6-Hour Program

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Why You Should Attend

This program is designed to help professionals improve their understanding of the nuances of what is required of audit committees and special committees, and those who advise them. Our faculty of experts will delve into regulatory developments and the pressing legal ethics issues of the day, before taking a four-part approach into internal investigations.  

Utilizing a real-world case study, attendees will be able to investigate and gain insight on how internal investigations are approached from multiple perspectives: the board of directors, the outside counsel, the forensic accountant, and the regulators and auditors. By studying the internal investigation from each perspective, the faculty will provide a well-rounded program on what professionals need to know when dealing with audit committees, special committees, and internal investigations. 

What You Will Learn

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the key considerations to evaluate when to use in-house counsel and when to retain independent outside counsel
  • Assess how internal investigations can impact current and future audits
  • Understand SEC reporting rules and conflicting legal ethical obligations for audit committee and special committee members
  • Handle critical privilege and confidentiality issues during an audit committee investigation
  • Determine all relevant parties and potential audiences for report of findings during an internal investigation

Who Should Attend

Lawyers, public company directors, audit committee members, CPAs and other public company advisors.

Special Feature(s): N?A

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisites: An interest in issues related to audit committees and internal investigations. 

Advanced Preparation: None

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