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Conference: Follow the Money: Corruption, Money Laundering & Organized Crime
Friday, July 22, 2016
The Conference Program and Speakers
The Conference program will include lessons learned from the Charbonneau Commission and presentations on reducing the risks of corruption, transnational money laundering, and organized crime in Canada with particular attention to large urban centers in British Columbia.
To view the final version of the conference program please click here
The Conference speakers include experts in investigation and law enforcement, applicable laws and enforcement methods, transparency in governance, ethical responsibilities in the professions, private sector and professional compliance, and the challenges of investigative journalism.
Register Now for the General price of $300 (Webinar - $225; Students - $125). Group discounts also available at 10% off for groups of 3 or more, 15% off for groups of 5 or more and at $50 for groups of 5 or more students (contact firstname.lastname@example.org).
Professor Margaret Beare; Osgoode Hall Law School
RCMP Inspector Calvin Chrustie; Operations Officer, RCMP
Peter German; Deputy Commissioner (Ret.), RCMP
Donald J. Sorochan, QC; Counsel, Miller Thomson
Nathalie Baker; Associate Counsel, Stevens Virgin
Maegen Giltrow; Associate Counsel, Lidstone & Company
Kevin Gillese; Legal Counsel; BC Department of Justice
Robert Lafrenière; Commissioner, UPAC
Sam Cooper; Vancouver Sun
Bob Mackin; Business in Vancouver
Sandy Garossino; National Observer
Gerry Ferguson; Professor, University of Victoria Law School
Who will the Conference interest?
- Judges, lawyers and notaries
- Law enforcement officials and officers
- Professionals including engineers, architects, urban planners, and accountants
- Elected and non-elected government and local government officials
- Private sector risk managers and consultants
- Academics and students including those in law, commerce, governance, public policy, and international law
The event will also be available by webinar, incorporating a live video feed of the presenters and participants’ questions. The webinar accommodates live questions and feedback through conference moderators and will be available to registrants after the event.
The Conference will begin with a free public lecture on Pathways to Corruption by Professor Margaret Beare from Osgoode Hall Law School. Her book, Criminal Conspiracies: Organized Crime in Canada, 2nd ed. 2015 (Oxford University Press) was the first academic book to look at organized crime in Canada and to trace the development of the concept and the legislation, and remains the point of reference for scholarship in the field. It is now available for purchase at a special rate (includes free shipping) on the UBC Bookstore website. Click here to purchase.
We hope to see you there!
Friday, October 28, 2016 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 3B7, Canada
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Organizer and co-sponsors
The Conference is being organized by the International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy (ICCLR) and is supported by the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL), the Peter A. Allard School of Law, and Transparency International Canada.
The Law Society of British Columbia has approved this conference for 6 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits.