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High-level Seminar on “Global anticorruption strategies and corporate compliance: a dialogue between the United States and Italy”

On Friday, 21 September 2018, at 10:00 a.m., the Farnesina will host the high-level Seminar “Global anticorruption strategies and corporate compliance: a dialogue between the United States and Italy”.

The Seminar, promoted by the Anticorruption Coordination Office at the Foreign Ministry’s Directorate General for Globalisation and Global Issues, is designed to be an exchange of practical experiences on the respective models and is particularly targeted on the representatives of public and private Italian companies whose international operations must also comply with Common Law systems: people in charge of compliance, general counsel, supervisory bodies, in addition to members of the judiciary and of the legal profession and university professors.

The greetings by the Foreign Ministry’s Director-General for Globalisation and Global Issues, Massimo Gaiani, and the opening remarks by the Foreign Ministry’s Coordinator of International Anticorruption Activities, Alfredo Durante Mangoni, will be followed by a keynote speech by Jennifer H. Arlen, Professor at New York University, who will illustrate the types of risks involved and the prevention strategies against corporate crime in the North American market, and will outline recent enforcement trends within the regulatory framework and the role of federal agencies.

The keynote speech will be followed by a qualified panel of Italian speakers including the distinguished participation of the Chief of Staff at the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), Roberto Garofoli, and the Director-General of Confindustria, Marcella Panucci, who will debate the compliance requirements for companies operating on global markets.

Photographers and TV crews interested in following the event are requested to apply for accreditation by sending an email to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation’s Institutional Press and Communication Service at the following address: (Tel. + 39 06/3691.3432 or 8573 or 8210), attaching thereto the letter of his/her media organisation (or press card for freelance reporters) and, for members of the foreign press, a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s Country.

Accredited journalists, photographers and TV crews may collect their accreditation badges in person from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, main entrance – left-hand side – from 9:30 a.m.