Do you think that bribery may be acceptable in certain cases?
I suspect that your initial reaction was “No way! There is no excuse for bribery.” Frankly, I hope it would be a natural reaction of any reader of our blog. Nevertheless, I still ask you to give it a thought before you react. You will see that the answer may be not so obvious. Read More
I first hung out with Volodymyr Hrabchak at a sushi buffet during the 2014 International Bar Association Annual Conference in Tokyo. We met in Hong Kong in 2016, and over stir-fried prawns, Volodymyr told me I should write something. In 2017, while in Budapest and over grilled salmon, he reminded me again. Yes, seafood led to this.
Last May 11, 2018, Maria Lourdes Sereno, the first woman to become chief justice in the Philippines, was ousted by her Supreme Court colleagues by a vote of 8-6. She was removed through a quo warranto petition instead of impeachment – a first in the country. Read More
My cousin has recently become a certified auditor. I am very proud of him. And interestingly enough, while he explained me about the profession, I realized that it is organized quite similarly to that of attorneys’… Read More
With this post, I would like to share with you, Periscopers, what I learned of corruption in Sweden during my stay in Malmo for two exciting weeks. My inspiration derives from my recent participation in SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals. First of all, I would like to express my gratitude to the Swedish Institute for granting me this opportunity and encourage all of you to apply for the Sustainable Public Management Program next year… Read More
Position objective: Adhering to local Ukrainian Anti-Money Laundering (AML) legislation requirements, Citi Corporate AML requirements Read More
With this post, I would like to share my observations from the compliance meetup recently arranged by Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance. I was honoured to be on the panel with the distinguished experts debating whether Ukrainian business is ready to embark on an independent verification of compliance and integrity level. Read More
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As you may already know, Ukrainian Parliament has voted today to establish the anti-corruption court in Ukraine. Once we have the final text of the law, it will be clear whether the deputies took into consideration recommendations of the expert community and international partners actively communicated during last months in an effort to save the idea of the transparent and impartial anti-corruption court. In the meantime, I want to share with you some thoughts I have been reflecting on lately in this respect. Read More
- Day to day responsibility for managing and effectively rolling out the Compliance Program in UA (Touch Point Vendors management, Trainings, Global gift Policy Management, Competition and Data Privacy compliance program, Compliance champions, license/permits/greenfields committees, Compliance programs and projects development and implementation). Read More
It is well known that lawyers are great at envisioning what could go wrong. To turn the viewpoint of what could go wrong into a particular preventative action is a major mindset shift. This requires almost becoming a compliance officer. And the complexity of the market within which businesses operate in Ukraine already requires this from lawyers. Read More