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The Fraud Conference - Trust in Short Supply: Addressing the Integrity Deficit

NATIONAL EVENT: Join us at The Fraud Conference 2023.

Online registrations are now closed, if you would like to attend the Fraud Conference please contact the events team at [email protected].

Join us for The Fraud Conference 2023 on Monday 27 March at the Royal College of Physicians, London.

This conference brings together world-class experts including law makers, insolvency practitioners, counter fraud specialists and renowned academics to discuss the latest trends, innovations and developments in tackling economic crime. 

Hosted by the Fraud Advisory Panel, INSOL Europe and R3 this year’s event will be live and in person.

We look forward to seeing you there!

              Fraud Advisory Panel            INSOL Europe    R3 - Association of Business Recovery
Session Time Session Title  & Description

Registration, networking and exhibition

09:15 - 09:30

Welcome and introduction

Frances Coulson, Deputy Chair - Fraud Advisory Panel; Chair – Fraud Group, R3

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome from our Main Sponsor

Louise Brittain, Partner, Restructuring & Insolvency, Azets

09:40 – 10:10

Rethinking unethical behaviour 

In this Ted-style talk be prepared to have traditional notions about workplace behaviour and integrity turned on its head! Using an everyday lens Priya will explain how and why people behave the way they do. This is a hugely engaging session so don’t miss it!


Priya Giuliani, Partner, Financial Crime Solutions, Guidehouse

10:10 – 10:45

Disguised as Green

What happens when he supply chain isn’t as eco-friendly as you were told? Join us as a panel of experts breaks down different aspect of eco-fraud and the ways we can spot it.


Louise Brittain, Partner, Restructuring & Insolvency, Azets (Chair) 

Laura Middleton, Director, PWC 

Daniel Hyde, Senior Associate, Peters & Peters

James Fleming, Investigations Lead, Environment Agency

10:45 – 11:15

Refreshments, networking and exhibition

11:15 – 12:15

Combating crook companies

This session will provide a timely update on forthcoming changes to Companies House to tackle the abuse of incorporation and what it actually means in practice. 


Alan Bryce, Chair, Fraud Advisory Panel, R3 (Chair)

Lee Robins, Companies House

Matthew Pennell, Companies House

11:15 – 12:15

Fraud on the Virtual Horizon

The Metaverse, to some the wild west and others the next iteration of the internet. Virtual worlds present significant opportunity for financial and organised crime, exploitation, terrorism and mis and dis-information. This session will aim to explore, with the support of current cases, the future of fraud and crime in the metaverse, how it is currently policed, and what we need to see in the future.


Amila Dissanayake, Chainalysis

Andrew Tzialli, Lawyer and Corporate Partner, Philip Lee LLP

Carmel King, Director, Grant Thornton UK LLP (chair)

Jemma Fleetwood, Solicitor, JMW

12:15 - 13:00

Catching covid

This session will examine the action being taken against those who sought to defraud Government during covid in relation to fake websites, PPE procurement and support schemes and the lessons learnt. 


Dave Magrath, Director of Investigation and Enforcement Services, The Insolvency Service

Caroline Sumner, Chief Executive, R3 (Chair)

12:15 - 13:00

Moving Assets to avoid creditors

This session will examine the extent to which some jurisdictions encourage business owners to move a company’s assets from one corporate shell to another, leaving debts behind, and the implications for fraud, transparency and creditors’ rights. 


Jennifer Maughan, Senior Counsel, Walkers

Marine Simonnot, Partner, UGGC Avocats

Bart Heynickx, Partner, ALTIUS (Chair)

Sponsored by Wedlake Bell 

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch, networking and exhibition

14:30 – 15:00 


15:00 - 16:00

Lessons from the Becker trial

Last April former tennis star Boris Becker was convicted for hiding assets and loans after being declared bankrupt in 2017. He was deported from the UK in December after serving eight months of a two-and-a-half year sentence. This session will explore some of the key learning points for fraud and insolvency practitioners arising out of this case and the implications for other sports people and celebrities. 


Julian Cahn, Partner, Stephenson Harwood

Rebecca Chalkley, Barrister, Red Lion Court & Standing Counsel to the Insolvency Service

Mark Ford, Partner, Evelyn Partners

16:00 - 16:45

Restoring trust and integrity

This session will explore the extent to which trust and integrity – in our institutions, our professions and our society – has been eroded and what needs to be done to restore this for future generations.


TJ Abernathy, COO Public Sector, Asset Reality

Arun Chauhan, Partner, Tenet Compliance 

Dr Ian Peters MBE, Director, Institute of Business Ethics


Closing remarks

Frances Coulson, Deputy Chair - Fraud Advisory Panel; Chair – Fraud Group, R3


Drinks reception and networking

Sponsored by Radcliffe Chambers 




Individual Tickets  Price excluding VAT

Early Bird Ticket Member incl. Drinks Reception - FAP, INSOL Europe, R3

(Available until 3rd March 2023)


Early Bird Ticket Non-Member incl. Drinks Reception - FAP, INSOL Europe, R3

(Available until 3rd March 2023)


EB Ticket New Professional incl. Drinks Reception - FAP, INSOL Europe, R3        

(Available until 3rd March 2023)                                                                              


Early Bird Ticket Charity/NGO/Govt incl. Drinks Reception

(Available until 3rd March 2023)

Individual Ticket Member incl. Drinks Reception - FAP, INSOL Europe, R3 £345

Individual Ticket Non-Member incl. Drinks Reception - FAP, INSOL Europe, R3

Individual Ticket New Professional incl. Drinks Reception - FAP, INSOL Europe, R3 £200
Individual Ticket Charity/NGO/Govt incl. Drinks Reception £200
Thank you to our Sponsors
Main Sponsor       
    Radcliffe Chambers
Technical Breakout Session Sponsor     Drinks Reception Sponsor
Exhibitor Sponsor           Exhibitor Sponsor
When and Where
For more information please contact
Nicola Pogson
Nicola Pogson
0203 987 9918
Nicola PogsonNicola Pogson
Senior Events Manager
0203 987 9918
Mercedes LopezMercedes Lopez
Senior Events Organiser
020 7566 4236
Lottie CondronLottie Condron
Events Organiser
020 7566 4233
Richard BroekmanRichard Broekman
Events Organiser
0203 989 8774

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