Conference Programme

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
10.50 COFFEE
11.20 BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Delegates can choose to attend one of the following four interactive breakout sessions.  Please indicate your first and second choices on your registration form:

SESSION A:
GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR):  WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS FOR ANTI-FRAUD PRACTITIONERS
Led by:
Keith Dewey
, Managing Director, DataGRC.co.uk

SESSION B:
KYC:  FACT OR FRICTION
Led by:
Ewan Tweedie, Advisory Bureau Director

SESSION C:
EFFECTIVE FRAUD INVESTIGATION IN THE DIGITAL ERA

SESSION D:
THE DARK WEB:  THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Led by:
Ray Massie, Director, Fleet Forensics
Jon Blake, Director, Online Operations

12.30 LUNCH
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.
15.00 COFFEE
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
16.45 CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

  followed by:
NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

Join your fellow conference participants for a glass of wine to chat about the day's proceedings!