Compliance and Ethics

  • 06 Jun 2023
  • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Online
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Tuesday 6 June 2023

9.30 - 11.30am

Compliance and Ethics

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 Sally Felton and Gavin Ball presenting on the topics detailed below.



Registration, Welcome & Introduction


Sally Felton - Director, Fraud Risk Management, BDO

Topic: The importance of good culture in your approach to fraud risk management


Comfort break


Gavin Ball - Head of Compliance and Training, Aaron & Partners LLP

Topic: AML and Regulatory Compliance in Law Firms


Wrap up






Sally Felton - Director, Fraud Risk Management, BDO

Sally is a highly skilled fraud risk professional with over 30 years of experience in the area. She has held senior positions in both industry and consulting, leading large teams in proactive and reactive roles, alongside working with multiple clients in various business sectors to reduce their fraud risk.

As well as deep and broad fraud understanding, Sally is a confident and competent people leader who achieves very high engagement from her team and collaboration from those working with her.

During her career Sally has led many retail banking investigations including cross-border and internal disciplinary cases regarding staff fraud. She had held positions in various fraud roles, including policy, prevention, detection, projects and investigations.

As a consultant Sally has provided advice and guidance on preventative techniques to multiple clients from banking and property developers to public sector and manufacturing with positive feedback received on both her practical, workable suggestions and style of working and delivery. She has also provided reviews of detections systems, created risk assessment tools and worked as part of teams redesigning fraud operating models within banking.

Gavin Ball - Head of Compliance and Training, Aaron & Partners LLP

Following an initial career as a Prison Officer working in the  prison service for 8 years,  Gavin left to retrain in insurance claims investigations for an insurance company and after qualifying he moved to work in and manage the Counter Fraud Team for the accounting firm RSM. Gavin managed the team at RSM for about 7 years working all over the UK and overseas investigating fraud and corruption; before moving to work briefly in interim financial crime roles for Rolls Royce (assisting with their large scale Serious Fraud Office enquiry) and Knights PLC as a fee earner dealing with financial crime issues for clients.

Gavin now leads the Compliance Team as the Head of Compliance and Training at Aaron and Partners Law firm in Chester (for the last 5 years) and until recently he was also their Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and Money Laundering Compliance Officer (MLCO) dealing with all regulatory compliance training, policies, procedures and reporting for the business.

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