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The International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law
The International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law

Bribery and Corruption Conference: Modern Approaches to an Eternal Problem

Criminal Law Conference 

Brisbane, Australia

9-12 July 2019

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Bribery & Corruption: Conference Abstract

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Call for Speakers

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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Conference Abstract

Bribery and Corruption have been an eternal problem which ultimately affects the most vulnerable in society.

In 2019 the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law Conference tackles these issues.  The focus will include the scope of the problem, corruption prevention, risk management, investigation and law enforcement strategies, legislative reform and policies, international responses and evidentiary issues.


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Brisbane, Australia 9-12 July 2019 (Hilton Hotel)

This year's conference will be held in Brisbane, Australia from 9-12 July 2019 at the Hilton Hotel in the heart of the city.  Conference registration and the opening function will be held on 9 July 2019.  Conference sessions will commence from 10 July 2019.


Brisbane is the capital of the Sunshine State and blessed with idyllic subtropical weather all year round.  Brisbane is wedged between the ocean and rugged national parks. Brisbane is a cosmopolitan hub for arts, culture and dining but still retains a close connection with nature. It’s also the gateway to the wonders of the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.

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Conference Theme

Abstract

Bribery and Corruption have been an eternal problem which ultimately affects the most vulnerable in society.


In 2019 the ISRCL Conference tackles these issues. The focus will include the scope of the problem, corruption prevention, risk management, investigation and law enforcement strategies, legislative reforms and policies, international responses and evidentiary issues.


In this context there will be an examination of the appropriate balance between maintaining the rights, freedoms and liberties of individuals on the one hand, and the use of investigative powers, in particular coercive powers, on the other.


The Conference will study why these issues persist despite efforts to prevent them. criminal law corruption bribery

Who Should Attend

The conference will appeal to the judiciary, prosecution agencies , defence lawyers, legal policy drafters, law enforcement, corrections and government officials. 


Those who work daily in the administration of criminal justice and the promotion of sound practice in governance, risk management and ethical behaviour in their own jurisdiction and internationally, and representatives of other aspects of society such as the construction industry and sport should attend.

Opportunity

This is an opportunity to meet, hear and learn from experts, legal professionals and academics from around the world. 

Conference Organising Committee

Program Committee Members

David Adsett

Deputy Director, Commonwealth  Director of Public Prosecutions (Brisbane, Australia)


John Allen QC

Public Defender, Legal Aid Queensland, (Brisbane, Australia)


Hon. Justice Elizabeth A Bennett

Past-President ISRCL

Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)


Michael Byrne QC

Director of Public Prosecutions, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (Brisbane, Australia)


Professor Heather Douglas

TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia)


Kurt Fowler

Principal Solicitor, Fowler Lawyers (Queensland Law Society Representative) (Caboolture, Australia)


Magistrate Anthony Gett

Magistrates Court of Queensland (ISRCL Board Member) (Brisbane, Australia)


Nicholas Hanly

Legal Aid Queensland (Brisbane, Australia)


Marshall Irwin (Committee Chairperson)

Commissioner, Crime and Corruption Commission (Brisbane, Australia)


Hon. Gregory R James AM QC

Barrister (Sydney, Australia)


Alan MacSporran QC

Chairperson, Crime and Corruption Commission (Brisbane, Australia)


Major General Greg Melick AO SC

ISRCL President

Barrister, Michael Kirby Chambers (Hobart, Australia)


Ruth O'Gorman

Barrister (Bar Association of Queensland Representative (Brisbane, Australia)


Judge Orazio Rinaudo AM

Chief Magistrate, Magistrates Court of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia)


Hon, Chief Judge Kashim Zannah

High Court of Nigeria (Maiduguri, Nigeria)


Call for Speakers

Seeking Corruption & Bribery Presenters

The ISRCL Conference Organising Committee is seeking appropriately qualified persons to speak at the conference.  At this stage plenary and workshop sessions are proposed.  Please send a short bio and an abstract of your proposed topic.  The Committee will consider such proposals for inclusion into the program.  This is a great opportunity to present at an international forum. 


Since the ISRCL is a non-profit charitable association, funding for presenter costs and expenses is not ordinarily available. 

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About the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law

The International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law is an international non-governmental association of judges, legislators, lawyers, academics, governmental officials, police and corrections professionals who have come together to work actively on the administration of criminal justice both in their own jurisdiction and internationally.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Seeking Expressions of Interest

The Conference Organising Committee invites expressions of interest to sponsor the conference. This is an exciting opportunity for your organisation to be part of this forum of international professionals.

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Previous Sponsors

Funding for specific projects has been previously obtained from The British Council, the Departments of Justice of Canada and New Zealand, The Home Office, the Attorney General's Department of Australia, the Victoria Law Foundation, the Law Foundation of British Columbia, the Law Foundation of Nova Scotia, and the Canadian International Development Agency.  The Law Reform Commission of Canada, the Correctional Service of Canada, and the British Columbia Corrections Branch have also provided important material and financial assistance in the past.

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