Jack M. Blackier, FCA, Partner, Cox & Palmer to Speak at The Knowledge Group's LIVE Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jack M. Blackier, FCA, Partner, Cox & Palmer will speak at webcast entitled “Forensic Accounting & Litigation: Tools & Strategies for 2017 & Beyond LIVE Webcast”. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) October 10, 2017 - This webcast is scheduled on October 12, 2017 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).

    Event Summary:
    With the global nature of businesses and the increased regulatory pressures placed upon them, proactively assessing fraud risks and related controls, as well as effectively investigating and remediating issues as they arise are critical to companies in every industry In such an environment, the work of forensic accountants and the investigative nature of forensic practice is bound to expand its scope. Given the importance of this role, it’s a frontier where forensic accountants could face ethical, technical, and operational quandaries.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of CPAs and industry leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer the audience with helpful insights on real-world examples of fraud and practical advice on the dos and don’ts of forensic accounting. Speakers will also provide forensic techniques for practitioners in areas including scope of services, administrative considerations, investigative techniques, report structuring, minimizing financial loses, and best practices in identifying and mitigating potential pitfalls and common risks should fraud occur.

    The panel will also discuss the following topics:
    -Legal Standards for Qualification of Expert Witnesses
    -Impact of the New Revenue Recognition Rule
    -Assessment and Remediation After Investigation
    -Common Red Flags and Potential Risks
    -Up-to-the-Minute Developments and Updates
    -Canada v. US: A Comparative Analysis of Legal Standards for Qualification of Expert Witnesses
    -Recent Trends in DOJ and SEC Enforcement Actions
    -Remediation Concepts During and After the Investigation
    -What the new accounting rules for revenue recognition may mean for forensic accounting going forward.
    -Harnessing the power of teamwork– how to effectively use litigation support experts in multi-discipline cases.
    -Managing big data – organization, analysis and presentation – how to simplify the results of your analysis.
    -How to work with the next generation of attorneys and clients – addressing needs of millennials.
    -Overstepping your role as an expert – the quickest way to get yourself into trouble.

    About Jack M. Blackier
    Jack M. Blackier, FCA, is a partner in the Saint John office of Cox & Palmer. He was called to the New Brunswick Bar in 1997 after completing his legal education at the University of New Brunswick (1981).

    Jack received his Chartered Accountant (“CA”) designation in 1986. He has completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Taxation Course, a Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting from the University of Toronto, and a Masters in Law from York University.

    Jack was awarded a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants (“FCA”) by his peers in recognition of outstanding service to the accounting profession and to his community.

    Jack brings a wealth of knowledge and specialized skills to the Cox & Palmer team. He practises in the areas of tax, estate planning, civil litigation, and administrative law. His civil litigation practice focusses on forensic accounting and loss quantification matters.
    Jack has also enjoyed a 20 year career as a part-time faculty member at both the University of New Brunswick (Faculty of Business Administration) and Mount Allison University (Commerce Faculty). Throughout his career, Jack has been involved in a number of community organizations.

    An avid outdoor enthusiast, Jack and his wife, Assunta, have two sons.

    About Cox & Palmer
    Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients can rely on for solid legal solutions. We work with clients to understand their needs and provide valuable advice when it matters most.

    About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly-focused format.

    The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries.

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