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Outer Temple Chambers & RPC launch Unspoken Giants podcast series

Outer Temple Chambers and RPC have launched the Unspoken Giants podcast series which, for the first time ever, brings together senior officials from nine of the largest IFIs together to provide a unique insight into how investigations are conducted and what legal and compliance teams can do to navigate the complex and individualised systems at each institution.

The World Bank

In this episode, Alex Haines joins Jamieson Smith, Chief Suspension and Debarment Officer at the World Bank and Alice Kemp, barrister at RPC, to discuss how this giant of international finance is fighting against the cancer of corruption in its mission to work in every major area of development.

The Inter-American Development Bank

In this episode, Alex Haines joins Juan Ronderos, the Sanctions Officer, and Samir Fahoum, the Principal Integrity Officer, at the Inter-American Development Bank and Alice Kemp, barrister at RPC, to discuss how this giant of international finance is fighting against the cancer of corruption in its mission to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean.

European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

In this episode, Alex Haines joins Paul Kearney, Chief Counsel and Enforcement Commissioner, and Rohan Schaap, the Director of Investigations, at the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development, and Alice Kemp, barrister at RPC, to discuss how this giant of international finance is fighting against the cancer of corruption in its mission to foster the transition towards open market-oriented economies and to promote private and entrepreneurial initiative.

The New Development Bank 

In this episode, John McKendrick QC joins Dr Srinivas Yanamandra, Chief of Compliance at the New Development Bank and Alice Kemp, barrister at RPC, to discuss how this giant of international finance is fighting against the cancer of corruption in its mission to support infrastructure and sustainable development efforts in BRICS and other underserved, emerging economies for faster development through innovation and cutting-edge technology.

The Nordic Investment Bank 

In this episode, Alex Haines joins Mark Butler, Chief Compliance Officer at the Nordic Investment Bank and Alice Kemp, barrister at RPC, to discuss how this giant of international finance is fighting against the cancer of corruption in its mission to finance projects that improve productivity and benefit the environment of the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Find out more

John McKendrick QC practises in the areas of public and commercial law both domestically and internationally. John has a strong international element to his practice and works as a consultant on legal projects for the World Bank, the InterAmerican Development Bank, the EU and others. He is a sanctions appeals officer to the Caribbean Development Bank.

Alex Haines is a specialist in international law, with particular expertise in the extensive field of international organisations law. Alex was appointed to the Attorney General’s London B Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown in 2019 and as Sanctions Officer at the Caribbean Development Bank in 2020. John has also worked and advised a number of Governments, the Inter-American Development Bank and major commercial organisations. He carries out a significant amount of transparency, integrity, anti-bribery, anti-AML and compliance work in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is the Latin American contributor for Lissack and Horlick on Bribery. 

To find out more, contact Sam Carter on +44 (0)203 989 6669 or Paul Barton on +44 (0)20 7427 4907 for a confidential discussion.

Business Crime, News 27 Oct, 2021

Authors

John McKendrick QC

Call: 1999 Silk: 2016

Alex Haines

Call: 2007 (England & Wales); 2019 (New York); and 2020 (Ireland)

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