Annie Chan speaks on fraud risks in China

Annie Chan, Managing Director at Mazars Corporate Recovery & Forensic Services Limited, will give a presentation on the topic “Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and fraud risks for multi-national companies in China” at the French Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai on October 28th, 2010.

Annie Chan has specialized in fraud investigation, regulatory compliance consulting, risk management and corporate advisory services for over 19 years. Her specific focus and expertise are in the areas of forensic accounting, corporate and fraud investigations, internal control reviews, anti-money laundering reviews, shareholder disputes and litigation support. Annie Chan’s past assignments include working as a Senior Manager for the Enforcement Division at the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). Ms. Chan also held the position of Partner and Managing Director in one of the Big 4 accounting firms. She is also a Board Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Hong Kong Chapter.

The presentation of October 28th, which will be held at the French Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, will mainly discuss how fraud happens and what countermeasures firms can undertake to effectively combat fraud.

As a certified fraud examiner and a former regulator, Ms. Chan will share with participants her experience on where and how fraud is usually covered up and what sort of systems and controls are necessary to prevent and detect fraud or mal-practices. She will explain the business of forensic accounting and how it can inform and enlighten an investigation. She will also examine the role of forensic accountants, highlighting key points in preventing and detecting fraud. At last, Ms. Chan will present some specific recommendations for managing and reducing the risk of fraud in China.

Entry fee will be RMB 50 for Chamber members and RMB 100 for non-members.