Fraud Prevention Institute for Employee Benefit Plans—Session Details and Handouts

Session handouts were available to registered attendees from Wednesday, July 10 through Saturday, September 14. Please contact edprog@ifebp.org if you have questions or need assistance.

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Monday, July 15

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

FPI01  OPENING—A Real-World Lesson

Leslie C. Kirsch, CFE, CIDA, CISA Moderator
Director, Fraud Risk and Resolution
WithumSmith+Brown, PC
Bethesda, MD

Nathan Mueller Speaker
Speaker
Integrative Ethics LLC
Minneapolis, MN

Fraud actually happens. Hear the story from a “real” fraudster and learn: • What was the motivation for the fraud in the first place? • How was the scam uncovered? • How did the fraud impact the organization and the people nearest to the fraud? • How can your participants be hurt by this fraud or other unknown schemes? • Are there wider connections and implications? • How to identify red flags within your organization • How to minimize the risk of fraud. (#14—Keynote)

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

FPI02  Why Normal People Commit Fraud

Christine Fletcher Moderator
President
Ullico Casualty Group, LLC
Silver Spring, MD

Leslie C. Kirsch, CFE, CIDA, CISA Speaker
Director, Fraud Risk and Resolution
WithumSmith+Brown, PC
Bethesda, MD

• Who commits fraud? Can you spot them? • What are typical rationalizations for unethical behaviors? • What are the types of fraud? • What are the ways fraud is committed? • How can schemes be detected and dealt with? (#10—General Topics)

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

FPI03  Keys to Service Provider Management and Vetting

Eric J. Wallin, CPA Panelist
Partner
Legacy Professionals LLP
Westchester, IL

Michael A. Ledbetter, CEBS Moderator/Panelist
Partner
Ledbetter Parisi LLC
Indianapolis, IN

S. Bradley Perkins Panelist
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
San Francisco, CA

• Your responsibility and obligation • Best practices in due diligence • Appropriate contract language, including language for software vendors • Leveraging data mining • Methods for auditing and oversight • Suitable cloud management approaches • Questions for your vendors (#10—General Topics)

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

FPI04  Fraud Risk Management in an Electronic Age

Eric J. Wallin, CPA Co-Speaker
Partner
Legacy Professionals LLP
Westchester, IL

Justin P. Webb, CIPP/US Co-Speaker
Attorney and Chief Information Security Officer
Godgrey & Kahn s.c.
Milwaukee, WI

Susan Philpott Moderator
Partner
Goldblatt Partners LLP
Toronto, ON

• Types of benefit fund fraud • Preventing and detecting fraud through internal controls • Conducting an effective risk assessment • Top five must-have policies and procedures • What to do after a data breach • Incident response planning: Who does it, when it should be done and frequency of reviews • Duty to report to law enforcement (#10—General Topics)

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

FPI05  The Hidden Costs of Fraud in an Electronic Age

Justin P. Webb, CIPP/US Moderator
Attorney and Chief Information Security Officer
Godgrey & Kahn s.c.
Milwaukee, WI

S. Bradley Perkins Co-Speaker
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
San Francisco, CA

Susan Philpott Co-Speaker
Partner
Goldblatt Partners LLP
Toronto, ON

• Identifying and quantifying the actual cost of a breach • Defining the soft costs associated with a breach • GDPR—What is it, and what needs to be done now? • Review some examples and the impact of the breach • What lessons can be learned from these stories? • How can business continuity planning serve as a tool for you? (#10—General Topics)