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  • Wednesday, June 26 | 7:00–7:50 AM


    CPE: 1

    Level: Basic

    Recommended Prerequisite: None

    Field of Study: Business Law

    In May 2018, the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect and fundamentally changed how multinational companies collect and process personal data. At the same time, data interrogation become an integral component of fraud detection and prevention. This session will discuss how these trends intersect and how the new regulations shape the future of fraud investigations.

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Assess the fundamental concepts of GDPR
    • Analyze how the regulations have been implemented and applied globally
    • Determine how the new regulations will influence fraud prevention
    • Compare fraud collection tools and techniques to ensure compliance

    Bob Krawczyk, CFE, CPA

    Managing Director, Mackinac Partners

    Bob Krawczyk heads the Compliance, Fraud and Forensics Practice of Mackinac Partners, a leading restructuring advisory firm that also provides comprehensive business intelligence, due diligence, investigation and corporate security solutions. He has more than 25 years of experience in fraud and forensics, accounting controls and processes, and financial reporting. Krawczyk is a CFE and a CPA who has led numerous investigation engagements including fraudulent financial reporting and the misappropriation of assets.


    Recently, Krawczyk led an international whistleblower investigation for a public company that uncovered fraud in several European countries. He also specializes in fraud remediation, the effects of fraud on GAAP accounting and SEC reporting, and the redesign and implementation of a company’s fraud prevention programs.


    Prior to joining Mackinac Partners, Krawczyk served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of several publicly traded companies. As a Senior Manager at Deloitte he led audit and forensic engagements for clients in numerous industries including financial institutions, manufacturing companies, timeshare operators and real estate developers.

  • Bob Krawczyk, CFE, CPA

    Managing Director, Mackinac Partners

    Bob Krawczyk heads the Compliance, Fraud and Forensics Practice of Mackinac Partners, a leading restructuring advisory firm that also provides comprehensive business intelligence, due diligence, investigation and corporate security solutions. He has more than 25 years of experience in fraud and forensics, accounting controls and processes, and financial reporting. Krawczyk is a CFE and a CPA who has led numerous investigation engagements including fraudulent financial reporting and the misappropriation of assets.


    Recently, Krawczyk led an international whistleblower investigation for a public company that uncovered fraud in several European countries. He also specializes in fraud remediation, the effects of fraud on GAAP accounting and SEC reporting, and the redesign and implementation of a company’s fraud prevention programs.


    Prior to joining Mackinac Partners, Krawczyk served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of several publicly traded companies. As a Senior Manager at Deloitte he led audit and forensic engagements for clients in numerous industries including financial institutions, manufacturing companies, timeshare operators and real estate developers.

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