2023 Course Schedule and Descriptions

  • Certificate/CLE participants may take 1 OR more courses up to a total of four. Each Certificate will reflect the specific course(s) that the participant has successfully completed. In order to maximize participants’ breadth and depth of anti-corruption knowledge, participants are encouraged to take as many courses as feasible.
  • J.D. and LL.M. students may take one or two courses, earning a maximum of one academic credit for each course, and are subject to ABA Standard 310 requiring 30 additional hours outside class for each course. 

Courses are taught by Professor Nancy Boswell or Professor Jonathan Rusch with Special Guest Lecturers  (to be scheduled for 2023).


JUNE 5-8, 2023: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, MONDAY-THURSDAY 

FCPA prosecutors and private practitioners discuss the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, and other foreign bribery laws, the latest cases, record-breaking fines, enforcement trends and cross-border settlements. Students explore private sector compliance and integrity best practice, internal controls, risk assessment, due diligence, and investigation techniques.

Special Guest Lecturers in prior years have included:

  • James Koukios, Partner, Morrison & Foerster, former Senior Deputy Chief, Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section
  • Corinne Lammers, Partner, Paul Hastings, LLP
  • Kathryn Nickerson, Assistant Chief Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel for International Commerce Department of Commerce
  • Jeremy Zucker, Partner, Dechert LLP


June 5-8, 2023: 1:30 PM- 4:30PM, Monday-Thursday 

Public procurement involves the expenditure of substantial public funds, often under challenging circumstances, making it particularly vulnerable to corruption.   In this course, procurement experts, investigators, data analysts and private-sector attorneys  will   discuss the United States federal and other procurement processes,  corruption risks and red flags, investigation techniques, including the use of big data and artificial intelligence, public and private sector procurement integrity best practices, bid-protest, debarment and other sanctions and cooperation and referrals among and between national law enforcement agencies and multilateral development institutions.

Special Guest Lecturers in prior years have included:

  • Roberto de Michele, Division Chief, Innovation in Citizen Services Division, InterAmerican Development Bank
  • Marcelo Donolo, Senior Strategy & Operations Officer, World Bank Group Integrity Vice Presidency
  • Maria Camila Padilla Gomez, Sr. Procurement Specialist, Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank Group
  • Jodi Glasow, Executive Secretary, World Bank Group Sanctions Board  
  • David Hawkes, Manager, Investigations and Forensic Audits, World Bank Group Integrity Vice Presidency
  • David Hawkes, Manager, Investigations and Forensic Audits, World Bank Group Integrity Vice Presidency
  • John Horan, Faevre, Drinker, LLP


June 12-15, 2023: 9:00AM-12:00 PM Monday-Thursday  

U.S. government and private-sector legal experts and Professor Jonathan Rusch lecture and lead discussion on U.S. Constitutional provisions, statutes, and customary norms fostering integrity; criminal anti-corruption laws, including bribery, fraud, honest services and money laundering, and their enforcement; preventive measures, such as access to information, conflicts of interest, asset disclosure, political finance, whistleblower protection, asset recovery; and the role of key U.S. accountability and oversight agencies and the courts. 

Confirmed and invited Special Guest Lecturers for this course include:

  • Tonita Gillich and Irina Carnevale, Assistant Directors, Forensic Audits & Investigative Service, General Accountability Office
  • Kevin Hancock, Director, Strategic Litigation, Campaign Legal Center
  • Leo Tsao, Partner, Paul Hastings; former Principal Deputy Chief, Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Karen Woody, Associate Professor, Washington and Lee Law School

JUNE 12-15, 2023: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM MONDAY-THURSDAY  

Artificial intelligence (AI) for some time has been playing an increasingly vital role, in the public and private sectors, in analyzing and combating corruption and other financial crimes.  Because AI requires some understanding of data science concepts and terms, the course will provide students with a thorough grounding in those key terms and concepts, explain how artificial intelligence can be useful in various contexts (i.e., law enforcement, corporate compliance, and academic research), discuss applications of AI to corruption and related financial crimes, and explore the legal, ethical, and governance challenges of using anti-corruption AI.  The course will be taught by Professor Jonathan Rusch, an internationally recognized expert in anti-corruption law, and other experts in AI.

Confirmed and invited Special Guest Lecturers for this course include:

  • Zach Coseglia, Managing Principal and Head of Innovation at R&G Insights Lab
  • Matt Galvin, Compliance and Data Analytics Counsel, Fraud Section, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Avi Gesser, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton