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ACCA Ethics Film Festival ACCA-Wolters Kluwer Joint Workshop on Ethics and Fraud : Learning from Real Life Cases

Expert Speaker Yeo Ek Khuan

$260.00 (including GST)



Whether you are a CFO or a junior accountant – films transcend working professions and create a common language for everyone. The inaugural ACCA Ethics Film Festival 2017: Evolving Corporate Ethics for the Future Economy aims to bring together a community of like-minded professionals to discuss and address ethical issues and challenges embedded in the finance industry. The ACCA Ethics Film Festival 2017: Evolving Corporate Ethics for the Future Economy will advocate ethics and how professional accountants are custodians of trust in an increasing digital age.

Innovation in technology and business model disruptions in global and local economies demands rapid change in the accountancy profession where ethical behaviours become increasingly important. The festival aims to promote conversations amongst the public and private sectors about Ethics – an integral principle of any finance professional. . The ACCA Ethics Film Festival 2017: Evolving Corporate Ethics for the Future Economy will influence and shape the accountancy profession - as economies evolve in this digital age.

This workshop , held in conjunction with the film festival , will stimulate your thought process in the discharge of your duties and responsibilities as an Accounting Professional. It gives you a better understanding of the corporate failures that has happened around the globe, and provides a background understanding as to why there are so many changes in the financial reporting standards, and the clarity projects in the re-writing of the auditing standards.

You will have a better appreciation of why regulatory authorities worldwide are implementing more measures to ensure that those responsible for the financial reporting of public interest follow the regulations and standards strictly.

This workshop will focus on the broad principles of Ethics and Fraud:

•             Incentives to Commit Fraud;

•             Opportunity to Commit Fraud;

•             Rationalisation for the Fraud

Programme Outline

  • Professional ethical decisions which affect our everyday work as a professional accountant. 
  • Use of cases in corporate failures to illustrate the various ethical principles and issues faced.     Cases include : Crazy Eddie, Just For Feet,  Bernard L. Madoff - Madoff Investment Securities, The Baptist Foundation Of Arizona, Tesco and Tyco
  • How to handle fraudulent situations?

This workshop qualifies for 3.5 CPE hours in Ethics and Professionalism (Category 2).

Expert Speaker

Yeo Ek Khuan

Ek Khuan is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He has more than 30 years of experience with international auditing firms before joining BDO LLP in 2001. Ek Khuan has extensive experience providing services to multinational, listed local companies and small and medium enterprises. They span over a spectrum of industries from financial and professional services to construction, electronics, retail and manufacturing.

He is currently a member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), and is also appointed as a member of the Singapore Accounting Standards Council (ASC). He also serves as the Honorary Treasurer of the Association of Small and Medium Size Enterprises (ASME), and is currently representing ASME on the Tax Feedback Group within the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.

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