Center Initiatives

To fulfill its mission, the Investor Protection & Corporate Fraud Research Center plans to:

  • Sponsor, conduct, and disseminate research on investor protection and financial fraud.
  • Create awareness among investors about tools to detect and prevent fraud.
  • Promote white papers on current issues in fraud detection and other resources related to fraud.
  • Host an annual national/international conference on contemporary issues on investor protection and fraud.
  • Offer continuing professional education (CPE) courses, certificate degrees and orientation programs for individual investors, current/potential board members, audit committee members on best practices on governance, fraud prevention and detection etc.
  • Conduct surveys of executives, investors, and auditors on trends in investor protection and fraud prevention.
  • Organize panels and symposiums to bring together executives, investors, regulators, auditors, and other interested parties to discuss and debate issues on investor protection and fraud prevention.
  • Provide an outlet for the local business community to participate and/or sponsor research and get up to date with best practices in investor protection and fraud prevention.

George Mason University School of Business

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 10 percent of all AACSB accredited business schools, the School of Business is one of only 25 percent of business schools accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.




Main Campus
School of Business 
Enterprise Hall 
4400 University Drive, MS 1B1
Fairfax, VA 22030

AACSB Accreditation