October 2013 (#175)


In this update:

  • Tackling foreign bribery is important and effective
  • Coming Events

 Tackling foreign bribery is important and effective

Roger Gyles AO QC, Chairman of TI Australia, has written a clear rebuttal of the commentary from Alan Oxley in The Australian on 8 October. He emphasises the progress made over the last 20 years in the fight against foreign bribery and corruption.

Coming Events

Foreign bribery – A fast-changing international legal landscape – 16 October 2013 A seminar to be held at EY, 121 Marcus Clarke St, Canberra, ACT 2601 from 5-7pm.  The British High Commission and EY, supported by TI Australia, present a seminar on Australian, UK and international legal developments to counter bribery and corruption. Register now

Meeting the Current Challenges in Governance, Risk and Compliance – 22 November A seminar at UNSW, CBD Campus, Level 6, 1 O’Connell St, Sydney from 2.00 – 5.15pm. TIA Executive Director, Michael Ahrens, and others will speak. Click here for information and registration

Australian Public Sector Anti-Corruption Conference 2013 – 26-28 November 2013 to be held in Sydney. TI founder, scholar and lawyer, Dr Peter Eigen, is the opening speaker.

Victoria’s New Compliance Regime – 29 November  A seminar at the RACV City Club, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne from 9am – 1.15pm. TIA Director, Graeme Leonard, and others will speak. Click here for information and registration

 

TI Australia e-Update #175

October 2013

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