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Caribbean Conference on Business Forensics 2013 Sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad & Tobago

May 14 and 15, 2013, Port of Spain, Trinidad

PROGRAM OUTLINE

May 14 and 15, 2013, Port of Spain, Trinidad PROGRAM OUTLINE In recent years the Caribbean

In recent years the Caribbean has seen a demand for business forensic professionals in Accounting, Digital and Information Technologies and everyday Business Operations. The Caribbean Conference on Business Forensics 2013 will bring together professionals from across the region and North America who are engaged in the field of Business Forensics.

Business Forensics addresses the need for companies and governments to minimize risk, achieve full insight and transparency, comply with legislation and conduct investigations concerning business processes, resources, assets, legal entities and people.

The Caribbean Conference on Business Forensics 2013 is the source for essential education on key issues impacting our business operations today.

CONFERENCE THEMES & TOPICS The overarching theme of this conference will be the role that Forensic Accounting, Digital Forensics and Business Forensics play in facilitating the confidence, trust and security within private and public sector organizations.

The Future of Forensics and Its Impact on Business

Information Risk Management Strategies

Implementing Forensic Accounting Practices

Risk Based Auditing

Understanding Digital Forensics

Understanding Forensic Accounting

Encryption and Decryption

Digital forensics and information technology

Cyber law and information technology

Information assurance and information technology

The conference content will be presented over two days:

Day One

Forensic Accounting and Introduction to Digital Forensics

Day Two

Digital and Operations Forensics, Risk Management Techniques, Group Discussions

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Accountants who advise clients on forensic accounting matters including

Lawyers who counsel businesses on forensic accounting matters

Forensic accounting professionals, including:

Fraud examiners and litigation specialists

Economic damage specialists

Family law practitioners

Professionals in business, industry, government and regulatory settings seeking current information, tools and resources in the forensic accounting, digital and operations forensics.

Auditors and accounting professionals interested in investigative and forensic accounting

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Risk Managers in banking and insurance

Chief Operating Officers

Finance Professionals

Internal Auditors

IT Professionals (Systems Analysts, Web Administrators)

Business Analysts

TOPICS INCLUDE

Fraud Investigations

Loss Quantifications

Litigation support

Risk Management

Dispute Resolution

Insurance Matters

Digital Forensics

PRICE

Early Bird (till May 1, 2013) – US$800.00

Full Price (from May 2, 2013) – US$900.00

Professional Members Price (Members of ICATT, ICAB, ICTS or other similar Caribbean groupings) –

US$750.00

Student price (with valid ID) – US$500.00

Group rate (10 delegates) – US$7200.00

Group rate (15 delegates) – US$10,200.00

Group rate (20 delegates) – US$12, 800.00

Executive Sponsorship Package – US$5000.00

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Meet Our Speakers

OLIVER JORDAN

Meet Our Speakers OLIVER JORDAN BUSINESS THOUGHT LEADER | LEADING CARIBBEAN FORENSIC ACCOUNTANT | VISIONARY Oliver

BUSINESS THOUGHT LEADER | LEADING CARIBBEAN FORENSIC ACCOUNTANT| VISIONARY

LEADER | LEADING CARIBBEAN FORENSIC ACCOUNTANT | VISIONARY Oliver Jordan, MBA, CFA, CFE - Deloitte Partner

Oliver Jordan, MBA, CFA, CFE - Deloitte Partner and CEO of Deloitte Consulting Ltd. (DCL). A Barbados Scholar, Oliver holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA in ‘Banking and Financial Services’ from the Schulich School of Business at York University, Toronto. He is a graduate of the FirstCaribbean Executive Leadership Development program at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania and is a Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Oliver Jordan brings to any project, a broad range of the highest level of experience in the tourism and financial services sectors. He is recognized as a leader and visionary within his field.

Oliver offers the public and private sectors invaluable insight and guidance towards growth and success via a service menu that caters to reorganization, the management of insolvency, forensic and dispute services, mergers and acquisitions, strategic reviews and strategic development, outsourcing and information technology solutions.

Leveraging on his own global, corporate leadership success, Oliver is well poised to provide wide ranging assistance to clients as needed. However, he is an expert in the field of Tourism and Financial Services.

Prior to his return to Deloitte, Oliver served as Managing Director of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean to a regional bank and as the immediate Past President of the Barbados Bankers’ Association.

He has also added national value as President and CEO of the Barbados Tourism Authority, as Chairman of Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. and as a Director of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association.

Earlier on in his career, Oliver worked with Deloitte Cayman Islands, where he specialised and trained in forensic accounting.

DR. TERRY FENGER

and trained in forensic accounting. DR. TERRY FENGER PROFESSOR | FORENSIC SPECIALIST | RESPECTED AUTHORITY Dr.

PROFESSOR | FORENSIC SPECIALIST | RESPECTED AUTHORITY

PROFESSOR | FORENSIC SPECIALIST | RESPECTED AUTHORITY Dr. Terry W. Fenger has served as the Director

Dr. Terry W. Fenger has served as the Director of the Forensic Science Center since 1994 and oversees the nationally accredited (FEPAC) Forensic Science Master of Science Degree Program, the DNA testing laboratory and the digital forensics section. Dr. Fenger received his PhD in Microbiology from Southern Illinois University and then conducted post- doctoral research at LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. In addition to administrative responsibilities Dr. Fenger serves as an instructor in the following courses within the Forensic Science Curriculum: Crime and Death Investigation, Bioterrorism, Foundations and Fundamentals In Digital Evidence, Digital Evidence Search and Seizure and Laboratory Management.

His research interests include various projects that focus on human identification through DNA technologies and aspects of digital evidence examination. He is also an investigator on the bacterial source tracking project. Dr. Fenger has served on numerous national, state and university committees and presents project updates and reports at national meetings.

BRIGIDA BENITEZ

BRIGIDA BENITEZ DC SUPER LAWYER | LATIN AMERICAN & CARIBBEAN EXPERT | LAW PROFESSOR Brigida Benitez

DC SUPER LAWYER | LATIN AMERICAN & CARIBBEAN EXPERT| LAW PROFESSOR

| LATIN AMERICAN & CARIBBEAN EXPERT | LAW PROFESSOR Brigida Benitez is a partner in Steptoe’s

Brigida Benitez is a partner in Steptoe’s Washington office, and focuses on global dispute resolution, internal investigations, and compliance matters. She has extensive experience representing clients in complex commercial disputes and business controversies, including litigation and arbitration, and internal corporate investigations. She also advises clients on US and international anti-corruption laws and regulations, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and regulations of Multilateral Development Banks.

Ms. Benitez has been cited by DC Super Lawyers for her work in civil litigation defense, and Hispanic Business magazine has named her a “Woman of the Year” and one of the “100 most influential US Hispanics.” Additionally, Ms. Benitez was a key member of the team representing the University of Michigan in a landmark victory for diversity in higher education before the US Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Steptoe, Ms. Benitez was Chief of the Office of Institutional Integrity of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), heading the office responsible for investigating all potential fraud and corruption in IDB- financed activities, and implementing programs designed to detect and prevent fraud, as well as engaging in compliance activities and outreach on integrity-related issues. As a member of the senior management team, Ms. Benitez reported to the IDB president and to the Audit Committee of the Board of Executive Directors, overseeing a staff of attorneys, auditors and other professionals. Her work covered the IDB’s 26 country offices in Latin America and the Caribbean, and she implemented procedures on a number of compliance issues, including integrity due diligence, offshore financial centers and OFAC. She also collaborated with individuals and organizations throughout Latin America and worked closely with leading international financial institutions to harmonize the IDB’s investigative processes and sanctions procedures.

Ms. Benitez is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where she teaches a course on international litigation and federal practice.

LAWRENCE HOFFMAN

litigation and federal practice. LAWRENCE HOFFMAN TAX EXPERT | FORENSIC ACCOUNTANT | CERTIFIED VALUATION

TAX EXPERT | FORENSIC ACCOUNTANT| CERTIFIED VALUATION ANALYST

EXPERT | FORENSIC ACCOUNTANT | CERTIFIED VALUATION ANALYST Lawrence Hoffman CPA/CFF, CVA, CFE is a Senior

Lawrence Hoffman CPA/CFF, CVA, CFE is a Senior Partner with Raffa, P.C. and leads the firm’s forensic consulting practice. He has over 30 years of consulting, audit and accounting, and tax experience in public accounting and the private sector. Lawrence started his career with a large international (“Big Four”) accounting firm in Washington, DC and progressed quickly. He started his own CPA firm in the early 1980s and grew that practice to one of Washington, DC’s largest firms in seven years, where he developed a nationally recognized practice in forensic accounting and investigations. He merged his practice with Raffa, P.C. in 2008.

Lawrence has been performing forensic consulting and investigative services for private individuals, commercial private and public companies, nonprofits, and governmental entities for over 25 years. He has conducted and led teams of forensic accountants on fraud audits and investigations ranging from small family-owned businesses to large governmental organizations with losses in excess of $1 billion. Lawrence has conducted forensic investigations dealing with fraudulent financial statements, misappropriations of assets and embezzlements, money laundering, kickbacks, bribery and conflicts of interest, insurance claims, bankruptcy fraud, and financial institution loan fraud. He

has conducted fraud risk assessments, implemented anti-fraud programs, performed internal control audits and assessments, and conducted fraud training and educational programs.

Lawrence is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a Private Investigator (PI) licensed by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. He is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) certified by the Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. He also previously held NASD Series 7 General Securities Representative, 24 General Securities Principal, and 63 Uniform Securities Agent professional licenses. Lawrence received a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from Mount St. Mary’s College. He is also a guest lecturer and industry speaker and instructor with various professional and higher education organizations.

Lawrence has been very active during his career with assisting numerous nonprofit organizations as a volunteer, board member, and trusted advisor.

MARLON PAZ

a volunteer, board member, and trusted advisor. MARLON PAZ UNIVERSITY LECTURER | LAWYER | INFLUENTIALTHOUGHT LEADER

UNIVERSITY LECTURER | LAWYER | INFLUENTIALTHOUGHT LEADER

UNIVERSITY LECTURER | LAWYER | INFLUENTIALTHOUGHT LEADER Professor Marlon Q. Paz - Partner, Locke Lord LLP,

Professor Marlon Q. Paz - Partner, Locke Lord LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law - B.A., Trinity College; M.A., Wesleyan; J.D., University of Pennsylvania. Professor Marlon Paz is a Partner at Locke Lord LLP where he concentrates his practice on securities matters, business litigation, white collar criminal defense and internal investigations. He has extensive experience with a wide range of complex securities issues, in the regulatory and litigation context, internal investigations and compliance, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and global anti-corruption matters. He has served as the Principal Integrity Officer at the Inter-American Development Bank, Senior Counsel to the Director of Trading and Markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and practiced business and securities law in private practice.

Marlon has played a central role in developing the SEC’s positions on many important regulatory and enforcement matters, including initiatives to address the current financial stress in the markets. Marlon had significant responsibility for developing a rule to require disclosure of short sales by hedge funds and other large investors; formulating options to revise the regulatory structure of investment advisers and broker-dealers; devising recommendations to improve the regulatory framework to facilitate global market access; and proposing a rule to streamline the processing of filings submitted by self- regulatory organizations. Marlon has counseled attorneys in the Division of Enforcement conducting investigations involving novel and complex issues under the federal securities laws, particularly in matters involving broker-dealers, hedge funds, prime brokers, research analysts and the securities markets.

Marlon was recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential U.S. Hispanics” by Hispanic Business Magazine. He received the SEC’s EEO Award for his work with Florida International University. Marlon received the HNBA’s Regional President of the Year Award. In 2006, the American Bar Association Section of Business Law appointed Marlon as an Ambassador for a two-year term.

JOHN SAMMONS

LEADING DIGITAL FORENSICS EXPERT | AUTHOR | TEACHER

LEADING DIGITAL FORENSICS EXPERT | AUTHOR | TEACHER John Sammons is an Assistant Professor at Marshall
LEADING DIGITAL FORENSICS EXPERT | AUTHOR | TEACHER John Sammons is an Assistant Professor at Marshall

John Sammons is an Assistant Professor at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. John teaches digital forensics, electronic discovery, information security and technology in the Department of Integrated Science and Technology. In addition, John also works closely with the Marshall University Forensic Science Center as an adjunct faculty member teaching firearms to graduate forensic science students.

He is also the founder and Director of the Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence. AIDE is a non-profit organization that provides research and training for digital evidence professionals including attorneys, judges, law enforcement and information security practitioners in the private sector.

John has taught several courses covering digital forensics, electronic discovery and foundational technology including Introduction to Digital Evidence, Forensic Uses of Digital Images, Data Recovery and Analysis and Digital Investigations. John is currently a part-time Investigator with the Cabell County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. There he focuses on computer crime. He is a member of the FBI's West Virginia Cyber Crime Task Force.

He is an Associate Member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence, the High Technology Crime Investigation Association, the Southern Criminal Justice Association, the SANS EDU Advisory Board, and Infragard. Although born in Ohio, has strong ties to the Huntington community having lived here most of his life. He currently makes his home in the Huntington area with his wife and two daughters.

BILL GARDNER

area with his wife and two daughters. BILL GARDNER IT SECURITY EXPERT | TECHNOLOGIST | UNIVERSITY

IT SECURITY EXPERT | TECHNOLOGIST | UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR

IT SECURITY EXPERT | TECHNOLOGIST | UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR Bill Gardner is an associate professor in the

Bill Gardner is an associate professor in the Department of Integrated Science and Technology at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. Gardner specializes in teaching Information Assurance and Information Security as well as required core class to undergraduates. Gardner has spoken at a number of information security conferences including ShmooCon FireTalks, DerbyCon, Cleveland Bsides, Hack3rcon, and AIDE.

Before teaching at Marshall University Gardner held a number of positions in private business including the management of the IT assets and information security for a number of multimillion dollar organizations in the public and private sectors. Gardner hold a number of certifications including the Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) as well as the i- Net+ and Security+ certifications from CompTIA.

Gardner is the co-founder and vice president of 304Geeks, a technology focus group based in Charleston, WV. He is also the co-founder and an organizer of Hack3rcon, an information security held each October in Charleston, WV. Along with his involvement with 304Geeks and Hack3rcon, Gardner is the president of the Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence (AIDE) based in Huntington, WV and is also the section leader of the Information Security section of AIDE.

Gardner is also the president of BlackRock Consulting a West Virginia based consulting firm providing IT and information security services to the public and private sector in West Virginia.

STEPHON GREY

STEPHON GREY ACCOUNTANT | LEADING CARIBBEAN AUTHORITY ON FORENSICS | DYNAMIC SPEAKER is the Managing Director

ACCOUNTANT | LEADING CARIBBEAN AUTHORITY ON FORENSICS| DYNAMIC SPEAKER

LEADING CARIBBEAN AUTHORITY ON FORENSICS | DYNAMIC SPEAKER is the Managing Director at BDO Forensic Accounting,

is the Managing Director at BDO Forensic Accounting, the

world’s fifth largest network of auditing firms, an Independent Assessor at one of the world’s leading UK energy companies, a sub-contractor at Kroll UK Ltd., the world's leading Forensic & Investigative Group, and the Director of Education at the Caribbean Institute of Forensic Accounting.

Stephon Grey, CFE, CICA

A Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal Control Auditor and Forensic CPA educator. His expertise has been acknowledged regionally and internationally through the performance and management of numerous assignments for clients in territories including Barbados, St. Kitts, Suriname, Jamaica, Grenada, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Columbia, Miami and New York. He has established a client base of over 50 leading companies and organizations.

Before specializing in Forensic and Fraud Auditing, he worked in the energy, banking, and audit services sector. He then founded Renaissance & Associates, an organization specializing in Forensic and Fraud Audit consultancy, to a client base which included the Energy and Financial Services Sector.

Mr. Grey is now one of the leading forensic accounting consultants in the region, and his facilitation has attracted senior officials in accounting, auditing, forensic accounting, management, legal and law enforcement, and he has instructed seminars on anti-fraud topics for associations such as The Grenada Chamber of Commerce, The Institute of Internal Auditors, The Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Association, The Institute of Banking and Finance, and The Caribbean Procurement Institute, The Jamaica Stock Exchange and iGovtt.

Conference Program

DAY 1 - MAY 14, 2013

7:30 - 8:30

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00

Feature Address & Opening Remarks: The Current State of the Discipline of Forensics in the Caribbean: Where are we and where do we go from here?

9:00 - 10:00

Keynote Address “The Future of Forensics and Its Impact on Business” Speaker: Lawrence J. Hoffman, CPA/CFF, CVA, CFE

10:00 – 10:15

Coffee Break

10:15 - 11:15

MORNING SESSION I Insolvency and Fraud: Where Did the Money Go During the Last Financial Crisis? Speaker Professor Marlon Paz

11:15 - 12:15

MORNING SESSION II Understanding Forensic Accounting Lawrence J. Hoffman, CPA/CFF, CVA, CFE

12:15 - 1:15

Lunch

1:15 - 2:30

AFTERNOON SESSION I Strategies for Implementing Forensic Accounting Practices Lawrence J. Hoffman, CPA/CFF, CVA, CFE

2:30 - 2:45

Coffee Break

2.45 – 3:45

AFTERNOON SESSION II The Trend Towards Risk Based Auditing – Tools & Techniques Speaker Oliver Jordan, MBA, CFA, CFE

3:45 – 5:00

Keynote Address The Internet, Digital Forensics and New Threats to Business Speaker Dr. Terry Fenger

5:00

End of Day One

DAY 2 - MAY 15, 2013

8:00 - 8:45

Keynote Address The Status of Forensics in the Caribbean Business Today: Building Professional Capacity Speaker: Mr. Stephon Grey - Managing Director at BDO Forensics Accounting

8:45 – 10:00

Why is the discipline of forensics on the rise in the business world? Panel Discussion & Audience Engagement Session (Lawrence J. Hoffman, CPA/CFF, CVA, CFE, Dr. Terry Fenger, John Sammons, Brigida Benitez, Marlon Paz, Oliver Jordan)

10:00 – 10:15

Coffee Break

10:15 – 11:15

MORNING SESSION I Digital Forensics and Information Technology (Introduction to Digital Forensics) Speaker John Sammons

11:15 – 12:00

Group discussion “So you think you are ready to become an expert witness?”

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch

1:00 – 1:30

Keynote Address How to Examine a Company's Operational Risks? Speaker: Mr. Stephon Grey - Managing Director at BDO Forensics Accounting

1:30 – 2:30

AFTERNOON SESSION I Understanding Encryption and Decryption (Beyond the Basics of Digital Forensics) Speaker John Sammons & Bill Gardner

2:30 – 2:45

Coffee Break

2:45 – 3:45

AFTERNOON SESSION II Prevention Tools and Strategies to Safeguard Business Operations From Cyber Attacks and Sabotage Speaker: Bill Gardner

3:45 – 4:30

Closing Address Issues of Transparency at the Corporate and National Levels: A Caribbean and Latin American Perspective Speaker Professor Brigida Benitez:

4:30

Conference Ends