It has been a long 18 months for all so welcome back! Join us at the FIRE community's first in-person event.
Relight your FIRE this September:
Re-connect with your network and meet contacts both old and new. Featuring Dan McCrum of Wirecard fame, a mix of in-depth content and much needed networking activities, do not miss the chance to interact in person without a zoom mute button in sight.
Our unique keynote plenary afternoon will feature
industry heavy weights and insights from:
- Dan McCrum, the investigative journalist on Wirecard
- John Howell, co-ordinator of Ablyazov litigation
Benefit from focused and indepth sessions in smaller groups where you can learn and network at the same time.
Choose from a number of workshops throughout the morning which will be led by a multitude of experts
FIRE Starters Half Day
Designed for the rising stars of the industry, it will mix content with networking in a refreshing new format.
End the morning with an Escape Room style activity testing and challenging attendees to crack the case
FT, Wire Card Investigative Journalist
Live and in person! Hear direct from Dan McCrum on the inside story of Wirecard
From the outset of his initial investigation to the global breaking of the shattering story.
Originally slated to speak at FIRE International in Villamoura, multi-award-winning investigative journalist Dan McCrum will join us in actual person, at Syon Park. His work for the Financial Times has helped expose accounting problems and fraud at several listed companies, most recently Wirecard.
His previous work at the FT includes helping to expose accounting problems at; The world's largest listed law firm which pretended to be a technology company; A software group which had pretend customers; An Australian listed law firm which pretended it was good at buying other ones; and a Greek based international jewellery company where $1bn of sales just vanished.
Director, John Howell & Company Ltd
Listen in on Dan McCrum and John Howell interviewed by our advisory board!
What are their specialist views and experience on global asset recovery?
John Howell is currently coordinating one of the largest asset recovery processes to come out of the 2008 crash as well as on projects relating to Private Sector Development and Derisking.
With clients that include the EBRD, the Dutch Ministry of Justice, the National Banks of Kazakhstan, Hungary and the Netherlands as well as the Regulatory Management and Reform Group, OECD John specialises in reducing the risk of policy failure and has undertaken a number of independent reviews including for UK regulators, the European Council and the European Commission.
Rybalkin Gortsunyan Partners (Russia)
Kobre & Kim (Cayman)
Expert speaking faculty also includes:
Charles Russell Speechlys
Peters & Peters
PCB Byrne (UK)
Stevens & Bolton
Charles Russell Speechlys