Corruption Cases related to International Trade and Business

Corruption Cases related to International Trade and Business

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This Specialisation Course is designed for national lawyers, in-house counsel, and international legal practitioners appointed to defend clients in cases concerning corruption in international trade and business, providing training on litigation related to transnational corruption crimes and large-scale corruption cases having an international profile.  The training program will be dedicated to the analysis of international and national regulations related to anti-corruption, the legal tools of the competent bodies countering corruption-related phenomena, new trends and geopolitical perspectives in the subject matter, and the defence techniques in these cases with particular attention to the procedural aspects of international legal cooperation in criminal matters.

The Course will be also focused on analysing the roles and responsibilities of the international and national regulatory, enforcement, and supervisory bodies dealing with the prevention and fight against corruption in international trade and business.  Furthermore, the training will deal with the perspective of trade associations and industries, and their policies for compliance with the international and national rules.  Attention will be paid to the duties of in-house legal counsel, compliance programs (for example, on management, leadership and accountability, risk assessments, prevention and detection procedures, communication of policies and procedures, training of personnel, assessment of effectiveness, among other topics), and management of infraction proceedings.

The Course will tackle the following main topics:

  • Countering Corruption in International Trade and Business
  • International Legal Framework Related to the Fight Against Corruption
  • International and National Authorities Regulating and Controlling the Fight Against Corruption
  • Legal Compliance on Anti-Corruption
  • International Investigations against Corruption and Bribery
  • Strategising Defence Rights in Corruption Related Cases
  • In-House Counsels and Legal Advisers in the Prevention of Corruption


Language of the course
The Course will be presented in English and so a high level of proficiency in English is required.


Registration Fee

  • Early Bird Registration Fee: 700 euros up until 2 months before the Course begins
  • Standard Registration Fee: 900 euros in the last 2 months prior to the Course

Application procedure and deadline:

  • Registration must be done online.
  • Registration will be limited to 100 positions.
  • Acceptance into the course will be on a “first come, first served” basis.
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