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Corporate Fraud: How to Prevent/Handle Presented by The Houston CFO Leaders...

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Corporate Fraud: How to Prevent/Handle
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The Houston CFO Leadership Council
Thursday, November 16, 2017
7:30 - 8:00 AM Networking | 8:00 - 9:40 AM Program

Strap in for a rollercoaster ride through the world of white-collar crime. Join us as our panel of experts, including a former FBI agent, share their real-life experiences with ethical cases involving senior executives of all types. This riveting discussion covers professional ethics within the financial sector, recent failures in corporate compliance, and the ethical challenges faced by financial executives in the pursuit of profits. We’ll discuss common deficiencies in compliance programs, conflicts of interest, how to monitor communications, how to report suspicious activity, and the impact of criminal activity on the company as a whole.

Who Should Attend

CFOs and other senior finance executives interested in maintaining a strong culture of ethics within their organization.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common deficiencies in compliance programs

  • How to monitor communications and report suspicious activity

  • Tackling the ethical challenges in pursuit of capital


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All CFO Leadership Council members may attend this program for free.

Non-member senior financial executives who are CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Directors of Finance and Controllers (or the like) are welcome to attend this program for $50.00.

Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives can not attend this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.


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For more information about this program or The CFO Leadership Council, please contact Jeanene Orlando, Southwest Regional Director, The CFO Leadership Council, at jeanene@cfolc.com or Erin Gardner, Southwest Marketing Director, The CFO Leadership Council, at erin@cfolc.com .


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About our Speakers

Malek A. Bohsali, MBA, CFO at ESP Completion Technologies, LLC

Malek is a 15 year Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer veteran for privately and publicly held firms. He has worked in the U.S., Vietnam, Mexico and Central America spanning SAAS, oil & gas, healthcare and manufacturing industries.

Malek speaks French, Spanish, served on the board of the National Kidney Foundation (Southeast Texas Region), is currently Assistant Scout Master, Licensed Real Estate Broker and was Chairman of the 3,800 member Aggie Professional Forum. Malek lives in Houston with his wife and two children, and graduated from The Kinkaid School, Texas A&M University (Bach. Engineering) and University of Houston – Bauer School (MBA).


Marc Mori, Former, Special Agent at FBI

Marc retired in 2016 from the FBI after a career spanning 24 years, investigating violations that included bank robberies, cargo theft, white collar crimes, and national security matters. Marc successfully investigated a subsidiary of Kmart Corporation for fraudulent insurance claims after Hurricane Georges that struck Puerto Rico.

Marc was born in Tokyo and was raised in Mexico City and in California. He studied Geography at UCLA and later obtained a Masters in Organizational Management. At age 19, Marc was commissioned in the US Army and after graduation from UCLA, he was assigned as an Infantry Officer in West Germany during the fall of the Berlin Wall. He was later recruited by the FBI in Honolulu and then assigned to San Diego, San Juan (Puerto Rico), Houston, and Washington DC. He has had temporary assignments as an Assistant Legal Attaché in Riyadh and Mexico City. Marc was a Computer Forensic Examiner for the FBI and has been a Certified Fraud Examiner since 2000.

Now he is a board member at Applied Math Creative and Intelligence Labs. He is married and is a father of three teenagers.


Charles H. “Chip” Schweiger, CPA, CGMA, Audit Director at PKF Texas

Chip has executive responsibility for leading teams in delivery of client service in a broad range of industries, including energy, oilfield services, manufacturing, distribution, software, employee benefit plans and non-profits. He brings his clients extensive public company audit experience, including initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings, PCAOB inspections, and acquisitions, coupled with decades of experience auditing private companies and private equity portfolio companies.

Chip’s client leadership responsibilities have spanned the spectrum from closely-held private companies to multinational corporations with over $10 billion in annual revenues. A member of several community and professional organizations, including the Former Texas Rangers Foundation, he is an award-winning author on business ethics, risk assessment and audit procedures, and has real-world experience with uncovering accounting fraud, exposing fraudsters, and participating in fraud investigations.


Michael Anderson, Assistant Special Agent at the FBI

Assistant Special Agent in Charge Michael E. Anderson has been with the FBI for over 28 years and currently serves as Executive Manager of the White Collar Crime Branch, responsible for Public Corruption, Corporate Fraud, Securities and Commodities Fraud, Intellectual Property Rights, FCPA and Health Care Fraud. Agent Anderson previously served as supervisor of the FBI Enron Task Force in Houston investigating the largest and most complex White Collar Crime case in FBI history which resulted in the conviction of 22 individuals and over $100 million in asset forfeiture. Agent Anderson is a recipient of the Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service, the highest award given by the Department of Justice, for his work on the Enron case and has lectured about Enron and ethics around the country and in Hong Kong.

Agent Anderson obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree with Distinction from the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. Additionally, Agent Anderson is a Certified Fraud Examiner as designated by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.


Gray Stratton, Of Counsel at DLA Piper

Gray Stratton is Of Counsel and a white collar compliance and enforcement lawyer at DLA Piper LLP (US). Gray's practice focuses on proactive regulatory compliance, internal investigations, and investigations and enforcement actions initiated by securities regulators, the Department of Justice and State Attorneys General offices. He has conducted numerous internal investigations and defended numerous investigations and regulatory enforcement actions, including whistleblower suits. Gray also has an active regulatory compliance practice, advising public and private companies on the creation and implementation of anti-bribery and anti-money laundering compliance policies and procedures, among other things.

Before joining DLA Piper, Gray served as Senior Counsel in the Division of Enforcement at the US Securities and Exchange Commission, where he led investigations and enforcement proceedings concerning financial fraud, foreign bribery, investment adviser operations, insider trading, and market manipulation.

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