Law for Commercial Forensic Practitioners
Law for Commercial Forensic Practitioners (Virtual)
08 Apr 2024
R 9975.00

Law for Commercial Forensic Practitioners
09 Sep 2024
R 12720.00

Brief Description
The Law for Commercial Forensic Practitioners short course familiarises you with the pertinent legal issues and consequent legislation of fraud and corruption. During the course, you will gain knowledge and insights to the nature of criminal conduct, the legal mechanisms used to obtain evidence, and other issues that must be considered when witnesses or suspects are interviewed. The course also looks at how evidence obtained through more unconventional investigative techniques are admissible in court, which labour law pitfalls stand in the way of a successful disciplinary hearing and which reporting duties are activated in the course of such an investigation.
Learning Outcomes
After completion of this course, delegates should: Be aware of the relevant legal principles. Be able to act within and to comply with the law. Be able to ensure that policies, procedures and actions comply with the law. Minimize the risk of the employers liability for unlawful actions.
Course Content
The course will address the following:1. Legal issues in managing the risk relating to the appointment of personnel.2. General principles of Criminal law.3. Common law and statutory offences ( including fraud, theft, misappropriation of trade secrets, corruption, cyber-related crime and Money Laundering.)4. Law of evidence and constitutional rights. Including the admissibility requirements for various types of evidence e.g. the warning of rights, dealing with privileges, ensuring the admissibility of the results of more invasive investigation techniques, such as, polygraphy, search and seizure, the interception of communications and entrapment in criminal, civil and disciplinary hearings.5. Labour law issues.6. The liability of an entity and/or its officials.7. Remedies available to an entity, including the recovery of ill-gotten gains and 8. Dealing with Whistle-blowing in the workplace.
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a Bachelor’s degree.
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Catalogue and Category:
Financial Management and Taxation
Who Should attend:
The number of delegates to enrol for this course may be limited. Prior experience in the broad forensic field and qualifications may therefore be taken into account in this regard.Since the course will be practically-orientated ,by making use of case studies and by fostering group discussions, delegates who have paid the course fee in full will be provided with the prescribed and other material before the course starts in order to prepare themselves and to meaningfully take part in class discussions.The course would be beneficial for line managers, internal auditors, financial managers, risk managers and fraud examiners in both the private and public sector
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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