Outline of the International Academy for Tax Crime Investigation Programmes
The three week course is structured around a number of modules, which are taught through a combination of lectures, group discussions, practical exercises and course participant presentations.
Participants will acquire a thorough understanding of the key skills required for conducting financial investigations, including the ability to trace flows of money through complex financial arrangements and how to effectively use sophisticated techniques to identify links between suspects and their illicit activities.
For more information on the course description, pre-requisites and modules offered in the Foundation Programme, please see our brochure.
- The Intermediate Programme
This more advanced course is primarily focused on participants with managerial or supervisory responsibility. The modules offered include leadership skills; effectively managing limited resources; international evidence; prosecutorial and investigative challenges; threats and risks assessments; illicit flows; best practices and international initiatives.
For more information on the course description, pre-requisites and modules offered in the Intermediate Programme, please see our brochure.
Specialty courses will focus on specific areas of criminality such as electronic sales suppression, internet crime, VAT fraud and other emerging issues in tax crime investigation.
- Pilot Intermediate Programme: Conducting Financial Investigations:
1–19 December 2014
- Foundation Programme: Conducting Financial Investigations:
4–22 May 2015
- Intermediate Programme: Conducting Financial Investigations:
21 September – 9 October 2015
- Specialty Courses:
9–13 November 2015
16–20 November 2015
Preliminary Results of the Capacity Building Programme
Countries that participated in the Pilot Foundation Programme reported significant benefits, including legislative changes to combat tax evasion and money laundering, enhanced inter-agency and international co-operation, and a greater capacity to fight illicit flows.