Construction companies face a higher risk of corporate fraud than companies operating in other industries. The very nature of construction and other third-party contracting relationships creates opportunities for things to go wrong and remain undetected.

 In this webcast, Grant Thornton’s national Construction Advisory Services practice leader will discuss how construction fraud most frequently occurs and how contractors and construction project owners can protect themselves from being victimized by fraud.  Some of the topics discussed include:
  • How dishonest contractors and employees steal from construction project.
  • In this troubled economy, the risk of being a victim of fraud has grown significantly - learn how construction project owners and their attorneys should be prepared.
  • What attorneys need to know about anti-fraud accounting and project control procedures when advising construction project owners regarding:         
    1. Contract design         
    2. Claims and disputes
    3. Fraud investigations

 What: Top 10 construction project fraud schemes webcast

When: Thursday, March 12 from 12:00–1:00 p.m. Eastern (9:00–10:0 a.m. Pacific)

 Featured speakers:
  • Jim Schmid, national Construction Advisory Services practice leader
  • Carol Esselink, Economic Advisory Services manager
  • Gary Goldman, Economic Advisory Service partner (moderator)

 Register today:

Follow the steps below to register. You will receive an email confirmation with instructions for attending the webcast. If you need assistance registering, please call 888.228.0988 (toll free).
  • Go to https://university.learnlivetech.com/gtt.
  • Choose “New Student Registration” to create your account, then enter company pass code 710004. (If you have attended a Grant Thornton webcast within the past year, simply log in to your account.)
  • Locate the webcast in the Catalog and sign up.

 For more information on construction fraud, please visit www.GrantThornton.com/constructionfraud.

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