Participants will learn how to conduct in-depth background and financial investigations on individuals, gaming suppliers, and key employees. Exclusively available for gaming regulators and gaming policy makers, the program is designed to offer practical knowledge and skills for immediate use in enhancing investigative techniques.
- Financial Concepts for Non-Financial Professionals
- Personal Finance Due Diligence and Analysis of Financial Activity
- Background Investigative Techniques & Interview Techniques
- Investigation of Gaming Suppliers, Non-gaming Vendors and Key Employees
- Business Investigations - Basic & Complex
- Investigating Foreign Applications
Day 1 – Financial Analytical Tools: Especially beneficial for professionals not experienced in accounting or finance, the seminar presents discussion and exercises involving financial terminology, accounting systems, interpreting and analyzing financial statements, and gathering information from tax returns.
Days 2 & 3 – Financial and Background Investigative Techniques: Utilizing a case study approach, the seminar presents techniques for identifying and analyzing financial and background activity on both individuals and companies. Through interactive discussions and exercises, participants analyze actual events which have occurred in the gaming industry.
Scott Otterstrom and John Flynn are former deputy chiefs with the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Together, John and Scott bring more than 50 years of experience in conducting and supervising complex financial and background investigations world-wide. For more than ten 10 years, Scott and John have instructed investigative seminars at UNLV and for law enforcement and government organizations.