We are very excited to launch a new course for those starting out in investigations, and for those who have investigations as part of their remit but who have not received training. The ACi 5-module course acvailable online via webinar and is based on a whistleblowing report and case study. Delegates are taken through the theory and practice of running a successful investigation. For all the details visit our course page here.
In this Deloitte podcast, our CEO Steve Young talks about the pressures organisations are facing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Under increasing pressure to keep their finance in order and with an the explosion of conterfeit goods, phishing and cyber attacks, many organisations are working harder than ever to prevent fraud using new technologies and ways of working. Steve gives his three top tips to help corporates rise to the challenge.
The ACi are delighted in conjunction with Deloitte Switzerland to launch a Swiss Corporate Investigations Capability Survey. If you are responsible for corporate or non-governmental organisation investigations in Switzerland, we would love to hear from you. This survey can be completed if you are based in Switzerland or based in another country but responsible for Switzerland.
This survey intends to provide a benchmark across Swiss based corporate and NGO investigations capabilities covering various aspects such as size of team, expertise, training requirements, use of technology, to reporting and governance.
To complete the survey please click the button below. (approx. 20-25 minutes)
Please note UK and Asia Pacific region specific investigations capability surveys will follow shortly.
Please watch out for these notifications as we welcome corporate investigation colleagues in the UK and the Asia Pacific region contributing to these surveys. Your voice is very important to us.
The ACi in conjunction with Deloitte are building on the success of our first UK survey published in November 2019. After the 2020 region and country specific survey results are known we aspire to launch a global survey in 2021.
Our CEO Steve Young was delighted to join the panel for MHC's webinar on the 1 July 2020 to discuss 'Crisis Management: Planning investigations and dealing with the Regulators/Law Enforcement'. To view the webinar, visit the Mason Hayes and Curran LLP web site.
Click here to register for the second part of their webinar series on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 11am-11.45am when they will be discussing 'Obstacles in Investigations', looking at issues such as privilege, reporting oblications, internal reporting, whistleblowers and individual rights.
In our February 2020 newsletter we launch three exciting events in Dublin, London and Zurich, as well as provide updates from our CEO and Investigations Innovations Working Group. You can read all our latest news here
We are currently seeking a chief financial officer to join the executive committee. This is a strategic role to lead on the association’s financial strategy over the coming years. The executive committee is a working committee and interest is sought from;
Please note this position is pro bono and will add extra work to what is likely to be an already extremely busy job.
Should you wish to speak to a member of the existing executive committee, express interest, or simply find out more please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
ACi's Annual Symposium event will takes place at Ropes and Gray in London on 14th November 2019. We have a packed agenda featuring gripping topics such as when the tables are turned on investigators, how to manage #metoo investigations, issues that arise during cross-border investigations and much more. The event is a great chance to meet your peers and to meet the ACi executive committee, including our newly appointed Head of EMEA, James Low. Places are limited and only a few remain so please book now to avoid disappointment. See our event page here.
ACi has run a series of immersive workshops throughout the Autumn of 2019, with events taking place in London, Manchester and Geneva. Delegates were taken through an investigation scenario with the opportunity to debate issues around corporate bid rigging, protection of reporters, interview management, open source investigations, and interviewing techniques, to name but a few. The response we have had to the workshops has been excellent. Here's some feedback from delegates:-
Very well organised and prepared. Very interactive too. This was great.
The excellent level and details about the investigation case built! Well done!
Very practical and relevant to the work I do. Thorough way to build a case and learning for me.
ACi will be running more events in 2020.
We are seeking an EMEA regional head to join our executive committee.
If you are interested in learning more and would like to speak to a member of the ExCo please e-mail our General Manager, Kate Winter, email@example.com
Read all the latest news from the ACi in our Summer 2019 newsletter.