Judges Seminar 1: Dealing with Economic and Financial Crimes (Diploma-Postgraduate)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In City of Doha (Qatar), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and 5 other venues

£ 12,000 - (Rs 9,78,396)
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Suitable for: This course is designed for: Judges. Prosecutors. Lawyers. Law Graduates. Police Officers. All those belonging to the Legal Profession

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Starts Location
Al Farwānīyah
al-Kuwait, Kuwait
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City of Doha
Al Wahda Street, 25500, Doha, Qatar
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Coral Deira Hotel, Muraqabat Street, Deria, Dubai, 82999,, 82999, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Jalan Lapangan, 10710, Indonesia, Indonesia
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Oxford Road, 2132, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Judging Economic and Financial Crimes Seminar or Public CourseTable of ContentsJudging Economic And Financial Crimes

INDEXMODULE 1 (Duration 1 Day) 9Economic and Financial Crimes 9

MODULE 2 (Duration 2 Days) 9Financial Crimes and The Judiciary 9

MODULE 3 (Duration 1 Day) 10Information Systems Crimes 10

MODULE 4 (Duration 2 Days) 11Money Laundering 11

MODULE 5 (Duration 2 Days) 12Anti-Fraud and Regulatory Bodies 12

MODULE 6 (Duration 1 Day) 13Information Management & Communication 13

MODULE 7 (Duration 1 Day) 13Ethics In Judgement 13

MODULE 8 (Duration 1 Day) 14Understanding and Deterring Cybercrime Part 1 14

MODULE 9 (Duration 1 Day 15Understanding and Deterring Cybercrime Part 2 15

Dealing With Economic And Financial CrimesThis Course is Designed For: Nigerian Judges, Prosecutors and Other Officials Dealing with Economic and Financial CrimesCourse Objectives
By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:
• Provide a technical and appropriate working definition of economic and financial crimes.
• Make an assessment of the extent of public sector corruption in Nigeria and the rest of the world.
• Assess the impact of globalization and media influence on economic and financial crimes proliferation.
• Be in a position of strength to make assessments of the impact of particular cases of economic and financial crimes on: Individuals Institutions National economy Global economy
• Determine the most appropriate and punitive deterrence based on the severity of ‘a’, ‘b’, ‘c’, and ‘d’, above.
• Determine whether particular financial and economic crimes are deliberate or incidental.
• Be empowered to determine the admissibility of explicit, and elicitation of, evidence in economic and financial crime trails.
• Demonstrate an awareness of the international convention on economic and financial crimes..
• Demonstrate their ability to determine whether the forfeiture of assists, in economic and financial crimes, is likely to have a deterrent effect in particular circumstances.
• Exhibit a heightened awareness of the role of the judiciary in creating deterrence to economic and financial crimes.
• Demonstrate an understanding of terrorists finance, through economic and financial crimes.
• Demonstrate understanding of the fundamentals of economic and financial crimes.
• Be able to distinguish between the Internet and Intranet.
• Exhibit an understanding of the accessibility features of the Internet and Intranet.
• Indicate their level of understanding of Internet and Intranet security features.
• Demonstrate their ability to advise on the use of Firewall and security coding for particular computer architecture.
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer programming using Visual Basic, C++.
• Demonstrate their ability to perceive ‘the big picture’ in making judgments on crimes involving Internet and Intranet security issues.
• Determine the level of persistence that individual respondents are alleged to have made in their attempt to commit, or in committing, particular Internet security breaches.
• Demonstrate a heightened awareness of the situation where a judge needs to exercise his or her powers in maintaining case confidentiality and information secretes for individual, institutional, national, and global security.
• Demonstrate and awareness of the concepts of ‘Shell Banks’ in money laundering.
• Have developed conceptual and logical module of global money laundering.
• Be aware of the typologies of money laundering establishments.
• Demonstrate their ability to draw on the wide-ranging money laundering legislation, outside the Nigerian shores in conceptualising and logicalising money laundering in Nigeria.
• Demonstrate their ability to interpret and draw on the work of international antifraud regulatory bodies in providing specific advice and judging economic and financial crimes within the Nigerian context.
• Exhibit an awareness of ‘419 fraud’.
• Demonstrate an awareness of the specific Nigerian Penal Code.
• Be aware of the National Crime Intelligent Service Statistics on Internet Crimes.
• Demonstrate the awareness of the degree to which fraudsters used and are likely to use, computer viruses as an aid to Internet crimes.
• Be able to identify common viruses and determine the steps that can be taken to prevent and eliminate specific ones.
• Determine the types and effectiveness of anti virus software.
• Demonstrate an understanding of computer Spyware and anti Spyware.
• Exhibit awareness of the effectiveness of the Merchant Risk Council, in tracking Internet scams in Nigeria.
• Be aware of specific protocol for broadband and dial up Internet access in Nigeria.
• Demonstrate an awareness of Nigerian Internet security, specifically firewall and security coding.
• Exhibit an understanding of the different ways by which an individual can gain legal access to remote computers.
• Demonstrate an understanding of how computer viruses are written.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of economic and financial crimes on the individual, institutions, national economy and global economy.
• Demonstrate the ability to make the most appropriate decision when face with cases that present ‘ethical dilemma’
• Explicate their internalization of the highest ethical standard of Nigerian judiciary
• Determine the degree to which individuals and organizations, whose is actions have been brought into question, have behaved ethically
• Demonstrate their ability to use ethical principle in the judgement of cases of corporate responsibility
• Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of motives and their value in organisational and subsystem effectiveness
• Distinguish between the different sets of motivation theories, notably content, process and reinforcement
• Demonstrate their ability to translate motivation theory into practice
• Evaluate the appropriateness of the application of particular theoretical aspects of motivation to specific situations
• Demonstrate their ability to formulate a comprehensive motivation strategy
• Critically appraise existing motivation strategy within their organisations, identifying and addressing gaps
• Demonstrate an effective knowledge of salient aspects of cybercrime and the measures that are available for their detection and aversion.
• Be in an advantageous position to critically analyse the effectiveness of existing Law on Cyber Crime.
• Critically evaluate the effectiveness of the Central Bank, regulations and circulars, in combating economic and financial crimes.
• Demonstrate their ability to effectively advise the clients, ‘Prosecution’ and ‘Defence’, respectively, of the legality of issues relevant to pre-existing Law on Cyber Crime.
• Be empowered to determine the admissibility of explicit, and elicitation of, evidence in economic and financial crime trails.
• Demonstrate an awareness of the international convention on economic and financial crimes.
• Demonstrate a working understanding and interoperability of the Law on Cyber Crime.
• Demonstrate their ability to determine whether the forfeiture of assists, in economic and financial crimes, is likely to have a deterrent effect in particular circumstances.

 Economic and Financial CrimesDefining Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCs) Public sector corruption: Nigerian and International Perspectives The Enron Case Impact of globalisation and news media in economic and financial crimes


(Duration 1 Day)Economic and Financial Crimes

 Impact of Economic and Financial Crimes on
1. Individuals
2. Institutions
3. National Economy
4. Global Economy
 Financial Crimes and The JudiciaryInternational convention related to Economic & Financial Crimes. Terrorists financing. Forfeiture of Assets as a preventive and mechanism. The Role of the judiciary in combating economic and financial crimes

MODULE 2 (Duration 2 Days)

Financial Crimes and The Judiciary
Instructing Jury on EFCC’s Making Judgements based on Perceived Impact of Financial and Economic Crimes Overview of the Nigerian Financial Crime Act 2004 and other related legislations.

Information Systems CrimesInformation Systems Design:An Introduction The Internet and Intranet:Design and Access Factors Intranet and Internet Security:Firewalls and Security Coding Generation and Application Internet Security Breaches:Accidental of Deliberate Breaches

Information Analysis


(Duration 1 Day)
Information Systems Crimes
Gaining Illegal Access
Internet Crimes Catalogue Internet Crime:Level of Effort for Would-Be Fraudster Computer Programming:A Basic Overview Computer Viruses:Design, Effect/Counter Viruses Money Laundering


(Duration 2 Days)
Money Laundering
1. Shell Banks
2. High-Value Retail
3. What is Money Laundering?
4. Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
5. Modelling Global Money Laundering Flows
6. Underground Banking and National Security
7. Money Laundering in Casinos
8. Charting the maze of electronic money transfers
9. Anti-Money Laundering Support Systems
 IMoLIN: International Money Laundering Information Network10. The British Money Laundering Legislation 1993
 Statutory Instruments
Money Laundering Regulation 2001 & 2003
 Drug Trafficking Act 1974
 Proceeds of Crime Act 1995
 The Criminal Justice Act 1998

 Anti-Fraud and Regulatory Bodies


(Duration 2 Days)

Anti-Fraud and Regulatory Bodies The law Society International Bar AssociationAnCoRR Web Transparency InternationalFraud Reduction website World Bank Institute Governance Group The United Nations Convention against Translational Organized Crime and its Protocols World Bank Anti-Corruption and Fraud ResourcesHM Customs and Excise International money transfer (banking fraud, smuggling)The Serious Fraud Office The banking system in Nigeria and UKUK Treasury Annual Fraud Reports Economic crimes in Nigeria: Banking fraud-CBN Committee on Standards in Public Life The Independent Banking Advisory ServiceUK Financial Services Authority British Bankers' AssociationNCIS Economic Crime Branch IBAS is an organisation for helping people in disputes with British banksOffice of the Banking Ombudsman Consumer Direct: ScamsOLAF European Anti-Fraud Office Court of Auditors of the European UnionNASD Regulation Inc. U.S. Securities and Exchange CommissionInter-American Convention Against Corruption US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)RespondaNet: The Americas' Accountability/Anti-Corruption project Internet Fraud Complaint CentreRoyal Canadian Mounted Police: Frauds and Scams Australia Scam watch Public sector corruption Information Management & CommunicationDistinguishing Between Data and Information Communication Barriers and Circumvention Communication and Risk Management Information and National Security

Information Dissemination


(Duration 1 Day)

Information Management & Communication
 Eyewitness Unreliability
Information Security and Case Confidentiality Information Release:Secret Documents Secret Documents and Archiving Kinesics v Kinesiology:Their Impact on Evidence Presented Ethics In JudgementEthical Headline Cases Ethics and Ethical Behaviour Ethics and Morality Ethical Dilemma
Ethics:A Historical Perspective


(Duration 1 Day) Ethics In Judgement

 Ethical Judgements
Ethics and Secularity Ethics and Religions Norms Ethics and Corporate Responsibility Ethical Decision Making

 Understanding and Deterring Cybercrime Part 1Understanding and Deterring Cybercrime Part 1 Incidence and implications of ‘theft of service’ (including telecom) fraud Trade secret theft as a cybercrime

Understanding malicious code

 MODULE 8 (Duration 1 Day)

Understanding and Deterring Cybercrime Part 1
 Dealing with copyright violation
Recognising and averting spamming Cyberstalking as a crime: Exploring volunerabilities and remedies What is involved in ‘denial-of-service’ attacks Understanding and Dealing with securities fraud Understanding and Deterring Cybercrime Part 2Trojans and industrial espionage Nigerian ‘4-1-9 Scheme’ or ‘Advance Fee Scheme’: Profiling Victime and Fraudsters Pornographic Grading   Detecting and remdying child pornography

 MODULE 9 (Duration 1 Day)

Understanding and Deterring Cybercrime
Part 2
 ‘Peer Network’ crimes: The role of ISPs
Unauthorized on-line access: Access control measures Child Pornography and On-line Grooming: Incidence and Aversion Child Pornography and Chatroom Monotoring: Technology Available Identity Theft through hacking and phishing

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