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About Training e-Session
Eastern Europe presents both a great opportunity for businesses and also a great challenge.
To help you overcome some of these great challenges, this e-session will cover the current state of the corruption landscape and present an approach on how to best manage corruption for businesses trading with, or considering an expansion into, Eastern Europe.
This training e-session will also introduce Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and will primarily focus on the critical economy of Russia.
Overall, this e-session will help businesses learn how to plan ahead, create effective and risk-free relationships, avoid unchecked growth, and understand Eastern European culture and policy.
In this e-session, a Canadian Trade Commissioner will also be speaking briefly on anti-corruption/governance considerations for Eastern European countries.
About the Presenters
Partner, Gowling WLG
Glen Jennings is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office and leader of the firm’s White Collar Defence and Investigations Group. A seasoned litigator in both criminal and regulatory matters, he brings extensive expertise in white collar defence, complex regulatory issues, internal investigations, and corporate risk and compliance.
Glen’s practice spans a wide range of regulatory and criminal matters with a focus on domestic and foreign corruption, complex tax issues, fraud, money laundering, internal investigations, and antitrust and securities cases. He has appeared at all levels of Ontario Court, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice.
Senior Trade Commissioner and Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of Canada in Ukraine
Adam Barbolet is Senior Trade Commissioner and Commercial Counsellor at the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine. Prior to his posting in Ukraine, Adam spent three years in a similar position at the Canadian Embassy in Kazakhstan, with concurrent accreditation to Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic. In additional to a strong understanding of corruption risk threats companies face, Adam has significant experience advising companies on reputational risk mitigation in emerging economies, including in the South Caucasus. Before joining Global Affairs Canada, Adam co-authored Conflict-Sensitive Business Practices: Guidance for Extractive Industries (which includes guidance on corruption and transparency).
About the GCNC Certificate in Regional Anti-Corruption Management
This is the fourth e-session of GCNC’s Certificate in Regional Anti-Corruption Management to help educate and transfer anti-corruption knowledge from experts to professionals who would like to increase their knowledge on how to prevent and manage corruption close to home and abroad. This training program has a regional focus and will help participants become experts in managing corruption in different regions of the world.
Participants who complete all four e-sessions will receive a Certificate in Regional Anti-Corruption Management. Obtaining this certificate will help promote your expertise and increase your credibility and ability to combat corruption in today’s competitive and dynamic landscape.Learn More