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25-27 February | Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority

ABU DHABI, UAE

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, the bustling capital of United Arab Emirates, features a mix of traditional culture and international influences that create a vibrant fusion of both new and old.

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, the bustling capital of United Arab Emirates, features a mix of traditional culture and international influences that create a vibrant fusion of both new and old.

Abu Dhabi

From the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, to the UAE Pavilion’s striking dunes and the world’s furthest leaning man-made tower, Abu Dhabi’s architectural marvels are all a sight to see.

Abu Dhabi

From the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, to the UAE Pavilion’s striking dunes and the world’s furthest leaning man-made tower, Abu Dhabi’s architectural marvels are all a sight to see.

Abu Dhabi

From towering skyscrapers to shimmering waters and white sand beaches, outstanding golf courses and the world’s fastest roller coaster, Abu Dhabi offers rich culture and exciting attractions.

Abu Dhabi

From towering skyscrapers to shimmering waters and white sand beaches, outstanding golf courses and the world’s fastest roller coaster, Abu Dhabi offers rich culture and exciting attractions.

Speakers

Alexandra Wrage

President, TRACE International, Inc.
Former Member, FIFA Independent Governance Committee

Alexandra Wrage is a former member of FIFA’s Independent Governance committee and was a member of the 2015 B20 Taskforce on Anti-Corruption, which drafted recommendations to G20 leaders for consideration in their global economic policies. Wrage has held numerous committee positions, including Chair of the Anti-Corruption Committee of the ABA’s International Section and Chair of the International Legal Affairs Committee of the Association of Corporate Counsel, and has participated in anti-bribery working groups with the OECD and UN Global Compact. In addition to this, she has won multiple awards including the 2014 Women in Compliance Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Compliance Industry. Currently Wrage is the president and founder of TRACE.

She is the author of Bribery and Extortion: Undermining Business, Governments and Security, co-editor of How to Pay a Bribe: Thinking Like a Criminal to Thwart Bribery Schemes and the host of the training DVD Toxic Transactions: Bribery, Extortion and the High Price of Bad Business, produced by NBC. Wrage has written three compliance guidebooks and is a guest blogger for Corporate Counsel. She speaks frequently on topics of international law, anti-corruption initiatives and the hidden costs of corruption.

A passion for fighting corruption
Fraud Magazine | July/August 2016

Cliff Lansley

Body Language Expert

Cliff Lansley is a psychologist and head of the real-life ‘Lie to Me - Lightman Group’, which is part of the Emotional Intelligence Academy (EIA) Group. The EIA Group international team works with a range of military, intelligence, security, commercial, fraud and police agencies in the fight against terrorists and fraudsters. He is also Managing Director of Paul Ekman International plc (PEI). PEI specializes in using reliable science in developing and delivering programs in emotional awareness and deception.

He was featured as the Behavioral Analyst Expert for ITV’s documentary "Lying Game – Crimes that Fooled Britain" and also with BBC and Discovery. He has worked with police, security and other personnel from military, airport, intelligence and commercial sector organizations in more than 20 countries across all continents.

When we tell Lies, we leak the truth
FraudConferenceNews.com

Video clip: Cliff Lansley keynote presentation at 28th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference
FraudConferenceNews.com

Roomy Khan

Convicted Fraudster, Galleon Group Insider Trading Scandal

Roomy Khan has more than 20 years of combined professional experience in the technology industry and Wall Street. She was intimately involved in the Galleon insider trading case, the biggest case successfully prosecuted by the government, which resulted in more than 90 convictions throughout hedge funds, corporations and individual investors. She cooperated with the federal government for more than 6 years during which she expounded the mechanics of the financial industry, various conduits of information and ultimately testified in federal court.

Khan was personally charged with wire fraud and insider trading and she served one year in the federal prison in Coleman, Florida.

Can a Stock-Trader-Turned-Convict Start a New Life?
The New York Times Magazine

Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA, CVA

Vice President and Program Director
ACFE

Bruce Dorris is the Vice President and Program Director for the ACFE and is an advisory member to the ACFE Board of Regents. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1993, and is licensed to practice law in state and federal courts in Texas and Louisiana.

Following a judicial clerkship after law school, Dorris was commissioned an Assistant District Attorney for the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office in Shreveport, Louisiana. He created and was the Director of its Financial Crimes Screening Section.

Dorris is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant and practiced primarily in business valuation and litigation support. He was an Adjunct Instructor in the Accounting and Business Law Department of Louisiana State University in Shreveport and has taught with the Becker CPA Review Program.

He formerly served on the Board of Directors with the National White Collar Crime Center, and was the Vice Chairman of its Audit Committee. He is a Past President of the Louisiana District Attorneys’ Association ADA Section, and has worked in the Louisiana House of Representatives Fiscal Division. He has testified numerous times before legislative committees and was a frequent lecturer with prosecutor and accountant training associations.

Dorris is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Texas State Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

Daily Agenda

To learn more about the types of educational opportunities offered by the ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East, view last year’s conference agenda.

Highlights from the 2017 Conference

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WHO ATTENDED

More than 300 anti-fraud professionals from 20+ countries in the Middle East and beyond attended.

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WRAP-UP

Read last year's conference wrap-up featured on UAE Today.

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PHOTO GALLERY

See photos from the 2017 event on the ACFE’s Facebook page.

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2018 ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East