Corporate Fraud Strategy – Insolvency Service and Companies House

  • 01 Feb 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Online
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Masterclass

Tuesday 1 February 2022

9.00 - 11.00am


Corporate Fraud Strategy – Insolvency Service and Companies House


This will be a live online event run using Microsoft Teams

The link will be issued before the event


We continue with our virtual Master Class programme and are delighted to invite you to hear Rob Clarke, Dave Elliott, Cheryl Lambert, Lee Robins, and Alan Draycott presenting on the topics detailed below.

AGENDA

9.00

Registration, Welcome & Introduction


9.10

Rob Clarke - Chief Investigator.  Insolvent Investigations. (North), The Insolvency Service together with Dave Elliott and Cheryl Lambert, Chief Investigators at The Insolvency Service 

Topic: Director Education and The Insolvency Service 5 year Strategy


9.45

Comfort break


9.50

Lee Robins - Enforcement Service Manager, Intelligence & Enforcement Service, Companies House

Topic: Proposed changes in Registrar's powers


10.20

Alan Draycott - Deputy Official Receiver, The Insolvency Service

Topic: Covid Fraud and Insolvency


10.55

Wrap up

 

11.00

Close

 


SPEAKERS


Rob Clarke – Chief Investigator, Insolvent Investigations (North), The Insolvency Service

Rob Clarke’s career in the Insolvency Service started in the Official Receiver’s office before specialising in the investigation of director conduct. He has been involved in a range of cases, covering a multitude of misconduct, from simple matters of gross incompetence to complex frauds involving pension funds, property developments and tax avoidance. He’s currently the workstream lead on a project exploring the potential for the Insolvency Service to work with directors on their rehabilitation, after corporate failure, and a return to making a positive contribution to the economy.


Dave Elliott – Chief Investigator, The Insolvency Service

Dave Elliott  was Official Receiver 2001 to 2017 and then joined IES where as a Chief Investigator he has been involved in investigating various types of companies of all sizes. Currently in addition to his day job, he is one of the project leads on the Director Education project which is a major part of the 5 Year Strategy for the Insolvency Service.



Cheryl Lambert – Chief Investigator, The Insolvency Service

Cheryl Lambert has had a variety roles in both Official Receiver Services and Investigation and Enforcement Services. She became a chief investigator in 2014 and has overseen investigations into both live and insolvent companies of all sizes.  Currently in addition to her day job, she is one of the project leads on the Director Education project which is a major part of the 5 Year Strategy for the Insolvency Service.



Lee Robins – Enforcement Service Manager, Intelligence & Enforcement Service, Companies House

Service Manager for Intelligence & Enforcement, Chartered Manager and career civil servant with over 30 years’ experience in Companies House, working in many areas including Enforcement, Policy, Operations and Business change. In January 2016 Lee worked on the People with Significant Control (PSC) legislation and leading the Companies House compliance efforts. In 2018 he was heavily involved in the UK’s successful FATF assessment and in 2019-20 he led the Companies House elements of the 5MLD transposition concerning discrepancy reporting. In his current role he is now working hard to prepare for the challenges that will come from the biggest changes that Companies House has seen since 1844.


Alan Draycott, Official Receiver, The Insolvency Service

Alan Draycott, Deputy Official Receiver at Nottingham since 2007, with a strong focus on bankruptcy investigation, civil recovery and the production of Bankruptcy Restriction Reports.


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