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Presentation 1 (9:00 - 10:40am)
Proving Unreported Sales in the Post COVID Era
With increased pressures and opportunities ensuing from the pandemic, the risk of unreported sales (including cash sales) in privately held businesses has never been more prevalent. Please join Tim Zimmerman, CBV, CFE, ABV and Rick Davies, CPA, CA, CBV, CFE, CFF from RSM Canada to learn about the warning signs that you and your clients should be looking for, the different types of information and documentation that you should be trying to procure, and the methods and techniques which can be utilized to uncover and/or quantify unreported sales.
Tim Zimmerman is a partner with RSM Canada's litigation support services group. Helping businesses affected by business interruptions and commercial disputes, Tim has built the firm’s expropriation, construction dispute, commercial insurance and large loss claims services. His services also include contract disputes, product liability and subrogation claims. Among Tim’s other achievements is the development of numerous education seminars for the firm, including those accredited for insurance professionals, to facilitate an exchange of best practices and ideas. Tim Zimmerman was named a recipient of The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators’ 2018 Top CBV Under 40 Award. The award recognizes Zimmerman’s success in bringing distinction to the profession through his services, his notable career trajectory and his achievements, both professionally and in his community.
BREAK: 10:40 - 10:50 am.
Presentation 2 (10:50 - 11:45 am)
CAFC Update on Current Fraud Trends
In the past year throughout the COVID pandemic, we have witnesses an increase in fraud, cyber crimes and identity theft. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre will provide an update on the Canadian fraud landscape and trends.
The CAFC is Canada's central repository for data, intelligence and resource material that relates to fraud. It does not conduct investigations but provides valuable assistance to law enforcement agencies all over the world by identifying connections among seemingly unrelated cases. It is jointly managed by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Competition Bureau Canada and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).
A/Detective Sergeant John Armit, has been a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) for 21 years. John has worked at the Prince Edward County, Lanark County and Ottawa Traffic detachments in general investigative duties, major crime and as a Community Service & Media Officer. In 2015, John began working with the OPP’s Anti-Rackets Branch (ARB), investigating economic crimes and political corruption. In May 2021, John began a secondment with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) as a law enforcement Liaison Officer.