March 8, 2024


2 Total CPE Credits


Business and Government Investigations

  • Instructor

    Justin Paperny

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation, you will be able to...

  • Recognize how white-collar crime investigations begin
  • Recall terminology associated with criminal justice proceedings
  • Identify the relationship between a criminal charge and a conviction
  • Identify how judges determine appropriate sentences for business-related crimes
  • Create compliance programs to reduce exposure to allegations of white-collar crime

Major Topics

Major topics covered in this course include:

  • How government investigations for white-collar crimes begin
  • How investigators and prosecutors build cases against business leaders
  • Differences between witnesses, subjects, and targets
  • Civil versus criminal allegations and proceedings
  • Collateral consequences of a criminal charge
  • Understanding the role of defense attorneys
  • Differentiate between challenges in business and allegations of wrongdoing
  • Influence on financial loss amounts and sentencing
  • Lowering risk levels for government investigations or allegations of white-collar crime

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Behavioral Ethics

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Professional Area of Focus

  • Behavioral Ethics

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Financial services professionals looking to get ideas on how to create training strategies that will lower risk levels for investigations of white-collar financial crimes.


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