Speaking Engagement

11th Annual IBA Anti-Corruption Conference

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - Thursday, June 13, 2013

10:00 PM BST - 1:00 PM BST

Paris , France

A conference presented by the IBA Anti-Corruption Committee with the support of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Topics will include:- Update on developments in asset recovery in corruption- Latest trends in investigations and prosecutions: Q&A with law enforcement officials- Can we talk about this: voluntary disclosure, settlement and plea bargaining in anti-bribery cases- Media and civil society in the fight against corruption: between denunciation and defamation- Spotlight on the defence industry: bribes, offsets and national security- Unsustainable behaviour: bribery in the natural resources sector- Guidances for anti-bribery compliance – help or hindrance?- Recent developments in the international anti-corruption architecture – roundtable with international organisations

Paul Hastings partner Timothy Dickinson serves as Co-Chair of the IBA Anti-Corruption Committee and will open the conference on Wednesday, June 12 at 9:00 am, as well as moderate the "Can we talk about this: voluntary disclosure, settlement and plea bargaining in antibribery cases" at 2:30 pm. This panel will examine foreign bribery cases settled out of court to date, and reflect on prospects of increased use of out-of-court settlement mechanisms in this context.

Paul Hastings partner Bruno Cova serves as the Europe Regional Officer on the IBA Anti-Corruption Committee and is a featured speaker on Thursday, June 13, at 11:00 am to cover "Unsustainable behaviour: bribery in the natural resources sector." This panel will explore the corruption risksspecific to companies involved in the natural resourcessector – fisheries, forestry, agriculture and mining – with reference to caselaw. The potential flow-on effects for the environment and sustainable resourcemanagement will also be discussed.

For additional information and to register, visit the IBA website here.


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Timothy L. Dickinson

Senior Counsel, Litigation Department

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