Register now: 2022 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum

The health, economic and social crisis triggered by the pandemic created new opportunities for integrity violations and corruption to thrive, prioritising integrity in governance like never before. While leaders were faced with this unique challenge, the COVID-19 crisis also exposed countries to unprecedented risks, leading to low levels of public trust across the globe. TheContinue reading “Register now: 2022 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum”

Clever / Wise / Inept / Innocent

A quick and worthwhile excerpt from a newsletter from Tom Geraghty which I subscribe to: It would be lovely to live in a world without organisational politics, but it’s unlikely to happen: power structures, hierarchies, vested interests and incentives all contribute to political organisational dynamics, and if we’re blind to them, we do ourselves and ourContinue reading “Clever / Wise / Inept / Innocent”

Currently reading: Corruption from a Regulatory Perspective

Maria De Benedetto‘s new book: “…seeks to enrich and, in some cases, reverse current ideas on corruption and its prevention. It is a long held belief that sanctions are the best guard against corrupt practise. This innovative work argues that in some cases sanctions paradoxically increase corruption and that controls provide opportunities for corrupt transactions.Continue reading “Currently reading: Corruption from a Regulatory Perspective”

International Network for Delivery of Regulation

Founded in 2017 – and now recently incorporated as a non-profit – congrats to the team! The International Network for Delivery of Regulation (INDR) is a membership organisation that aims to provide: A Centre of Excellence to support improvement in the way regulation is delivered, namely how regulations are received and applied by businesses andContinue reading “International Network for Delivery of Regulation”

Debate: Bringing Behavioural Science into the 3 LOD

 18 Nov 2021 16:55 – 17:45 – Debate – Culture & Conduct What are the different approaches firms are taking to incorporate behavioural science within their existing control frameworks? Should banks be hiring a Chief Behavioural Officer? What insights does behavioural science provide that can help financial institutions improve conduct? How can behavioural science-based approaches help to effectContinue reading “Debate: Bringing Behavioural Science into the 3 LOD”

Every crisis is an opportunity

In an article for the Institute of Business Ethics, four well-respected ethics practitioners (Sally March, Jane Mitchell, Robert Smith and Ruth Steinholtz) argue that now is the time for ethics and compliance practitioners to lift their horizons, leverage their unique perspective of risk, governance and sustainability across their organisations, and take a more central roleContinue reading “Every crisis is an opportunity”

Recruiting and Training Your Ambassadors: It’s All About the People

All your burning questions answered – including how to: Recruit the right people Formalize the network to reflect your organization’s culture Ensure your ambassadors have the skills and resources they need to be effective At the one-day virtual SCCE conference on Leading an Effective Ethics & Compliance Ambassadors Program – I’ll be there alongside: JenniferContinue reading “Recruiting and Training Your Ambassadors: It’s All About the People”

Leading an Effective Ethics & Compliance Ambassadors Program

Extend the reach of your compliance and ethics program Whether you call yours an “Ambassadors Program”, “Champions Program”, or “Liaison Program”, they all do the same thing—spread awareness and broaden the reach of your compliance and ethics program by using businesspeople as extra arms, legs, and ears. Join us on 14 October 2021 for thisContinue reading “Leading an Effective Ethics & Compliance Ambassadors Program”

Westminster eForum: Policy priorities for supporting emerging technology

Matt Hervey and I are on a panel at an upcoming Westminster eForum this November – and it’ll be a wide-ranging discussion – the full title for the exchange is: Legal, policy, security, and regulatory priorities – supporting innovation while understanding risks, regulatory agility, IP, and strategies for effective knowledge sharing across sectors Matt isContinue reading “Westminster eForum: Policy priorities for supporting emerging technology”