Round-table discussion Anticorruption Compliance as a Strategy of Joint Development of Leading Companies was held by IBLF supported by PwC
International Business Leaders Forum and PwC held a round-table discussion Anticorruption Compliance as a Strategy of Development of Leading Companies on October 17, 2013. The event gathered compliance officers and university professors specializing in teaching business ethics and anticorruption practices. The participants discussed various corporate strategies aimed at ensuring that the international anticorruption standards are observed throughout each company supply chain, which is increasingly important in the context of economy globalization, and examined some examples of compliance system practice.
The round table welcomed the presentation of the teaching aid Anticorruption Training in Business based on the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME), an initiative developed within the framework of the UN Global Compact.
The welcoming speech was delivered by David Gray, Managing Partner, PwC in Russia, who gave the floor to the round table moderator Boris Tkachenko, Head of the Branch Office IBFL in Russia.
PwC Forensic Services and Risk Management Director Inna Fokina and manager Alex Khaki shared their experience of inspecting counteragents and investigating fraudulent activities. Some results of studies devoted to cultural differences in perception of business standards were presented by Olga Golyshenkova, General Director, International Association of Corporate Education (MAKO). Specific examples of adopting international practices in Russia while setting up joint ventures and the stages of introducing international procedures to ensure compliance of Russian counteragents to FCPA requirements were reported by Yelizaveta Karpilovskaya, Director for Development of Financial Service and Risk Management in RM-Tereks Joint Venture. The teaching aid Anticorruption Training in Business was introduced by Polina Kalnitskaya, Business Ethics and Corporate Management Consultant, professor of MIRBIS, member of PRME working group, who is an active participant of the UN Global Compact initiative, the author of the said training aid based on the international education materials.
The event ended with the ceremony of distributing copies of the teaching aid Anticorruption Training in Business to a number of universities and companies which entered into a license agreement with IBLF. These include Moscow State University Business School, MIRBIS, International Institute of Organizational Management, Saratov State University named after N.G.Chernishevskiy, Zeppelin Russland, Alfa-Bank.