Event Date

INDIA - 13/10/2020 - 16/10/2020

Event Description

Workshop On Mitigating Corporate Frauds And Cyber Crime

White-collar crime refers to financially motivated, nonviolent crime committed by businesses and government professionals. It includes wage theft, fraud, bribery, insider trading, labor racketeering, cybercrime, copyright infringement, money laundering, identity theft, and forgery.
Cybercrime is used in the commission of the white collar crimes of fraud, money laundering, counterfeiting of currency and identity theft.
Thus, Achromic point brings this highly Interactive Workshop on Mitigating Corporate Frauds and Cyber Crime discussing about the Impact of white-collar crimes on the economy,Laws governing White Collar crimes, Use of Internal Investigation, Cyber Laws, Crimes, and Investigation and much more.

Thought Leaders:-
·         Ankoosh Mehta
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
·         Varun Wadhwa
Country Compliance Officer - India
CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd
Ethics & Compliance
·         Ashish Jain
Chief Internal Audit Officer 
Nayara Energy Limited
·         Zameer Naithani
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
UFO Moviez India Limited 
·         Parveen Kumar
National Head - Assurance / Director
ASA & Associates LLP

Event Agenda



·         Introduction:
·         Impact of white-collar crimes on the economy
·         Leading cases on white-collar crimes
·         Understanding White Collar Crimes:
o    What are white collar crimes?
§ Corporate Fraud
§ Whistle-blower
§ Insider Trading and Market Abuse
§ Tax Fraud
§ Cartels and Criminal Competition Law
§ Money Laundering
§ Financial Crimes (bookkeeping, records)
o   Laws governing White Collar crimes:
§ Indian Penal Code, 1860
§ Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
§ Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
§ Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
§ Companies Act, 2013
§ Competition Act, 2002
§ Information Technology Act, 2000 (this will be discussed in greater detail in Session 2)
§ Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018
o   Regulatory Bodies:
§ Hierarchy and jurisdiction of courts for white-collar crimes
§ Enforcement Directorate
§ Serious Fraud Investigation Office
§ Central Bureau of Investigation
·         Use of Internal Investigation 
o   Why are we seeing an increase in the use of Internal Investigations?
o   Investigation process
§ Meaning of an internal investigation report
§ Role of the investigator
§ Data privacy concerns
o   Evidentiary value of an internal forensic report
§ Section 45 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872
o   Attorney-client privilege under Section 126, Indian Evidence Act, 1872 
§ Protection offered to advocates during an internal investigation
§ Strategizing post the results of an internal investigation report
·         Questions

·         Financial Statements
·         Corruption Schemes
·         Red Flags
·         Fraud Detection, Prevention and Response
·         Internal Controls
·         In-house Anti-Fraud units

·         Introduction
·         Evolution of Cyber Law in India
o   Law prior to 2000 and the need to govern cyberspace
o   Introduction of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and its drawbacks
·         Digitisation and Current Day Importance of Cyber Laws
·         What are Cyber-Crimes?
o   Cyber-crimes are unlawful acts where an electronic device is used either as a tool or a target or both. The enormous growth in electronic commerce (e-commerce) and online share trading has led to a phenomenal spurt in incidents of cyber-crime. They mainly related to crimes against person, corporates, intellectual property, data protection, and privacy. 
·         Overview of IT Act
o   Salient features
o   Offences
·         Data Protection
o   Laws relating to data protection
o   Risk of data exposure
·         Notable cases 
·         Questions          
Session 4: Panel Discussion on Steering White Collar Crimes and Investigations


13/10/2020 - 16/10/2020


Opening Day Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Closing Day Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm




Download Link : Cyber Crimes_V12.pdf

Registration Fees

INR 9,000.00

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