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February Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 2-4-2020)

  • February 03, 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
  • Maggiano's at the Domain
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  • Discounted registration for members of the Austin Chapter
  • This type of registration is only available for students who are current members of the Austin Chapter of the ACFE.

TOPIC: Workplace Investigations: The Good, the bad and the ugly

speaker:  Catherine Q. Morse
Partner, Enoch Kever, PLLC

 Program Description:

We will discuss best practices during workplace investigations, and Catherine will discuss colorful war stories from investigations conducted during her legal career s well as touch on case law arising from workplace investigations.


Catherine Q. Morse has served as General Counsel and Senior Director of Public Affairs at one of the largest national semiconductor facilities. She has managed internal legal staff and outside counsel as well as the company's relationships with trade associations, lobbyists, and public relations firms. She has guided all aspects of the company's legal affairs, litigation, environmental and trade compliance matters, commercial transaction, immigration issues, employment law concerns, real estate transactions and preparation of corporate documents. She advises clients in matters related to state legislative committees, Austin City Council, the Travis County Commissioners Court, and other governing bodies. Ms. Morse is experienced in managing media relations and crisis communications.

Ms. Morse received her JD from the University of Houston Law Center and her B.A. in Criminal Justice from Louisiana State University. She is licensed to practice in Texas.

Learning objectives:

    After attending this sessions, participants will be able to:

    •  Identify common pitfalls arising from investigations
    • Understand the best practices procedurally in conducting an investigation

    11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Registration and Lunch

    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Presentation

    Program Level: Basic

    Prerequisites: None

    Advanced Preparation: None required


    Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant
    10910 Domain Dr #100, Austin, TX 78759


    From MoPac and Braker Lane, turn East on Braker Lane, drive 0.4 miles to Domain Drive on the left. In 0.1 miles, turn left onto Feathergrass Court, and park in the D2 South Parking Garage (free parking) on the right. Walk East about 400 feet to Maggiano's restaurant.

    Registration Prices

    • Online registration up to 5 days prior to event
      • Members $20
      • Non-Members $30
    • Walk-in registration (if space is available)
      • Members $40
      • Non-Members $60

    The Austin Area Chapter of The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is a non-profit organization formed in the State of Texas and registered as a 501 (C) (6) Organization with the IRS.

    The Austin Area Chapter of The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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    If you have registered and/or paid for an event and you need to cancel, you MUST email no later than 5 days prior to the event, unless otherwise indicated in specific event policies, to request a refund and/or cancel your registration. The Chapter must confirm event registrations with the venue within 5 days of the event and any changes after this time period can become a financial cost to the Chapter. Cancellations received less than 5 days prior to events will not be refunded except for exigent circumstances.

    In the event an attendee does not show up to the event, the registration cost will be forfeited. If payment at the door was the selected method, then the attendee will be billed for the full cost of the event. The Chapter reserves the right to bar for future registration any attendees who routinely register and fail to pay and/or attend the event.

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