PORTO, Portugal – Larry Crumbley, KPMG Endowed Professor in the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business’ Department of Accounting, was invited by Aurora C. Teixeira, assistant professor of economics at the University of Porto, to speak at the Interdisciplinary Insights on Fraud and Corruption Conference, which was held September 13-15, 2012.
On the first day of the conference, Crumbley delivered a nine-hour seminar titled “Fraud and Forensic Accounting” as part of the master and doctorial tutorials/short courses program, “Research Frontiers in Fraud and Corruption.”
The conference, which had more than 120 participants from 18 countries, aimed to study the phenomenon of fraud and corruption in an integrated way, comparing experiences from different countries and political and cultural spaces. According to its website, the conference focused on interdisciplinary studies of shadow economies and money laundering. Various speakers at the conference discussed ways to fight and prevent these phenomena, which are of increasing qualitative and quantitative importance in today’s contemporary society.
Crumbley serves as the editor of the Journal of Forensic Accounting. His research and teaching interests include corporate and individual taxation, accounting for natural resources, forensic accounting and accounting education.
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