The decision by the Supreme Court of Canada issued on April 29 in World Bank v. Wallace underscored the value of the Bank’s work in the fight against corruption.
On May 26, the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency will host a panel discussion, Beyond Ottawa: The Impact of a Supreme Court Decision on Global Anti-corruption Efforts.
The event is from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at the World Bank (MC 2 – 800) in Washington, DC.
The decision in World Bank v. Wallace endorsed the integrity efforts of international organizations while upholding the privileges and immunities of the World Bank.
The case serves as a reminder that better results in the fight against corruption can be achieved when all the actors in the global fight come together in their respective roles.
Panelists will include Stephen Zimmermann, the Director of Operations at the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency.
He’ll be joined by:
- Alan Lenczer, a partner at Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
- Nancy Boswell, the the Director of the Anti-Corruption Law Program at AU Washington College of Law, and
- Anna Chytla, the Deputy General Counsel of Knowledge and Research in the World Bank’s Legal Vice Presidency.
The event will be moderated by Jessica Tillipman, a Senior Editor of the FCPA Blog and Assistant Dean and Lecturer in Law at the George Washington University Law School.
Please RSVP to [email protected].
The event website is here.
Richard L. Cassin is the publisher and editor of the FCPA Blog. He’ll be the keynote speaker at the FCPA Blog NYC Conference 2016.