World Bank Anti-Corruption, Compliance & Transparency Priorities

January 16, 2018 | Washington, DC


  • WilmerHale
    1875 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20006 


Compliance, transparency and the fight against corruption are increasingly high priorities for the World Bank operations and funded projects around the world, with the bank increasingly using the full array of tools, including sanctions, debarment, voluntary disclosure policies and compliance monitoring, to respond to past misconduct and prevent future infractions. 

Join WilmerHale, the World Bank and The Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) at Georgetown University Law Center for a panel discussion about the World Bank's global anti-corruption, compliance and transparency priorities. Dr. Christopher J. Brummer, IIEL Faculty Director and Professor of Law will open the discussion.


  • Pascale Dubois, Vice President of Integrity, World Bank
  • Frank Heemskerk, Executive Director, World Bank (and former Trade Minister for the Netherlands) representing the constituency of Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Romania and Ukraine
  • Ron Machen, Former US Attorney for the District of Columbia; Partner, WilmerHale with a focus on government enforcement actions, corporate and congressional investigations, compliance monitoring, and general business litigation


  • Grant Aldonas, IIEL Executive Director, Georgetown University Law Center; former US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade
  • Naboth van den Broek, IIEL Senior Distinguished Fellow; Partner, WilmerHale

We hope you can join us. Space will be limited. This event, which is co-sponsored by WilmerHale, is open to the public.

About The Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) at Georgetown University Law Center:

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