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ACFE South Florida Chapter #11: Webinar Series 3

  • September 17, 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Virtual: Zoom


  • Active Members Only - NO COST!
  • Non-Members

ACFE South Florida Chapter #11 presents another installment of our Webinar Series featuring John Lash, a Principal and CFIUS Practice Leader at Control Risks.

Delivery: Group Internet Based

CPE Hours: Up to 1 hour

Cost: Free to Members / $20 Non-Members

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Who Should Attend: Fraud & Forensic Accounting Professionals, CPA’s, Advisors, Law Enforcement, and Risk Management Professionals.

Learning Objectives:

Obtain and understanding of Foreign Direct Investment and how Forensic Risk Assessment Skills play a role in National Security.

Course Description:

Foreign Direct Investment plays a key role in ensuring that Florida remains globally competitive. With South Florida acting as an international trade hub and logistics gateway, these links have made it a global investment destination. Florida has further enabled this environment through low-cost, and pro-business regulatory / tax conditions

With these strong economic development strategies, particularly as South Florida attracts investments in logistics, infrastructure, biotech, advanced manufacturing, and high-tech / data-rich industries, there must be an awareness of the national security investment review process (CFIUS).

In order to be awarded full CPE credit, you must respond to four of the five polling questions asked during the program.

Speaker Details: John Lash, Principal at Control Risks - Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence, Americas region.

John has advised on national security strategy, integration, and enforcement for M&A assignments totaling over $60 billion in transaction value.

He is currently pursuing a PhD from Robert Morris University focusing his dissertation on CFIUS and national security trade policy. His research develops and tests game theory models which evaluate the national security implications of free trade, technology transfer, and economic espionage.

John has significant experience advising domestic and international clients in national security reviews before CFIUS and assisting clients with related regulations including the mitigation of foreign ownership, control or influence (FOCI). He leads teams serving in independent audit and monitor roles as required by mitigation terms and provides guidance to clients during various phases of CFIUS evaluation, submission, and review.

John applies his experience in strategic threat management, cybersecurity, and business strategy to advise clients on evaluating and mitigating global trade risk, focusing on maximizing opportunity value. He provides transactional guidance by performing operational and economic impact studies, in addition to evaluating current-state and target-state corporate security models. John also advises clients on comprehensive mitigation structures, including implementation and assessment considerations that may impact national security standards or deal economics.

A Zoom webinar link will be sent out by email to those who have successfully registered within 48 hours prior to the event.

ACFE_Sept Flyer-AM 2.pdf

ACFE South Florida Chapter #11
1421 SW 107th Avenue #135 
Miami, FL 33174-2526

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