2017 General Assembly Presentations

Below are the agenda and presentations from the ETHICS 2017 General Assembly held on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 October 2017 at the Clifford Chance offices in Paris.


Thursday 26 October 2017

Introduction by Dominique Laymand, ETHICS President, and Roeland van Aelst, incoming ETHICS President (from January 2018).

Annual review and formal resolutions from Arthur Muratyan, ETHICS General Secretary General Assembly Resolutions

Annual financial review from Pascale Paimbault, ETHICS Treasurer Treasurer’s Update

Strategic Vision for ETHICS, moderated by Olivier Chaduteau, who assisted the Strategic Committee with its development.  The Strategic Vision is sponsored by Roeland, with each element being led by one or more members of the Strategic Committee.

  1. Governance: led by Roeland van Aelst
  2. Management & Development of Chapters: led by Michael Bartke
  3. Networking: led by Sue Egan
  4. Competency Profiles: led by Tamara Tubin
  5. Learning, Thought Leadership & Knowledge Management: led by Cécile Gousset & Stephen Nguyen-Duc
  6. Communication: led by Dominique Laymand (note – Dominique addressed those present without using PowerPoint)

We ended our first day with cocktails and a networking dinner buffet in the opulent Salle de Balle at the Clifford Chance office.

Friday 27 October 2017

Welcome address by Roeland van Aelst, co-founding member of ETHICS.

Change Management by Noah Askin, Assistant Professor – Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD

Tips for Compliance Officers: Change Management by Dominique Bery, Senior VP Group Transformation CEO Office, Ipsen

Requirements for Compliance Programmes / Anti-Corruption Landscape Update by Peter Dieners of Clifford Chance (awaiting updated presentation)

Keynote Speech: Insights into the World Bank’s Integrity Program by Bertrand Andre Rossert, Advisor, Policies, Knowledge Management and Partnerships; Ethics and Business Conduct Vice-Presidency; World Bank

Panel on Code Convergence and what we (ETHICS) can do to drive greater convergence led by Thomas K Hauser

Value Based Healthcare (VBHC) by Goetz Gerecke, Boston Consulting Group

Panel on Compliance Challenges presented by New Business Models led by Anthony McQuillan

We hope that all our members and guests enjoyed the content and the networking opportunities at our 2017 General Assembly.  We look forward to seeing you again at future events.  The ETHICS Board.

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