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About this training e-session:
Learn how to initiate or improve your company’s internal systems to deal with allegations and red flags of misconduct.
Identifying employee misconduct before it leads to a culture of “skirting the rules” is critical for the good reputation of any business. Employees and management need to have robust systems in place to deal with allegations of misconduct. This e-session will help you design an internal investigative framework that promotes transparency and is appropriate for your company.
During this e-session, you will learn to:
- Appreciate the various ways in which corrupt behaviour may exhibit itself
- Discuss the various remedies available to organizations faced with difficult situations
- Identify clues that would raise red flags and require enhanced diligence
- Understand and explain what types of allegations should be reported, and to whom
- Identify the right person in your company to lead an internal investigation
Mr. Tassé is an investigative and forensic accountant with practical experience in the fields of fraud prevention and detection, as well as economic damage quantification. An internationally renowned subject matter expert in the fields of anti-bribery and anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and combating the financing of terrorism, he has been selected as an independent expert by the International Monetary Fund to undertake the mid-term evaluation of its Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Thematic Trust Fund.
Mr. Tassé is an active member of the Standards Council of Canada’s mirror committee MC/ISO/TC 309 – Organizational Governance (which provides guidance on the governance of organizations, anti-bribery management systems, and whistleblowing), and appeared before the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance during the statutory review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act. Considered one of Canada’s leading experts in ethics and governance, he has been involved with prominent think tanks on transparency and integrity, and is also a member of Transparency International’s Anti-Corruption Expert Network.
His experience as a member of various advisory boards, risk management, audit and governance committees, provides him with the 360° vision required to accurately advise clients on a large range of operational risks (reputational risks, corruption risks, and fraud risks)
Brooke Grantham leads the TCS team that trains and advises trade commissioners on how to guide their client companies to be responsible international corporate citizens.
Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) is about Canadian companies doing business abroad responsibly in an economic, social and environmentally sustainable manner. The Government of Canada expects Canadian companies to respect human rights and all applicable laws, and to conduct their activities in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. Canada’s approach is based on engagement and proactive measures to enhance Canadian companies’ ability to manage social and environmental risks abroad. Promoting RBC advances Canada’s trade, foreign policy, and development agendas, contributes to the long-term success of Canadian companies active abroad, and can provide broadly based economic and social benefits to lower income countries
Stefan Linssen is the EVP of Global Partnerships and Chief Content Officer at the Ethisphere Institute and is responsible for setting the direction of Ethisphere’s global media platforms, which include Ethisphere’s publications, Ethisphere Magazine and Ethics Summits held in key cities across North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia, and other domestic and global platforms which provide opportunities for senior executives of multinational companies to connect with and learn from one another, as well as to share tools and resources to enhance and expand their ethics, legal and governance programs.