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December ACFE In Person "Members Appreciation Event: 4 Hours of CPE"

  • December 14, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Dukessa Event Venue, 2840 Chimney Rock Rd, Houston, TX 77056


  • You must be a student chapter member to register at this rate.

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The Houston ACFE invites you to join us for our yearly Members Appreciation Event - 4 Hours of CPE

Presentation Description: This event is a four hour event that we are providing at a discounted price to our current Houston Chapter members. The discounted members' amount is for the usual one hour training luncheon amount.  All other attendees will pay a higher price for the four hour event. 


First Presentation: Tom Fox, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Second Presentation: Daniel Gleisner, 10:05 - 11:05 am

Third Presentation: Tamara Holland, 11:10-12:10 pm

Lunch & Awards Presentation: 12:10 - 1:00 pm

Fourth Presentation: Ryan Hubbs, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Speaker 1: Thomas R. Fox-the Compliance Evangelist®

Title: "Staying Current on DOJ Compliance & Fraud in 2021"

Description:  Tom will discuss the most current government pronouncements governing best practices compliance programs including: the 2019 Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs released by the Fraud Section of the Department of Justice, and its 2020 Update; the updated FCPA Resource Guide 2nd edition; the Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments; and the 2019 DOJ Antitrust Division’s Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in Criminal Antitrust.  He will also discuss his book, "The Compliance Handbook" (2nd Edition).

Bio: Tom is literally the guy who wrote the book on compliance with his seminal one volume book “The Compliance Handbook, 2nd edition."  Additionally, Tom has authored 19 books on business leadership, compliance and ethics and corporate governance, including the international best-sellers “Lessons Learned on Compliance and Ethics” and “Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act” as well as his award-winning series Fox on Compliance.

Tom leads the social media discussion on compliance with his award-winning blog, and is the Voice of Compliance, having founded the award-winning Compliance Podcast Network. He is also a member of the C-Suite Radio Network. He can be reached at tfox@tfoxlaw.com.

Tom has practiced law in Houston for 25 years. He is now assisting companies with FCPA compliance, Risk Management and international transactions. He was most recently the General Counsel at Drilling Controls, Inc., a worldwide oilfield manufacturing and service company. He was previously Division Counsel with Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. where he supported Halliburton’s software division and its downhole division, which included the logging, directional drilling and drill bit business units.  Tom attended undergraduate school at the University of Texas, graduate school at Michigan State University and law school at the University of Michigan.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what organizations can do stay current in federal compliance and fraud regulations
  • Identify changes in the Department of Justice's regulations relating to compliance
  • Learn about innovation in compliance
Speaker 2

Daniel Gleisner, CFE, Forensic & Integrity Services, EY

Title:  Is Your Data at Threat With Remote Work? Performing Investigations and Protecting Your Data in Modern Times

Description:  Covid-21 has changed the modern work environment, allowing for more opportunity for remote work.  But, at the same time, so many more opportunities for network breaches, less controlled data environments, etc have created higher risk work environments.  This session will address investigating in this new reality.

Bio Daniel Gleisner is a Manager within the Forensic & Integrity Services practice in the Houston, Texas office. He has over 8 years of experience in eDiscovery, data collection, digital forensics, investigations, and Insider Threat Assessments.
Daniel has experience conducting and managing forensic data collections both
domestically and internationally, handling various types of devices while utilizing
many industry standard tools. He has experience in various industries such as but not
limited to: government, oil and gas, financial services, and defense contracting.
Daniel is well versed in assisting clients with end-to-end forensic technology and
investigation services. This includes, maintaining chain of custody while forensically
preserving electronically stored information (ESI) from devices, performing forensic
analysis, and providing findings to clients. Daniel also has extensive experience in
eDiscovery, providing litigation support and investigations solutions for clients

Learning Objectives: 
  • Discuss the new working environment (remote, hybrid, in person) and how that pertains to data protection
  • Learn investigative techniques which address new risks
  • Identify innovative strategies for investigating remotely but safely

Speaker 3: Tamara Holland, Assistant District Attorney, Montgomery County District Attorney's office

Title: “Paying for it: Financial Crimes and Punishment in Montgomery County”

Description: This presentation will cover several short scenarios from some of the most interesting cases in our Financial Crimes Division. Ms. Holland will discuss some of the motivations of our criminal defendants, their schemes, their mistakes and the results of their cases.”

Bio: Tamara Holland is an Assistant District Attorney in the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office in Texas. She has been in the Financial Crimes and Forfeitures Division of that office for the past 8 years. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in economics in 2003 and received her law degree from South Texas College of Law – Houston in 2008. She became a Certified Fraud Examiner in 2019 and she typically prosecutes cases involving drug diversion, insurance fraud, misapplication of fiduciary property and large thefts in Montgomery County.

Speaker 4: Ryan Hubbs, CFE, CIA, CCEP, CCSA, PHR

Global Anticorruption & Fraud Manager, Schlumberger

Title: Shell Companies, the Pandora Papers, and Why It Matters for CFEs

Description: The Pandora Papers unmask the hidden owners of offshore companies, secret bank accounts, private jets, yachts, mansions and artworks by Picasso, Banksy and other masters. The biggest leak in ICIJ history contains 2.94 terabytes of confidential information from 14 offshore service providers.  Ryan will inform CFEs what the significance is of these developments.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define shell companies
  • Discuss the Pandora Papers and what they are
  • Understand the implications to date of the Pandora Papers leak

Event Policies:

Program Cancellation Policy

If you have registered and/or paid for an event and you need to cancel, you MUST cancel online through your account no later than 5 days prior to the event, unless otherwise indicated in specific event policies, to request a refund and/or cancel your registration. The Chapter must confirm event registrations with the venue prior to the event and any changes after this time period can become a financial cost to the Chapter. The Chapter reserves the right to make the final determination on what percentage charge/refund will be returned for cancellations made after the cutoff. The default condition is that cancellations made after cutoff will be charged at 100% and/or no refunds will be allowed. In the event the Chapter determines that partial charges or refunds will be allowed, they will be made on a case by case basis.

In the event of having to cancel one of the events,  the Chapter would immediately send an email blast to all registrants with the emails they used for registration.  The Chapter media relations officer would post on all social media platforms notifying members of the cancellation, and the Chapter webmaster would also post cancellation on the Chapter website.

In the event an attendee does not show up to the event, the registration cost will be forfeited. If payment at the door was the selected method, then the attendee will be billed for the full cost of the event. The Chapter reserves the right to bar future registrations for any attendees who routinely register and fail to pay and/or attend the event.  If you have any questions you may email events@houstonacfe.org."

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please visit the Terms & Conditions section of the website, or email us at events@houstonacfe.org.  

Additional Information:

Delivery Method:  Group Live
Prerequisites: Not Applicable
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Who Should Attend:  Anti-fraud professionals, Auditors, Accountants, Attorneys, Investigators, Law Enforcement, Educators, Students
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic

NASBA Sponsor No.  125230

The Houston Area Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org

For concerns regarding course offerings, certifications or complaints, please contact:  Gabriella Marshall, Training Director at the Houston ACFE.

Houston Area ACFE Chapter
PO Box 22853
Houston, Texas 77227-2853

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