12th Annual

Anti-Bribery & Corruption
A Global Outlook

15 November 2023

Held hybrid – Herbert Smith Freehills, City of London



Main Forum

15 November 2023, 09:00 – 17:00 GMT 

08:15 Registration & Networking Breakfast
09:00 Chair’s Opening Address
  Adriana van der Goes-Juric, Chair, AMLP Forum
  Mail Hall – The new strategies in anti-bribery & corruption
09:10 EC on the First EU Anti-Corruption Directive – strengthening the EU framework
  Álvaro de Elera, Cabinet Member, Values and Transparency, European Commission
  • Call for a stronger legislative alignment between EU Member States – the new provisions
  • Bridging the gaps – addressing current multi-faceted forms of corruption across the EU
  • Aligning with international anti-corruption standards – taking a global approach
  • Introducing common rules on defining corruption offenses and penalties across the EU
  • Fighting corruption to safeguard democracy and fundamental rights
  • The Implementation timelines and next steps – a look ahead
09:30 New OECD global initiative to galvanize the private sector as partners to combat corruption
  Julio Bacio Terracino, Head of the Public Integrity Division, OECD
  • New strategies aimed at strengthening the partnership between the public and private sector (PPPs) to combat corruption
  • How PPPs can collaborate effectively amidst the current landscape of social, political, and economic uncertainties
  • Establishing a clear, predictable and legitimate PPPs framework – practical considerations
  • Reinforcing integrity & building trust – fostering an ethical race to the top
09:50 Home Office on the new UK Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 – firming up national priorities
  Thomas Bell, Deputy Director, Criminal Finances and Asset Recovery, Home Office
  • Strengthening the integrity of the UK as an International Finance Centre
  • Enhancing public confidence in our domestic and international institutions
  • Promoting integrity across the private and public sectors
  • Improving the business environment globally – work with other countries to combat corruption
  • Reducing threat to international security – a focus on combating kleptocracy
10:15 Networking Coffee/ Tea
10:45 Mail Hall – Strengthening controls to current risk landscape – the latest on the new challenges & managing bribery & corruption risks effectively
  Gopi Patel, Global Risk Stewardship, Anti Bribery and Corruption & Tax Transparency, Risk and Compliance, HSBC
  Gregory Dellas, Chief Compliance & Innovation Officer, Ecommbx Cyprus
  Hugh Bigwood, Senior Anti-Corruption Specialist, HB Compliance Ltd & previously Rio Tinto’s Global Head of Compliance
  Luciane Mallmann, Head of Ethics & Compliance, JLL
  • Evolving risk landscape – tackling the biggest challenges going forward
  • Setting a balanced and well-calibrated risk appetite with robust controls fostering resilience protection – evolving best practice compliance
  • Strengthening the effectiveness of the compliance programme through increasing the role of culture and values
  • Emerging data and technology trends – where it can and cannot help?
10:45 Room C33/C34 – Investing with integrity – developing an effective response to zero tolerance to bribery and corruption versus zero tolerance to risks
  Andrew Watson, Head of Integrity, Oxfam GB
  Barry Vitou, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willlan (HFW) and Co-Author of Bribery Act.com
  Huma Yusuf, Director, Impact Group – Business Integrity, British International Investment
  Kim McGrath, Global Head of Anti-Bribery & Corruption Programme, Macquarie Bank
  • The environmental drivers influencing bribery & corruption risks – essential integrity factors to consider
  • Developing an effective compliance strategy for the management of your portfolio of businesses, particularly in high-risk locations
  • Embedding a robust zero-tolerance policy – critical elements for a successful strategy
  • Instilling your values and ethical standards in demanding environments – useful approaches to cultivating the right culture
10:45 Room C24/C25 – Integrating ESG risks into your compliance framework – evolving best practice
  Alex Beavan, Director, Head of Ethics & Anti-Corruption, Convera
  Henry Campbell-Smith, EMEA ABC and Anti-Tax Evasion Lead, Morgan Stanley 
  Sam Healy, Group Director ESG, QinetiQ
  Sharon Corbin, Global Head of Financial Crime for Trading & Supply, Shell International
  • Meeting current and emerging legal and regulatory requirements
  • Defining and setting ESG risk appetite including for your 3rd parties 
  • Developing an end-to-end approach from governance and culture to monitoring & reporting
  • Areas of convergence between ESG and financial crimes – common crimes in an ESG context
  • Anticipating the next ESG-related focus areas – a look ahead
11:30 Main Hall – Kleptocracy and corruption: a new crackdown – key points for the private sector
  Oliver Windridge, Senior Advisor, The Sentry
  Rowan Newman, Serious and Organised Crime Policy Lead, Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
  Sarah Chayes, Senior Advisor on Corruption & Global Kleptocracy & Author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security and “On Corruption in America”
  • Global implications of corruption & kleptocracy – recent developments & ongoing concerns
  • An insight into renewed effort to combat kleptocracy across borders
  • UK’s enhanced Anti-kleptocracy Strategy to safeguard prosperity & national security
  • Developing effective weapons to confront corrupt regimes and global influence
  • Collaborative Public-Private Response – implementing effective enforcement and operational compliance
12:15 Networking Lunch
13:00 Main Hall – Law Enforcement panel – a focus on the new prosecution tools, guidance, self-disclosure, compliance, intelligence sharing and enforcement priorities
  David Liebscher, Senior Manager and Deputy Head of the International Corruption Unit, UK National Crime Agency (NCA)
  David Fuhr, Acting Chief, FCPA Unit, Fraud Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice (U.S DOJ)
  Jérôme Simon, First Deputy Prosecutor, French PNF
  Victoria Jacobson, Senior Prosecutor & Case Controller, UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO)
  Robert Hunt, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills 
  • New global strategies on countering bribery & corruption – a focus on enforcement priorities, cross-border collaboration, compliance expectations
  • Latest developments in U.S. DOJ Policies, Guidance & Enforcement: new insights on including ‘Corporate Enforcement and Voluntary Disclosure Policy 2023’ & “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes 2023’
  • New French PNF Guidelines 2023 – an updated approach to offering, negotiating and entering into French DPAs (“convention judiciaire d’intérêt public,” or CJIPs“
  • New decisive steps UK is taking to bolster its enforcement capabilities, investigative powers, and commitment to working closely with partners, both domestically and overseas
  • Advancing international cooperation in anti-corruption efforts including in investigations and enforcement – ensuring accountability for corrupt actors worldwide
  • Navigating global expectations: Self-reporting, cooperation and privilege – expectations of the private sector across multiple jurisdictions
14:00 Main Hall –  Embedding an effective & efficient enterprise-wide governance & anti-corruption programme – balancing rules with values and a strong ethical culture
  Andrew Clifford, Executive Director, ABC Global Policy Holder, Standard Chartered Bank &
Joint Lead of the Wolfsberg Group Updated Anti-Corruption Guidance
  Andrew Hayward, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Subsea7
  Lead: Annabel Reoch, Partner, Forensic Global Head of Ethics and Compliance, KPMG
  • Navigating the new dynamic challenges and evolving compliance standards
  • Key insights covering the revised US DOJ Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes 2023 & Wolfsberg Group’s Anti-Corruption Guidance 2023
  • Balancing rules with values and a strong ethical culture for enhanced resilience 
  • Enhancing governance, implementing agile risk assessment and smart monitoring 
  • The increasing role of data analytics and technology in managing increasing compliance pressures
  • Useful approaches to upholding the highest compliance practices and integrity standards 
14:45 Networking Coffee/ Tea
15:15 Main Hall – Step up in oversights of your third parties including intermediaries, and the supply chain – overcoming the new challenges
  Arpan Shah, Deputy Head of Internal Audit in EMEA and Global Head of Internal Audit for the Compliance and Legal Divisions, Goldman Sachs
  Ed Wheatley, Financial Crime Risk and Control Consultant, Ethics & Compliance, Rolls-Royce
  Jonathan Froome, Global Head of Financial Crime, Marsh McLennan
  Lead: Miriam Ratkovicova, MD, Risk & Financial Advisory, Deloitte
  • The new risks and how to strengthen your defences – building up a robust third-party risk management programme
  • Latest Guidance including U.S. DoJ updated Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes 2023 & French PNF Guidelines 2023
  • Identifying and managing critical risks of your third parties and their partners – harnessing the power of data analytics and new tools
  • Stay ahead with expert insights on integrating ESG, human rights, and modern slavery across your third-party ecosystem
  • Use of audits for managing risk expectations – know when and how often?
  • Lessons from latest enforcement actions & expectations for compliance programmes – a look ahead
15:15 Room C3/C4 – New trends in investigations, red flags, data protection & adoption of the right modern technologies
  Christopher Cestaro, Partner, WilmerHale & previously Chief of the FCPA Unit, U.S. DoJ
  Satnam Tumani, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis & previously Head of Bribery & Corruption at the SFO
  Tapan Debnath, Head of Integrity, Regulatory Affairs & Data Privacy – Process Automation, ABB
  • Adapting to the changing landscape in cross-border investigations – the latest highlights and trends
  • Recent Guidance, enforcement actions, and focus areas on both sides of the Atlantic – addressing fresh challenges
  • Impact of the upcoming UK corporate criminal liability offence and strengthened US subpoena powers over foreign banks
  • The latest on leveraging your cross-border investigations effectively amidst a variety of approaches including DPAs and self-reporting
  • Heightened emphasis on enhancing your compliance programmes during internal investigations
  • Spotlight on individual accountability vs corporate prosecutions and settlements – upholding integrity
15:15 Room C33/C34 – Countering the growing threat of fraud – developing an effective response
  Chris Durrant, Director of Group Investigations & Speak Up, Aviva
  Cynthia Borg, Head of Financial Crime Compliance & MLRO, APS Bank Malta
  Dara Fernandez Perez, General Counsel, Honeywell 
  Gaon Hart, Managing Director, L.A.W & previously at UK Crown Prosecution Service
  • Latest developments and impact of the new provisions
  • Consequences of the new “Failure to Prevent Fraud” Offense on your compliance programme
  • The fraud offences that are captured and the investigation implications
  • Assessing risks and enhancing your compliance defences
  • Effective strategies to mitigating risk diversion threats
  • Developing an advantage with the help of new technological tools
16:00 Main Hall – New Horizons in anti-bribery & corruption, integrity & ESG on both sides of the Atlantic
  Daniëlle Goudriaan, Chair of the Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions, OECD, Partner at Ivy Corporate Defence and Investigations, Amsterdam & former Dutch European Prosecutor at the EPPO
  John Mair, Director, Head of Project Integrity, EBRD
  Laurent Cohen-Tanugi, Managing Partner, Cohen-Tanugi Avocats, and former FCPA & World Bank ‎Corporate Monitor
  Susan Hawley, Executive Director, Spotlight on Corruption UK
  Lead: Sam Tate, Partner, Anti-Corruption, RPC
16:50 Chair’s Closing Remarks
17:00 End of Forum


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