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Wellington Financial SIG Event: SFO Perspective on Fraud in Financial Sector

24 September 2019
Paul O"Neil, General Counsel of Serious Fraud Office (SFO) will provide a perspective of fraud that is occurring in New Zealand and Globally with specific emphasis on the financial services sector.
This will be an exciting update of fraud particularly in the financial services sector covering:
  • What are the emerging trends and methods of fraud
  • Real life examples of some high profile investigations here in New Zealand
  • What are the key risk factors to consider
  • What are some of the specific considerations for the financial services sector.
5.15pm Registrations
5.30pm Speaker Commences
Refreshments and networking opportunity after the presentation
Paul O'Neil
General Counsel of the Serious Fraud Office 

Paul O'Neil joined the SFO as General Counsel in December 2016. Prior to this appointment, he was the Head of Enforcement at the Financial Markets Authority responsible for overseeing conduct of the FMA's civil and criminal proceedings. As part of this role, Paul also represented the FMA on the International Organisation of Securities Commission's Cooperation and Enforcement and Screening Group Committees. Paul had previously worked in private practice as a litigator at law firms in both New Zealand and London across a wide range of practice areas, including regulatory investigations and proceedings, energy, construction and telecommunications. Paul holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Auckland.
Chartered Accountants House
Level 7, 50 Customhouse Quay


Topic: Corporate Finance, Ethics & Integrity, Financial Advisory and Superannuation, Future Focused, Insolvency, Member Regional Events

Sub-Topic: Building Knowledge, Finance Management, Member Event, Special Interest Group

Format: Seminar

Proficiency Level: Foundation

CPD: 1 hours