The Accounting Research Institute (ARI) welcomes Professor Paul Barnes who is currently visiting Universiti Teknologi MARA for two weeks as a visiting professor. Professor Barnes has written a number of books and published many academic papers in a wide variety of journals in the UK, Australia and the USA, on various aspects of financial crime and related subjects. He has been an expert witness in many high profile financial crime trials in the UK, mainly involving securities fraud, stock market abuse and insider dealing. He has also provided forensic accounting expertise in a number of civil actions and investigations. Professor Barnes is an expert in forensic accounting and has acted as an expert witness and consultant in the areas of finance and forensic accounting. He was previously Professor of Finance and Fraud Risk Management at Nottingham Business School in the UK and is, or has been, a Visiting Professor at various universities in the US and Australia. He is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant (although not a practicing member) an academic member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and has degrees in history and management science, with a Ph.D. in economics. Do you need an expert in financial crime? Or perhaps your business requires a consultant in forensic accounting? Forensic Accounting is a specialist field of work which requires detailed knowledge and expertise. Researchers, staff and students are encouraged to meet up with Prof Barnes to discuss potential research in financial criminology and forensic accounting.