September 1, 16:00, Mühlebachstrasse 23/25, Seefeld, Zurich
Roundtable Discussion sponsored by the ECS Working Group on Leadership. This third annual event will be followed by end-of-summer networking drinks in a nearby locale.
This year the focus is on the challenges on compliance leadership when a Swiss company is in foreign hands. Several participants whose companies are owned by Chinese, American, and other foreign companies or shareholders will be on hand. As in the past, the discussion will be moderated and participatory where all attending can also share their own thoughts on the subject.
After the roundtable, the discussions will continue over a drink, courtesy of ECS.
There is no cost for attending but places are limited. If you wish to reserve a place, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, title, and company.
Organiser: Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
Venue: Zurich Development Center, Keltenstrasse 48, 8044 Zurich
Venue: Bar “Hotel Rivington & Sons” right next to the station Zürich Hardbrücke (Hardstrasse 201, ground level of the “Prime Tower”)
Zurich, 29-30 July 2017
The Conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility, Governance and Sustainable Development. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility, Governance and Sustainable Development.
Do you want to better understand the U.S. legal system and U.S. legal thinking? Then this unique, intensive introduction to the U.S. legal and regulatory landscape in a law-school-type atmosphere is for you.
Organised by Europainstitut, at University of Zurich
Venue: CS Forum St. Peter, St. Peterstrasse 19, 8001 Zürich, Schweiz
4. ERFA-Tagung über Aufgaben, Kompetenzen und Verantwortung von VR-Sekretärinnen und VR-Sekretären
The annual meeting of members of Ethics and Compliance Switzerland/ECS was held on 4 May 2017 in Berne in the guild house of Gesellschaft zu Pfistern where ECS was established in May 2014. 19 members attended the annual meeting and approved the annual report, the annual accounts and the budget for 2017. The members granted discharge and re-elected the Board for a second term. They also agreed with the Board’s plan to elect new Board members in the coming years on a rolling basis.
The meeting of members was followed by a presentation by Mr Michel Huissoud, the Director of the Federal Audit Office. Mr Huissoud presented the Office and presented the work the Office performs and the challenges it encounters in its audits. The presentation was followed by an open discussion on recent audits performed by the Office and instances of resistence by state owned enterprises and government agencies. The meeting was followed by a networking apéro which provided the participants with an excellent opportunity to discuss current compliance trends at a wonderful historic place.
The working group exists since 2012 as an informal and confidential exchange between compliance executives and anti-corruption practitioners. TI Switzerland offers corporate compliance executives the possibility to discuss concrete problems and challenges in preventing and fighting corruption. The meetings are held under the Chatham House Rule.
Members of TI or Ethics and Compliance: free
Non Members: CHF 100.-
Online before 10th March 2017
The Association of International Business Lawyers invites to a luncheon-presentation:
Internal investigations in case of fraud or corruption: why and how?
Friday, February 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m. at the Hôtel Métropole Geneva
Jean-Pierre Méan is an experienced multilingual lawyer in the field of international business at the crossroads of law and all levels of management with a particular expertise in the area of compliance and anti-corruption measures. He implemented codes of conduct and integrity programs in several international corporations and in an international financial institution.
Maximilien Roche is Senior Manager, Anti-Fraud Unit and Corporate Audit with ST Microelectronics.
For the first time C5, in partnership with the Basel Institute on Governance, are bringing together the anti-corruption and compliance community throughout Switzerland.
This two-day conference has been developed through in-depth research with leaders in anti-corruption, compliance and risk management. Designed to provide all attendees with the best platform for networking and sharing experiences of cutting-edge risk mitigation strategies in compliance.
Programme and registration
Swiss Global Compact Dialogue 2017 on Sustainable and Responsible Business: Corporate Social Responsibility – marketing hype or long term success factor?
Programme and registration
The Human Rights Commission of the Geneva Bar Association invites you to aseminar on „Business & Human Rights“ on 17 November 2016 at the University of Geneva. A copy of the program is attached.
Addressed to lawyers, in-house counsel, companies and banks, this seminar will present the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights and their practical implications for economic actors and their legal counsels. Through specific workshops, this seminar will examine the duties and obligations of lawyers, corporations and banks in the context of this issue of increasing practical importance.
The seminar is organised in collaboration with the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva and the International Bar Association and will be held in English. Registration will be open until 21 October 2016 (see attached registration form). The number of place is limited.
For additional information, please contact Sylvain Savolainen at email@example.com.
ECS is sponsoring a seminar on 10 November 2016 on ‘Risk-based Compliance and Anti-Bribery Management Systems’. The seminar, organized by the Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV), focuses on the implementation of the new ISO standards 19600 and 37001. ECS members benefit from a special registration fee of CHF 420.00 (instead of CHF 520.00). ECS members with an interest in anti-bribery management systems are cordially invited to attend the seminar. For registration, please use the following link and mention that you are a member of ECS. Programme