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Forensic Accounting SIG 2021

This group meets six times each year, covering a variety of topics relevant to those working in forensic accounting such as fraud, liquidations and receivership, computer forensics, financial investigation, and private sector civil disputes.

Available to attend in person and online. 
A connected network of CAs focused on sharp thinking in the field of forensic accounting and related areas.

Annual Purchase
Member $195
Non-Member $244

Casual Session Purchase

Member $60
Non-Member $75

Half year Purchase (July - Dec)
Only available for purchase from July 2020
Member $98
Non-Member $122

Topics 2021:

Thursday 15 April 2021

  • Recognising and Preventing Bribery & Corruption and Dealing with Digital Evidence. -Presented by Matthew Preece, Senior Manager, Forensic, KPMG and Barry Foster, Director, Risk Advisory, Forensic, KPMG
  • Modern slavery, worker exploitation and supply chain risk management - Presented by Lydia Tsen, Senior Policy Advocate – Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Thursday 15 April 2021

  • Complaints process for members of CA ANZ - Presented by William Robertson, Senior Solicitor – Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • UK Serious Fraud Office (Pre-recording) - Presented by Katherine Jenkins, Senior investigator, UK SFO

Topics 2020:

Thursday, 20 February 2020

  • Investigating Money Mules - Presented by Bridget Doell, Detective Senior Sergeant, Auckland Financial Crime Unit.
  • The Important Role Chartered Accountants can Play in Ensuring our Financial Sector's Culture Effectively Contributes‎ to Financial Stability - Presented by Suzanne Snively, Chair, Transparency International NZ

Thursday, 16 April 2020

  • Deep Fakes - Presented by Curtis Barnes & Tom Barraclough, Brainbox Institue

Thursday, 18 June 2020

  • Cyber security - Presented by Maddy Shepherd, Senior Advisor, Engagement & Partnerships, CERT NZ

Thursday, 24 September 2020

  • Experts under fire – delivering on the promise of expert determination - Presented by Matthew Ashby, Partner, McGrathNicol

Thursday, 15 October 2020

  • Corporate Governance, Culture and Accountability - Presented by Callum Hey, Senior Manager, Technology Risk and Safe Business Lead (Data) at Westpac 

Thursday, 19 November 2020

  • SFO’s New Fraud and Corruption Prevention Capability - Presented by Rob Vaudrey,  Serious Fraud Office’s Strategic Policy Business Partner.

Topics 2019: 

Thursday, 27 February 2019

  • Growing Sophistication of Online Scams  - Presented by Bronwyn Groot, CFFC
  • Excel - Pivots, Power Pivotd and data clean up - Presented by Michael Toon

Thursday, 10 April 2019

  • The new Code of Ethics - Presented by Peter Vial, CA ANZ
  • Bank Fraud Detection - Presented by Kevin Green, Westpac

Thursday, 20 June 2019

  • Crime in Crypto – Presented by Gary Hughes, Barrister, Akarana Chambers
  • Financial Economic Crime Exploitation of the Charitable Sector - Presented by Paul Budd, Investigations Team, Charities Commission

Thursday, 1 August 2019

  • Communicating – The Preparation and Conduct of an Interview - Presented by Chris Budge, Director Forensic Services at KPMG NZ  
  • Fraud Prevention in the Lottery Environment - Presented by Amy Nightingale, Senior Risk Analyst at Lotto NZ

Thursday, 17 October 2019

  • What KiwiSaver will do for NZ and ethical investing - Sam Stubbs, Simplicity
  • Mainzeal collapse - Mihai Pascari

Thursday, 28 November 2019

  • Investigation and prosecution of a $54m mortgage fraud, Blair Bulloch, Serious Fraud Office

Chartered Accountants ANZ Conference Centre
Ground Floor, Carlaw Park
12-16 Nicholls Lane
Auckland 1010
Committee Members

Callum Hey

Mike Lowe
Peter Preece
Susan Bingham
Michael Leightley
Keith Ward
Blair Bulloch


Topic: Member Regional Events

Sub-Topic: Special Interest Group

Format: Seminar

CPD: Upto 6 hours