Centre for Counter Fraud Studies

Conference 2015

Counter Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference 2015

The CCFS/PBSAG annual conference took place on Tuesday 2nd June, 2015 in Portland Building at the University of Portsmouth. This year we also ran an optional extra half day starting on Monday the 1st June at lunchtime on Occupational Corruption. 

This was a unique event in the calendar of fraud conferences, combining invited speakers with opportunities for practitioners, academics and researchers to offer papers to present to their peers. We hosted papers on forensic accounting, technology and countering fraud, psychology and fraud, and occupational corruption. 

Programme

Day 1
  • Welcome
    Professor Mark Button, Director of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies, University of Portsmouth
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  • Creating an ethical culture to say no
    Philippa Foster Back CBE, Director, Institute of Business Ethics
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  • The Need to Disaggregate: Corruption, Organisations and Culture
    Professor Gerald Mars, University College London (UCL)
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  • Psychological testing using digital footprints
    Dr David Stillwell, Deputy Director of the Psychometrics Centre at the University of Cambridge
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  • Contemporary Moral Landscapes: The Law-abiding majority and the crimes of everyday life
    Professor Susanne Karstedt, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice at Griffith University
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  • The human element of insider threat
    Professor Monica Whitty, Department of Media and Communication, University of Leicester
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  • Occupational Corruption: A Practitioners Perspective
    Mr Don Randall, Bank of England
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  • Learning from interviews with the corrupt
    Professor Mark Button, Director of Centre for Counter Fraud Studies
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  • Internal Fraud, data sharing and what it tells us
    Sandra Peaston, Deputy Head of Financial Crime and Strategic Intelligence, CIFAS
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Day 2
  • Welcome
    Professor Lisa Jack, University of Portsmouth & Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Pal Ahluwalia, University of Portsmouth
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  • The current context of fraud and economic crime nationally and internationally
    Commander Steve Head, City of London Police
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  • Latest research on the cost of fraud - and the benefits to society from reducing it
    Jim Gee, Chair of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies & Partner and Head of Counter Fraud Services, PKF Littlejohn LLP
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  • Global Food Fraud Prevention Trends and Regulatory Update
    Professor John Spink, Director & Assistant Professor, Food Fraud Initiative, Michigan State University
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  • Preparing to Police the Bribery Act
    Michael James Betts, City of London Police
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  • How can the varied perception of corruption in the EU be explained?
    Peter Stiernstedt, Institute of Criminal Justice Studies PhD Student -
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  • Investigating fraud and corruption in developing countries and hostile environments
    Allan Maund, Managing Consultant, Baker Tilly Risk Advisory Services LLP
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  • Targeted Fraud Deterrence – Understanding what buttons to press to discourage fraudsters
    Ivan Bradshaw, Counter Fraud Specialist in the NHS
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  • Is there a theory to explain food fraud?
    Professor Lisa Jack, Professor in Accounting, Portsmouth Business School
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  • Private Prosecutions – A New Frontier in the Fight Against Fraud/Evidence Gathering in a Private Prosecution
    Hannah Laming, Partner, Peters & Peters/Ian Brown, Assistant Director, Ernst & Young
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  • Managerial Forensics: A marriage of minds in human behaviour
    Terry Sheridan, Guardian Angel Holdings Pty Ltd, Australia
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  • Identifying signs of deception through analysis of language
    Rebecca Nicolaides, University of Portsmouth
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  • Ponzi Schemes in Southern Africa
    Eckhard Volker, Managing Director Integrated Forensic Accounting Services (Pty) Limited
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  • The UK Government's Strategy for Tackling Fraud - Challenges and Opportunities
    Mark Cheeseman, Head of Fraud, Error and Policy, Cabinet Office
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  • Immigration Marriage Fraud
    Kim Sow, Joint Leader of Immigration Marriage Fraud UK
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  • “But you gave it away…”: Experiences of victims reporting online fraud to police
    Dr Cassandra Cross, Lecturer, School of Justice, Faculty of Law
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  • The Failure of Governance and the Pursuit of Anti-Fragility (Gower Publishing, 2014)
    Professor Tony Bendell, Lead Trainer at The Anti-Fragility Academy & MD at Services Limited
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  • The UK Government's Strategy for Tackling Fraud - Challenges and Opportunities
    Mr. Mark Cheeseman, Head of Fraud, Error and Policy, Cabinet Office
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  • Stock Market Efficiency, Insider Dealing and Market Abuse (Gower Publishing, 2009)
    Professor Paul Barnes, Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance at Macquarie University
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  • ‘Risk takers and rule breakers’ – the application of situational action theory as a predictor of crime
    Rachel Spearing, Senior Law Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, Barrister at Law, Pump Court Chambers, London
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  • LIBOR and FX manipulation: a conspiracy or a market convention
    Dr Alexis Stenfors, Senior Lecturer in Economics and Finance, Portsmouth Business School
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Download Counter Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference 2015 programme

Further information

For more details please contact dean.blackbourn@port.ac.uk.