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8 Ways to Spot a Liar - FBI on Wall Street

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Plated Dinner to be Provided

Join CFA Society Orlando for a one of a kind presentation that uncovers the seminal investigation of Wall Street by the FBI and SEC with retired Agent David A. Chaves. Learn how the FBI uncovered the biggest insider trading fraud in U.S history and the challenges in bringing charges as well as the sophisticated techniques used to change an industry. Learn how the epidemic of insider trading led to a revival of the same industry through partnership with the FBI.

  • Learn how insider trading became the FBI’s top White Collar priority

  • Why the FBI turned to wire taps and recruitment of cooperators

  • Understanding the dynamic partnership between the FBI, SEC and other regulators

  • Hear firsthand about the redemption of a fallen industry

  • Psychology of the insider trader: Bias optimism, behaviors, and tendencies

Speaker: Supervisory Special Agent David A. Chaves (retired)

Speaker Bio: Supervisory Special Agent David A. Chaves (retired) was a senior FBI Official assigned to the New York Division for twenty years. He served as the securities fraud program manager for the most visible securities cases prosecuted over the last decade. He is widely recognized as the chief strategist in coordinating these complex white collar investigations and for infiltrating corrupt participants in the hedge fund industry through the use of sophisticated techniques, undercover operations, and wire taps.

He is a securities fraud subject matter expert and lectures to audiences around the world on securities fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), compliance/regulation, best practices, leadership, and cyber threats to the financial industry. David has led delegations in foreign countries on behalf of FBI and State Department to assist judges and prosecutors on “rule of law” and protection of fundamental human rights. Prior to joining the FBI he became the youngest Detective Sergeant in the State of Massachusetts and the first policeman to become an attorney and member of the MA Bar. He had a civil litigation practice in MA.

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Society; Educational

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Start Time

6/7/2017 6:00 PM

End Time

6/7/2017 8:00 PM

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Location Info

​​Aloft Hotel Downtown Orlando

500 S Orange Ave

Orlando, FL 32801

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All Day Event




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Orlando Society


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