ICC Ethics and Compliance Training Handbook - Anti-corruption guidance by practitioners for practitioners

No. P741E

ISBN : 978-92-842-0176-1

The ICC Ethics and Compliance Training Handbook sets out the challenges which large, medium-sized and small companies have to overcome as they build and put into action their corporate compliance programme. This practical guide and training tool provides hands-on expertise from distinguished practitioners in the field of corporate integrity and compliance.

It offers practical guidance on performing a risk assessment, installing a whistleblowing system, exercising due diligence when selecting agents or intermediaries, and conducting internal investigations. It also covers setting up a training programme, engaging your Board of Directors in compliance efforts, drafting a Code of Conduct, setting up the best compliance system for your company, resisting solicitation and extortion, introducing the ICC Anti-corruption Clause in your contracts, mitigating compliance risks arising from joint ventures, and managing the transition to a clean commercial policy.

This book will be the tool of reference for managers, compliance officers, lawyers and anyone concerned with stamping out corruption and other anti-competitive practices, whether working in an SME in an emerging country or in a large corporate operating on different continents. The 17 chapters of this handbook were written by past and present compliance practitioners from leading ICC member companies, including Alstom, BP, EADS, Eni, GBI, General Electric, Lafarge, Novartis, Safran, Shell, SGS, Siemens and Thales.

Code ISBN : 978-92-842-0176-1
Weight : 0.4600 kgs
Number of pages : 204
Publishing date : 2013
Language : English
Format in cm : 16*24

FOREWORD by Jean-Guy Carrier


François Vincke: A Daunting but Fascinating Task

  • PART I: The Fundamentals

Fritz Heimann: The International Anti-corruption Conventions

Jean-Yves Trochon; The Global Antitrust Landscape

Jean-Pierre Méan; Glossary

  • PART 2: How to Organize Compliance in Your Company

Jean-Daniel Lainé; Risk Assessment

Pedro Montoya: The Role of the Board of Directors

Dominique Lamoureux: Codes of Conduct

Carlos Desmet: The Ethics and Compliance Function and Its Interface with Management, Control, and Audit

Annette Kraus and Julia Sommer: The Compliance Challenge for Smaller Companies

  • PART 3: Appropriate Measures

Corinne Lagache: Education and Training

Michael Davies, Q.C.: Whistleblowing

Juan Jorge Gili: Internal Investigations

Iohann Le Frapper: Resisting Solicitation

  • PART 4: Managing Business Relationships

Richard Battaglia and Lucinda Low:Agents, Intermediaries, and Other Third Parties

  • APPENDIX A – Due Diligence Sample Checklist

Massimo Mantovani; Joint Ventures

  • APPENDIX A – Due Diligence Guidelines
  • APPENDIX B – Red Flags

François Vincke; The ICC Anti-corruption Clause (2012)

Max Burger-Scheidlin: Managing the Transition to a Clean Commercial Policy

  • ANNEX I – ICC Rules on Combating Corruption
  • ANNEX II – ICC Anti-corruption Clause
  • ANNEX III – Key International Legal Instruments

François Vincke is a Member of the Brussels Bar. He worked 26 years for PetroFina, a European oil, gas and petrochemicals company, including 11 years as Secretary General and General Counsel. Since 1994, he is the Head of Anti-corruption at ICC, first as Chairman of the Commission on Anti-corruption and later as Vice-Chair of the Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption. He has written a number of articles and led several conferences on matters related to ethics and compliance.

Julian Kassum is an independent consultant working for a number of international organizations, including ICC and the World Economic Forum. Between 2004 and 2010, he was successively Policy Manager for the ICC Commission on Anti-corruption and for the ICC Commission on Business in Society, two working bodies which later merged to form the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption. In 2009, he worked as Legal Counsel for the Compliance and Corporate Social Responsibility Department of the oil and gas company Total.