International Compliance Association (ICA) Establishes “Corruption Awareness Week”, 15-19 May 2017 with Interactive Assessment Tools, Industry Experts and Multi-Dimensional Content

LONDON – The International Compliance Association (ICA) takes aim at combatting the insidious world of corruption and bribery, offering a robust program of expert advice and interactive discussions with leading compliance professionals during “Corruption Awareness Week” – 15-19 May, 2017.

“Corruption brings high political and economic risks to society as well as to organizations across a wide range of sectors and geographies. The International Compliance Association believes it is vital to educate business and organizational leaders on the devastating consequences of bribery and corruption as well as the high financial liability that can result from lax anti-corruption efforts,” said a spokesperson for ICA.

The ICA’s “Corruption Awareness Week” offers five days of online content and discussion that will highlight many of the key risks, challenges and effects of corruption in its various guises. The program is designed to raise awareness of these important global issues, bringing them to a wider audience. The week of content includes virtual class classrooms, case studies, insight and interviews and best practice initiatives.

ICA is collaborating with industry stakeholders to produce a program that includes:

  • What are the risks and societal issues? Penny Milner-Smyth and a representative of Transparency International.
  • An interactive virtual classroom on regulating corporate bribery in international business with Dr. Nicholas Lord, senior lecturer in Law at Manchester University.
  • The use of sanctions to promote effective compliance -  Saskia Rietbroek and Anna Sayre from
  • Implementing an effective anti-corruption compliance programme - Richard Bistrong, Anti-Bribery and Compliance Consultant, Writer and Speaker.

To see the full agenda for “Corruption Awareness Week” as well as to register for sessions, please visit: