Training Session

Tuesday
Feb 8, 2022
9:00 AM

To

Tuesday
Feb 8, 2022
1:00 PM
Where ?
Arendt House
41A, Avenue John F. Kennedy
L-2082 Luxembourg-Kirchberg
Luxembourg

Objectives

This training session will enable participants to gain an overview of the theoretical and practical issues at play in the fight against corruption. In addition, the purpose of this training is to raise awareness of the risk of criminal liability in the framework of corruption offenses and to provide tools to reduce it. 

Content

  1. Introduction
  • Definition and examples of bribery
  • The importance of the fight against corruption (public interest, trust in the institutions and in the market, reputational risk for involved companies etc.)
  1. Overview of International and European anti-corruption instruments

Brief presentation of the relevant institutions and applicable texts of law (relevance for Luxembourg)

  1. The situation in Luxembourg
  • Statistics and international evaluation (OECD, GRECO) of Luxembourg's efforts in the fight against corruption
  • General principles of criminal law
  • Corruption offenses in Luxembourg (public/private and active/passive bribery, influence peddling, misappropriation of public funds, unlawful taking of interest
  • Case law illustrations
  • Boundaries between corruption offenses and legitimate practices ( the issue of corporate gifts and other advantages ; lobbying vs. influence peddling )
  • Tools for the fight against corruption within public administrations and companies
  • Obligation to report criminal offenses
  1. Conclusion
  2. Questions & Answers
  3. Networking Lunch (Optional)

Speakers

Ari Gudmannsson (Of Counsel, Dispute Resolution/ Criminal Law)

Michel Fischbach (Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution/ Criminal Law)

Ingrid Fournol (Senior Compliance Analyst, Risk & Compliance)

Valérie Braun (Associate, Dispute Resolution/Criminal Law)

Sara Agostini (Associate, Dispute Resolution/Criminal Law)

Target Group

​Professionals in charge of front office, administration, legal and compliance functions or other professionals in charge of anti-corruption matters.

Duration

3 hours followed by a 1-hour networking lunch (attendance is recommended but not mandatory) 

Language

English 

Price

€400

 

For more information, please contact us by e-mail at institute@arendt.com

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