The Basel Institute’s head of compliance, corporate governance and collective action talks to Ruth Green of the International Bar Association about anti-corruption programmes, the Panama Papers leaks, and what companies can do to better manage and mitigate risks.
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As the Basel Institute on Governance's second anti-corruption Collective Action conference draws near, let's take a moment to look back at one of the key messages that emerged from the 2014 edition, on the question of enforcement mechanisms and business participation Collective Action.
Defining what constitutes an ‘enforcement mechanism’ depends to a certain extent on the Collective Action itself; there is no single method to keep all stakeholders bound to their commitments. To date, such mechanisms have ranged from self-monitoring and peer pressure, to using external monitors, legal sanctions, fines, disbarment from tendering, or other coercive means to make sure a Collective Action agreement has bite.
October 20-21, 2016 - Basel, Switzerland
The conference will address the latest in research and practice on anti-corruption Collective Action through high-level panel discussions, workshops and key note speakers with distinguished experts and practitioners, including Professor Mark Pieth, Chairman of the Board, Basel Institute on Governance; David Green, Director, Serious Fraud Office, UK Government; Nicola Bonucci, Director for Legal Affairs, OECD; Leonard McCarthy, Vice President for Integrity, World Bank Group; and Andreas Hoffmann, General Counsel and Head of Legal and Compliance of Siemens AG, among others.
The conference will include sessions on the following: