11 years for a £1.6 million property fraud scheme, following what is believed to have been the longest criminal trial in UK legal history.
|15.25||IN A MANNER OF SPEAKING: THE USE OF LANGUAGE ANALYSIS IN INVESTIGATING AND PROSECUTING FRAUD
Dr Kate Haworth, Centre for Forensic Linguistics, University of Aston
|16.00||THE KWEKU ADOBOLI ROGUE TRADER CASE: THE INVESTIGATING OFFICER'S PERSPECTIVE
Detective Sergeant Paul Curtis, City of London Police
At last year's conference we heard from Kweku Adoboli, who was convicted in 2011 on two counts of fraud after UBS lost $2 billion as a result of unauthorised trading. Kweku talked openly about his story. Paul was one of the City of London Police investigating officers, and will share his experience of this case, including how the police approached the investigation and the lessons for internal control and governance in business.
|16.35||CHAIRMAN'S CLOSING REMARKS|
CLOSE OF CONFERENCE
Join your fellow conference participants for a glass of wine to chat about the day's proceedings!