IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C3.4, Convention Centre, Level 3

Session information

Franchising and anti-bribery/anti-corruptions laws: compliance and investigation
Room C3.4, Convention Centre, Level 3


International Franchising Committee (Lead)
Anti-Corruption Committee


The session will focus on how international franchising may be affected by both domestic civil and criminal, and long jurisdictional reach anti-corruption laws and how to benefit from robust and proactive compliance language and culture, investigation and programmes. This session will also discuss the degree of control franchisor exercises over franchisees and related consequences.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Luciana Gonçalves Bassani Gameleira Pelagio Fabião Bassani, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Vice Chair, International Franchising Committee


Professor Allan Fels AO University of Melbourne Law School, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Etsuko Hara Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Tokyo, Japan
Jitka Logesova WOLF THEISS Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG, Prague, Czech Republic; Vice Chair, Anti-Corruption Committee
Arthur L Pressman Boston University School of Law, Other City, Massachusetts, USA