Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation in PE and M&A Deals
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This course combines forensic accounting with fraud investigation and explains to the participants the nature of financial fraud, how to detect fraudulent activities, and most importantly how to investigate any type of financial fraud. The training focuses on audit techniques, fraud detection techniques, accounting and law, practically auditing and investigation of frauds, collection of evidence/documentation which can stand the test of legal scrutiny and write factual reports.

Delegates will learn by active participation during the programme through the use of exercises, case studies, practical workshops and group discussions. It is power-packed with case studies designed to give delegates a clear idea of real-world frauds and how investigative techniques can be deployed to nail the fraudsters and determine the extent and exact nature of the fraud.

This one day workshop will focus on Forensic accounting, Due Diligence and Fraud investigation at different stages of investment of Private Equity and M&A deals. We will try to highlight different Corporate Frauds, Forensic Tools and methods to identify frauds through case studies. We will also conduct fraud risk assessment and discuss the fraud prevention mechanism.


Why you should attend?

Financial frauds are the number one cause that victimize many Corporate and Private Equity investors.  They lead to failed deals, significant loss of shareholders’ value due to parallel businesses and diversion of funds, and protracted litigations. At the end of this session the delegates will:

  • Gain in-depth awareness of potential investments risks from financial frauds
  • Tips to remain vigilant about creative accounting and how it can be prevented
  • Initial screening and assessment of complaints or suspected financial frauds
  • When to involve forensic and investigation experts,
  • Invoking the right to audit clauses and expected challenges
  • What to expect and how to supervise financial investigations into large value frauds
  • Data Analytics for fraud detection and investigation


Who Should Attend?

This programme is aimed at Finance and Accounting Heads of Corporate and also Professionals of Private Equity and M&A for whom the prevention and detection of fraud is a major issue.


1.     Overview of financial frauds and forensic audits for the PE/VC personnel

a.     Case study – typical corporate frauds

b.     Nature of corporate fraud

c.     Statistics on corporate fraud

d.     Modus-operandi


2.     Pre-transaction considerations:

a.     Anti-bribery and corruption due diligence (e.g., FCPA, UKBA, etc.)

b.     Forensic as a tool to verify line items affecting the investee’s valuation

c.     Transaction documentation – key terms to prevent investors rights

d.     Case studies from real life

e.     Open discussion of best practices from industry participants


3.     Post-transaction considerations:

a.     Key fraud risks, including diversion of funds, fraudulent financial reporting, under-reporting earnings, etc.

b.     Monitoring/ end-use of investor funds

c.     Fraud risk assessment and fraud prevention mechanism

d.     Case studies

e.     Being on the Board of directors on investee companies

f.      Best practices from the industry participants


4.     Corporate internal investigations:

a.     Crisis management

b.     Investigations – confidential, credible, thorough and reliable

c.     Regulatory reporting and consequence management


5.     Exit process including M&A disputes, arbitrations and litigation

Amit Rahane Amit Rahane Executive Director - Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Ernst & Young India
Yogen Vaidya Yogen Vaidya Partner - Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Ernst & Young India
Jagvinder Singh Brar Jagvinder Singh Brar Partner, KPMG Forensic
Nitish Poddar Nitish Poddar Partner - Forensic Services, KPMG Forensic
Rahul Sogani Rahul Sogani Partner, PwC

Vivanta by Taj – President

90, GD Somani Road, Cuffe Parade
Mumbai -400005

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Standard Fee: INR 18,000 plus 14% Service Tax

Early Bird Discount: 20% Discount till 19th June 2015  - i.e. INR 14,400 plus 14% (Service Tax)

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Name of the delegate(s), Organization, Designation, Address, Contact No., E-mail ID

You can also directly deposit cash, submit cheque or transfer online to our ICICI Bank a/c:
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Refund and Substitution Policy (Differ from one programme to other, please read carefully):

No refunds will be granted for cancellations made within 7 days of the workshop. Those delegates who have confirmed and do not attend, are liable to pay the full course fee and no refunds will be granted.
Cancellation fee of 50% will be applicable 15 days prior to the workshop.
Cancellation fee of 25% will be applicable up to 21 days prior to the workshop.
Participants can cancel their registration 30 days prior to the event for a full refund.
Substitutions within a company are permitted through the workshop/training date, request must be by email to
Company reserves the right to amend content, expert, venue & date(s) of the workshop
Participants will be refunded the registration fee in full in case the workshop gets cancelled.
Company assumes no liability for any costs including transportation, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred by participants in the event of cancellation