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How Is Your Board Positioned To Respond to Illegal Acts?

May 10, 2016
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST

  • Summary
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  • Self-Study Course
Presented as part of the BDO KNOWLEDGE Webinar Series program, the "How Is Your Board Positioned To Respond to Illegal Acts?” webinar will be a moderated panel discussion on sound governance practices and requirements with respect to illegal acts committed by management or employees acting on behalf of the company. The panel will examine the legal, auditing, and reporting requirements that define the roles and responsibilities of management, the board, the auditors, and legal counsel as a basis for those charged with governance to assess how their company is currently positioned to address illegal acts and potential obstacles in doing so.
Self Study Course:
If you missed the live webcast, you may access a CPE-worthy self-study course by clicking on the following link.

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Learning Objectives 
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the auditor and audit committee requirements with respect to addressing illegal acts under Section 10A of the SEC Exchange Act.
  • Describe the roles of the board, management, counsel, and the auditor with respect to identification and potential remediation of illegal acts.
  • Identify the steps involved in an investigation of an illegal act and assess the adequacy of your company's policies/procedures with respect to such.

CPE Certificates: Continuing Professional Education credit is available for those who have registered for and participated for the entire webinar (including being logged in for the duration of the webinar and being responsive to ALL polling questions).
Delivery: If you missed the live webcast, you may access the self-study course.
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1 CPE credit in the field of Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Program Level: Overview
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