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Learn from world leaders in ethics & compliance Mabey Bridge & IMI PLC

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Join us to learn from world leaders in ethical compliance IMI PLC and Mabey Bridge.

This year we shall be focusing on the practical steps companies should take to comply with the Bribery Act and do business ethically in challenging global markets.

Birmingham Masterclass with Jo Morgan of IMI PLC

On February 2nd join us in our Birmingham offices when the Chief Compliance Officer of IMI PLC (a company which has experienced a full blown investigation and prosecution of a subsidiary it acquired in the US) will share IMI’s insight into trading ethically.

New series featuring Mabey’s CEO Peter Lloyd on compliance & ethics

We are also delighted to announce a new series where readers can learn from the Mabey group of companies which has travelled on a similar journey beginning in 2008 when its subsidiary Mabey & Johnson took the step of a self referral to the SFO.

Today the Mabey group of companies are acknowledged world leaders in ethical business and anti-bribery compliance.

Speaking this week about the journey taken by the Mabey group the Director of the SFO said:

“…we would like to acknowledge the Mabey Group for its cooperation throughout this process. We have been very impressed by its attitude and the clear commitment of the new management to ethical trading. We get regular updates from the independent monitor about the business’s ethics and controls and it appears that in many ways the Mabey group is now leading the way in implementing controls and procedures to ensure that it is able to trade ethically in high-risk jurisdictions.”

A presentation by Peter Lloyd CEO of Mabey Bridge on practical compliance steps

We shall shortly be announcing the date of a seminar in our offices where Peter will talk about successfully doing business in challenging markets and share his valuable insight. To register your interest for this please email barry.vitou@pinsentmasons.com

Articles on thebriberyact.com by Peter Lloyd, Mabey CEO, on trading ethically in high risk jurisdictions

We shall also be publishing some articles by Peter on thebriberyact.com which will lay out the steps Mabey has taken to become a leader in ethical business.

Ask Peter LLoyd Mabey CEO your questions

Finally, Peter has agreed to answer readers questions about challenges which businesses may face and offer possible solutions to dealing with them.

Would you like to know how an ethical company resists demands for bribes in challenging markets in practice?

Do you have questions about what it really takes to instill an ethical culture among business partners?

Peter Lloyd will answer these other burning questions you may have in what we aim to be a regular column.

If you would like to ask Peter a question please contact barry.vitou@pinsentmasons.com and Peter will do his best to answer them.

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