ACFE Sydney – 2018 Christmas Event

The important role of whistle-blowing

Thursday 6 December 2018

In the context of recent high profile examples of corporate wrongdoing in Australia and overseas (such as those highlighted by the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry)  there is heightened regulatory and community focus globally on the importance of corporate ‘Culture’  and increasing interest in, and attention upon,  the effectiveness of corporate whistle-blower programs to identify, detect and stop corporate misconduct.

This growing global recognition of the importance of the role of the whistle-blower (viewed as the ‘last line of defence’ for corporate wrongdoing) and shortcomings in whistle-blower protections is translating to law and policy reforms.

David McGowan
Group Integrity Lead ANZ

David joined ANZ in 2000 after completing more than 21 years of policing in Victoria. He was appointed as Head of Group Investigations in 2006 and since then has built out a regional Investigations and Surveillance function with 12 teams working from 11 different countries. The teams are primarily responsible for conducting investigations into allegations of internal fraud & corruption, large external fraud crimes and conducting employee surveillance, as well as a range of support tasks – David also manages the whistle-blower program at ANZ.

Event Details
Topic : The important role of whistle-blowing

1 hour CPE

Thursday , 6 December 2018

ANZ Offices
242 Pitt Street

5:30pm Registration
6:00pm Speaker David McGowan – Group Integrity Lead ANZ
7:00pm Networking
7:30pm Event concludes
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