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The Basel Institute and DICO sign a co-operation agreement

Professor Mark Pieth on behalf of the Basel Institute and the German Institute for Compliance (DICO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in June 2017.

Upcoming event: Leadership, Corporate Integrity and Multilatinas

On 28 June 2017, Prof Mark Pieth, President and Founder of the Basel Institute, will be a key-speaker at an event on Leadership, Corporate Integrity and Multilatinas in Buenos Aires.

Recovering Africa's Stolen Assets: Lessons from the Windward Trading Case

On 10 July 2017, the Basel Institute in cooperation with Chatham House will host an event to examine how lessons from the Windward case might be applied in other sub-Saharan African countries and in international corruption cases. 

Innovative governance approaches to make development goals sustainable

On 21 June 2017, the Basel Institute will participate in an event during the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva on innovative approaches to the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Moving with Africa - Opportunities for Business and Development

On 28 June 2017, Gemma Aiolfi, Head of Corporate Governance, Compliance and Collective Action at the Basel Institute, will take part in a panel discussion during the ECAS 2017 Business and Development Forum “Moving with Africa” at the University of Basel. 

The Basel Institute and the Anti-Corruption Commission of Bhutan sign a MoU

 

ICAR to deliver training programme on Financial Investigations and Asset Recovery in Bulgaria

In order to tackle the widespread corruption in Bulgaria, the Centre for the Study of Democracy, a Bulgarian inter-disciplinary public policy institute, has partnered with the Basel Institute to provide technical assistance, under the Bulgarian Thematic Fund Security Project “Overcoming institut...

Are companies and executives responsible for human rights violations abroad?

Read latest FCPA Blog post written by our managing director, Gretta Fenner, about the responsibility and possible criminal liability of companies and their officials relating to human right violations allegedly committed abroad.

B20 Anti-Corruption Policy Recommendations handed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel

On May 3rd, 2017, the B20 officially handed over its Policy Recommendations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.

Kenya and Switzerland get closer in the fight against international corruption and financial crime

On 28 April, Kenya's Attorney General’s Office and the Swiss Federal Office of Justice signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on international mutual assistance in criminal matters in Nairobi.

Identifying key criteria for successful Collective Action initiatives

On Wednesday, 19 April 2017 the Basel Institute in cooperation with Norton Rose Fulbright hosted an insightful discussion as to how to develop a successful anti-corruption Collective Action with peer companies or other stakeholders and how Collective Action can invigorate anti-corruption program...

Training Peruvian judges to deal with the Odebrecht scandal

The Basel Institute on Governance and the Peruvian Judiciary organized a training seminar on anti-corruption and asset recovery aimed at building capacity in innovative methods to fight cross border corruption.

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