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By Freed Maxick on September 13, 2013
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Fraud Awareness Workshop: NYC Sept. 24-26

The Fraud Awareness Workshop is a three-day program presenting best practices in the prevention and detection of borrower fraud while also recommending fraud prevention procedures for a variety of ABL disciplines. Reinforcing each learning point through numerous case studies, the goal of the program is for participants to understand their roles in mitigating the risk of fraud within their organizations.


Michael Boeheim
Michael A. Boeheim, CIA, CFE is a director in Freed Maxick's Asset Based Lending Practice. Mike joined the Firm in 1995 and has over 30 years of experience in the ABL industry. He is responsible for staff supervision, quality control and developing and maintaining lender relationships.

Mike also has experience in portfolio acquisition due diligence and forensic examination assignments of troubled loans involving fraud. He served as an instructor and developed the fraud programs for the Commercial Finance Association Fraud Awareness Workshop and the European Fraud and Audit Conference, and has been a speaker for a number of organizations on various fraud related topics. Mike's articles have been published in the Secured Lender and the ABF Journal. He has provided Grand Jury testimony and was recognized for outstanding service as an instructor to the Asset Based Financial Services Industry.

A graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo, Mike is a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner.

Jerry Oldham
Jerry Oldham is co-founder, Chairman and CEO of 1stWEST Financial Corporation.  Mr. Oldham has an extensive background investigations and corporate due diligence background and a broad senior management resume in commercial banking and corporate and real estate finance.  He frequently serves as a consultant or expert witness in litigation and settlement negotiations involving complex corporate finance, real estate, banking and lending practice issues, having assisted in the settlement of hundreds of lawsuits over the years.  Additionally, Mr. Oldham often acts as a consulting team leader to manage the overall due-diligence process on investment decisions for 1stWEST clients.

Mr. Oldham received his B.S. Degree in Finance and Real Estate from The Pennsylvania State University and his M.S. Degree in Banking and Finance from Colorado State University.  While at Penn State he was President of the College of Business Student Council, and was awarded the Dean's Cup upon graduation. He is recognized for his banking research and publications in the areas of commercial loan pricing and profitability analysis and due-diligence. 

Mr. Oldham is a graduate of the American Bankers Association's Undergraduate and Graduate level studies programs and holds the ABA's Certified Commercial Lender designation.  Jerry also serves on the Board of Governors of the Education Foundation of the Commercial Finance Association and as a member of its Executive Committee and Education Committee. Mr. Oldham and/or 1stWEST are also members of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA) and the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR).

Douglas Bull
Doug Bull is the Team Leader, Field Examination Services with JPMorgan Chase. In addition to serving as an instructor for the Commercial Finance Association, he was the primary author of CFA's Field Examiner School. He was named Best Newcomer Lecturer 2006 for the Asset Based Finance Association, UK. Prior to joining Dopkins in 2000, Mr. Bull gained 16 years of experience from public accounting and the private sector with a 10-year concentration in asset-based field examinations, most recently as Vice President, Collateral Examination Manager at HSBC Bank. At HSBC, he supervised an internal staff and coordinated the outsourcing of field examinations to various firms.


The program will meet at:

Squire Sanders
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10112 

Program Times:
Sep 24: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sep 25: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sep 26: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Continental breakfast will be served each day beginning at 8:30 a.m.  The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. Lunch will also be provided each day.

Program Level: Intermediate

Recommended for: Any staff seeking to minimize their institutions' fraud risk.


Commercial Finance Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org

Program Fees:
Career Services: $298
Career Services with Textbook: $325
Member: $745
Member with Textbook: $770
Non-Member: $945
Non-Member with Textbook: $995

As a special offer, you may purchase the industry textbook, Asset-Based Finance - Proven Disciplines For Prudent Lending at the discounted price of $25 (regularly $49.95) for CFA members, and $50 (regularly $79.95) for non-members, if you do so with your registration.

To attend, please check out the EVENT INFO HERE.

Freed Maxick ABL Services is one of the nation’s largest providers of ABL field exam outsourcing services to asset-based lending and other financial institutions that have granted loans, increased credit lines, reduced credit lines, or reduced loan loss exposure.

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