Both in investment and in commercial arbitration, it has become more and more frequent that a party raises the objection of corruption, money laundering, fraud or bid rigging. The challenges this presents for arbitrators and parties are considerable: What are the limits of the objection, how do you prove it, how can you fight unfounded allegations? If proven, the problems really only begin: What are the consequences? Is jurisdiction denied or is the issue dealt with on merits?
Currently no events planned.
On 20 July 2017, the Basel Institute on Governance in cooperation with Nestor Advisors, UK will organise a half-day conference in Kuala Lumpur on issues and challenges faced by both SMEs and non SMEs in inculcating good governance and compliance in their respective industry. The overall aim of this conference is to accelerate and make governance and compliance more effective in organisations in Malaysia, especially, in the SME sector.
A report by the World Bank’s Stolen Asset Recovery programme found that, while nearly $1.4 billion in suspected corrupt assets were frozen in OECD countries between 2010 and 2012, less than $150 million was returned. Recovering stolen assets is of particular importance for sub-Saharan African countries, given the extent of the looting of public funds carried out by corrupt leaders and officials.
- Mark Pieth
- Kevin Davis
- Antenor Madruga
- Guillermo Jorge
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Breakaway panel session: Accountability and anti-corruption measures
- Christian Hauser (Professor of Business Economics and International Management, HTW Chur)
- Gemma Aiolfi (Head of Compliance, Corporate Governance and Collective Action, Basel Institute on Governance)
- Barbara Maurer (Legal Advisor International Investments and Multinational Enterprises, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO)
- Hannes Oswald-Brügel (Regional Compliance Officer für EEMEA, Roche)
Experts from academia and practice will discuss the liability of companies and their managers for offences relating to human right violations committed in the context of overseas operations. Assessing developments across jurisdictions, the meeting will survey current requirements and map future directions of reform. For more details please see flyer.
Workshop discussion on how to develop a successful anti-corruption Collective Action with peer companies or other stakeholders and how Collective Action can invigorate anti-corruption programmes in markets with systemic corruption. Register here
The Basel Institute on Governance, RISE Project, and the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project are pleased to invite you to a training workshop on Financial Investigations and Asset Recovery – “Follow the money”.
For the first time C5, in partnership with the Basel Institute on Governance, are bringing together the anti-corruption and compliance community throughout Switzerland.
This two-day conference has been developed through in-depth research with leaders in anti-corruption, compliance and risk management and in partnership with the Basel Institute on Governance. Designed to provide all attendees with the best platform for networking and sharing experiences of cutting-edge risk mitigation strategies in compliance.
From 1 - 4 December 2016 you will find the Basel Institute on Governance at the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Panama City. The IACC is the world’s premier global forum for bringing together heads of state, civil society, the private sector and more to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption.