2014 Course Schedule and Descriptions

  • The UN course, for 2 credits, must be taken as a unit. All other courses are for 1 credit each.
  • A maximum of 2 academic credits may be earned.
  • Certificate students may take courses up to 3 credits.

 

Doing Business in the U.S.: The Legal Anti-Corruption Framework (LAW-795BV-001)

1:00PM-3:30PM MTWUF (1 academic credit)

Learn what you need to know about U.S. institutions and laws on bribery, fraud, and anti-money laundering, access to information, gifts and political contributions, whistleblower protection, and accountability and oversight mechanisms.

Doing Business Abroad: Corruption Risk & Mitigation (LAW-795BX-001)

9:00AM-11:30AM MTWUF (1 academic credit)

A current lead FCPA prosecutor and private practitioners will cover basics and new developments related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Dodd-Frank and SOX requirements, UK Bribery Act and other foreign bribery laws and enforcement, private sector compliance programs and training, due diligence, and monitorships.

Doing Business with Multilateral Development Banks (LAW-795BR-001)

4:00PM-7PM MTWU (1 academic credit)

Learn from World Bank investigators and private sector counsel about new approaches to corruption risk assessment, red flag identification and mitigation, investigations and sanctions procedures and how referrals to law enforcement authorities are changing the game.

United Nations Convention Against Corruption (LAW-795BU-001)

9:00AM-11:30AM; 1:00PM-3:30PM MTWUF (2 academic credits, both morning & afternoon sessions are required)

Government officials and private practitioners will gain practical knowledge about the anti-corruption prevention, criminal enforcement, legal assistance and asset recovery provisions, their implementation and application and peer review system covering 170 Parties.   

Corruption and Human Rights (LAW-795BH-001)

4:00PM-7:00PM MTWU (1 academic credit)

For lawyers with non-profits, development institutions and corporations, learn how corruption and bribery undermine implementation of human rights legal obligations, such as access to justice, essential public services, economic opportunity and basic security.  The UNCAC seeks to address this challenge.

 

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

9:00 AM

to

11:30 AM

Doing Business Abroad: Corruption Risk & Mitigation

United Nations Convention against Corruption

1:00 PM

to

3:30 PM

Doing Business in the U.S.: The Legal Anti-Corruption Framework

United Nations Convention against Corruption

4:00 PM

to

7:00 PM

Doing Business with Multilateral Development Banks

Corruption and Human Rights

 

Site Visits & Special Guest Speakers

Site visits complement curriculum with lectures at the World Bank, Organization of AmericanStates and meetings with other organizations involved in the anti-corruption movement.

There will be program-wide opportunities to hear from special guest speakers on relevant topics and to engage with other program participants and lecturers to foster connections across geographic and substantive backgrounds. A Certificate Ceremony will conclude the program. Special guest speakers to include The Honorable Richard Thornburgh and US Department of Justice former Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer, among others.