CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

DAY 1

Thursday 6 December 2018

 

08.15 - 08.55

Registration

Ground floor, 13 rue de l’Université 75007 Paris 

 

 

Introduction

 

 

09.00 - 09.10

Christophe Jamin (Dean of the Sciences Po Law School)

Conference Welcome

 

 

09.10 - 09.20

Régis Bismuth (Professor at Sciences Po Law School)

Introductory Remarks

 

 

 

09.20 - 10.50

Panel 1

International Sources of Anti-Corruption Law: Eclecticism or Convergence?

 

Chair

 

Daniel Eduardo Bonilla Maldonado (Professor, Universidad de los Andes & Visiting Professor at Sciences Po Law School)

 

 

Jessica Ansart (Georgetown University Law Center & Sciences Po) & Elitza Katzarova (Chair of International Relations, University of Brunswick)

The Americanization of International Anti-Corruption: The Influence of the FCPA on the OAS and OECD Conventions

 

 

Jimena Reyes (International Federation for Human Rights – FIDH)

The Role of the UN Human Rights Covenants and the American Convention on Human Rights in Shaping International Anti-Corruption Norms

 

 

Dr. Alexandra Manea (Counsel, Office of Suspension and Debarment, World Bank) & Jamieson Smith (Chief Suspension and Debarment Officer, Office of Suspension and Debarment, World Bank)

In Search for a Tailored Approach to Anti-Corruption Sanctions in the International Development Context

 

 

Vishal Sharma (Assistant Professor, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand)

Impact of Corruption on the Implementation of International Law: A Critical Perspective 

 

10.50 - 11.45

Coffee break

 

11.20 - 12.30

Panel 2

Regional Perspectives on Transnationalization

 

Chair

 

Patrick Moulette (Head of the OECD Anti-Corruption Division)

 

 

Rachel Brewster (Professor at Duke Law School & Co-director of Duke's Center for International and Comparative Law) & Andres Ortiz (Attorney, Ecuador & LL.M., Duke Law School)

Transnationalization in Latin America: Political and Legal Developments in Anti-Corruption

 

 

Juanita Ceesay (Lecturer & PhD candidate at Sciences Po Law School)

Global North vs Global South: Overcoming the Limits of the Transnationalization of Anti-Corruption Laws

 

 

Qingxiu Bu (Associate Professor & Chair of Global Law Initiative, Sussex Law School)

Chinese Multinational Corporations' Obligations in the Global Anti-Corruption: Levelling the Playing Field in Africa

 

 

12.30 - 14.10

Lunch buffet

 

14.10 - 16.00

Panel 3

Domestic Experiences of Transnationalization

 

Chair

 

Jan Dunin-Wasowicz (Associate, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP and Vice-Chair of the ASIL Anti-Corruption Law Interest Group)

 

 

Sean Griffith (Professor of Law & Director of the Corporate Law Center, Fordham Law School) & Thomas H. Lee (Professor of International Law & Director of Graduate and International Studies, Fordham Law School)

Banning Bribes Abroad: An Interest Group Theory of Foreign Anti-Corruption Law

 

 

Tamar Hostovsky Brandes (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Ono Academic College)

Bribery of Foreign Officials: The Importance of Moral Arguments

 

 

Elizabeth Acorn (Postdoctoral Associate & Lecturer in Political Science Yale University)

The Harmonization of Anti-Foreign Bribery Law and Practice: Exploring Mechanisms of Policy Convergence in Canada

 

 

Jonathan Bourguignon (PhD Candidate, Université Panthéon-Assas Paris 2)

France's New Approach towards Extraterritoriality: Paving the Way for a Protective Principle in Economic Matters?

 

 

Laura Galindo-Romero (J.S.M Candidate, Stanford Law School)

The Other Side of the Coin: Measuring States' Anti-Corruption Compliance and Domestic Implementation

 

 

16.00 - 16.25

Coffee break

 

16.25 - 18.10

Panel 4

Traditional Methods Reconsidered

 

Chair

 

Kathryn Gordon (Senior Economist, OECD Anti-Corruption Division)

 

 

Thomas Kruessmann (Professor at the University of Kent & Senior Research Fellow, Global Europe Centre)

The Failure of Transnational Anti-Corruption Law: Civil Law Strategies Reconsidered

 

 

Rachel Scott (Barrister, Three Raymond Buildings)

Would a Move Towards Standardized Procedures Strengthen the Transnational Fight against Corruption?

 

 

Kotomi Moriguchi (PhD candidate, Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy, Ghent University)

Is There a Global Administrative Law Approach to Anti-Corruption?

 

 

John E. Katsos (Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics, American University of Sharjah)

Towards a Global Peace-Promoting Anti-Corruption Regime

 

 

Eduard Ivanov (Professor & Senior Research Associate, International Anti-Corruption Academy, IACA)

In the Ocean of Anti-Corruption Compliance Standards and Guidance: Time for Codification?

 

18.10 - 18.30

Gabriela Ramos (OECD Chief of Staff and Sherpa to the G20)

Keynote Address – “Levelling the Playing Field: From Corruption to Multilateral Cooperation”

 

 

DAY 2

Friday 7 December 2018

 

 

08.25 - 08.55

Arrival

 

09.00 - 10.45

Panel 5

Transnationalization and the New Frontiers of Compliance

 

Chair

 

Bryan Sillaman (Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP)

 

 

Leah Ambler (Legal Analyst, OECD Anti-Corruption Division) & Claire Leger (Legal Analyst, OECD Anti-Corruption Division)

Whistleblower Protection: The Next Frontier in The Transnationalization of Anti-Corruption Law

 

 

Jeffrey Boles (Associate Professor and Washburn Research Fellow, Fox School of Business, Temple University)

Fighting Corruption through Contract Law: International Law Considerations

 

 

Robert E. Clark (Manager of Legal Research, TRACE International)

Linear and Non-Linear Modeling Techniques in Transnational Corruption Risk Assessment

 

 

Nuria Gonzalez (Professor of Law, Universidad de San Andres)

Transnationalization of Anti-Corruption Trainings

 

 

Vera Cherepanova (Founder, Studio Etica)

The Proliferation of International Anti-Corruption Initiatives, Standards, and Guidelines

 

 

10.45 - 11.15

Coffee break

 

11.15 - 12.45

Panel 6

Anti-Corruption Considerations in International Dispute Resolution

 

Chair

 

Catherine Kessedjian (Professor Emerita, Université Panthéon-Assas Paris 2)

 

 

Yueming Yan (Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Law, McGill University)

Global Anti-Corruption Efforts in a New Era of International Investment Agreements

 

 

Lucinda A. Low (Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP)

Methodologies for Proving Corruption in Arbitration: Red Flags, "Connect the Dots", and Similar Approaches

 

 

Alexis Foucard (Associate, Clifford Chance LLP)

International Arbitration's Growing Reliance on Red Flags: How Shifting the Burden of Proof for Allegations of Corruption Is Prompting the Transnationalization of Anti-Corruption

 

 

Anna Lorem Ramos (Counsel, World Bank Group Sanctions Board Secretariat) & Charlene Valdez Warner (Associate, Linklaters LLP)

The World Bank Group in International Dispute Resolution of Fraud and Corruption: Examining the Practice and Jurisprudence of the Sanctions Board and ICSID Arbitral Tribunals

 

 

12.45 - 14.00

Lunch buffet

 

14.00 - 15.45

Panel 7

Challenges in Transnational Enforcement of Anti-Corruption Laws

 

Chair

 

Mathilde Mesnard (Deputy Director, OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs)    

 

 

Stéphane Bonifassi (Bonifassi Avocats, Paris)

The Impact of Blocking Statutes on Enforcement of Anti-Corruption Laws

 

 

Denis Saint-Martin (Professor, Department of Political Science, Université de Montréal) & Simon St-Georges (Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Université de Montréal)

The Global Diffusion of Deferred Prosecution Agreements: Institutional Isomorphism and the Re-making of the Rules Against Corporate Corruption

 

 

Branislav Hock (Lecturer in Counter Fraud Studies, University of Portsmouth)

Market for Bundles: New Stage of Foreign Anti-Bribery Enforcement

 

 

Colin Scott (Professor of EU Regulation and Governance, University College Dublin) & Slobodan Tomic (Post-Doctoral Marie Curie Fellow, University College Dublin)

The Developing Role of Transnational Networks in Advancing Integrity Regulation

 

 

Camila F. Tort (Consultant at the Department of Legal Cooperation of the Organization of American States)

The Search for Synergies: The Utopian Ideal of Cooperation between International Anti-Corruption Mechanisms

 

 

15.45 - 16.15

Coffee break kindly offered by Steptoe & Johnson LLP

 

16.15 - 17.30

Panel 8

Anti-Corruption Beyond the State

 

Chair

 

Phil Nichols (Professor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania & Chair of ASIL Anti-Corruption Law Interest Group)

 

 

Nicola Bonucci (OECD Director for Legal Affairs & Coordinator for Accession)

International Organizations' Efforts to Prevent Corruption

 

Sean Hagan (Visiting Fellow, Oxford University & Former General Counsel of the IMF (2005-2018))

An IMF Perspective on Anti-Corruption

 

 

Kevin Crow (Assistant Professor of International Law and Ethics, ASB & International Faculty Fellow, MIT Sloan)

International Legal Persons' and Anti-Corruption Law: A Problematic Status Quo

 

 

Andy Spalding (Professor of Law, University of Richmond) & Cecilia Fellouse-Guenkel (Le Cercle de la Compliance)

The Role of Mega Sporting Events in Transnationalizing Anti-Corruption Law

 

17.30 - 17.45

Concluding Remarks

 

 

Phil Nichols (Professor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania & Chair of ASIL Anti-Corruption Law Interest Group)

 

 

17.45 - 19.15

Cocktail

 

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