DC event will honor Mark Pieth, examine OECD and UN anti-corruption efforts
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 7:22AM
Jessica Tillipman in Mark Pieth, OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, OECD Working Group

Mark Pieth, Professor of Criminal Law at Basel University, Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business TransactionsOn December 4, 2013, The George Washington University Law School will host a tribute to Mark Pieth for his 25 years serving as Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions.  

The program, titled "The International Fight Against Corruption: Are the OECD and UN Conventions Achieving their Objectives?," will address the evolution and of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption

The panelists, comprised of international anti-corruption experts and stakeholders, will provide a candid assessment of the conventions from a variety of diverse perspectives, including, civil society, government enforcement agencies, the private sector, multilateral development banks, and academia.  The complete program agenda is provided below and you may register for the program here.

______________

Jessica Tillipman is a Senior Editor of the FCPA Blog.  Follow her on Twitter at @JTillipman

 *    *     *

The International Fight Against Corruption: Are the OECD and UN Conventions Achieving their Objectives?

A Tribute to Mark Pieth for his 25 years serving as Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 | 8am–7pm
The George Washington University Law School
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room
2000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052

Sponsored by The George Washington University Law School, the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, and the Anti-Corruption Committee and North American Forum of the International Bar Association; in cooperation with the Anti-Corruption Committee of the American Bar Association

Agenda

8–8:30am: Conference Registration

8:30–8:35am: Welcoming Remarks

8:35–8:45am: Introduction

8:45–9:45am: "The Evolution of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Anti–Bribery Convention"

9:45–10:45am: "The Evolution of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC)"

10:45–11am: Refreshments

11am–Noon: "Civil Society Response to OECD Convention and UNCAC"

Noon–1:15pm: Lunch and Key Note Address

1:15–2:15pm: "Prosecution and Defense Issues under the OECD Convention and UNCAC"

2:15–3pm: "Multi-Lateral Development Banks, Administrative Law, and Sanctions"

3–3:15 pm: Refreshments

3:15–4:15pm: "National Legislation Resulting from OECD Convention and UNCAC"

4:15–5:15 pm: "Diagnostic of OECD Convention and UNCAC and the Way Forward"

5:15–7pm: Reception Sponsored by Paul Hastings LLP and Miller & Chevalier

Article originally appeared on The FCPA Blog (http://www.fcpablog.com/).
See website for complete article licensing information.