The Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law

Shaping International Law

During this time of uncertainty and COVID-19, The Nanda Center has moved programming online. We wish peace and good health to everyone.

The Nanda Center announces the launch of its Corporate Counsel Forum program -- an on-going series on transnational issues which will be presented by practitioners and experts in their fields.


Wednesdays, May 20, 27, and June 3, 2020 | 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Part I: Introduction to the issues and their effect;

Part II: What legal regimes are in place and available to practitioners; and

Part III: How to create a robust, enforceable compliance program.


Zoom link will be sent upon registration.

CLE: 6 credits, including 4.5 Ethics, $75 per registrant for the three sessions

  1. Corruption, Undue Influence, and Transnational Business | Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

James E. Nelson, PE, JD, ret., FCIArb, past International Counsel, Global Vice President, and General Counsel, Gates Corporation
Ian B. Bird, Esq., Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Norican Global A/S, Sturm College of Law JD ‘77
Howard Schirmer, MSC, P.E., President and Owner, Transnational Associates, Inc., Past President and Managing Director, CH2M Hill International

Analysis of issues and detection of problems: outright bribery; operational issues; and corruption of dispute resolution

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  1. Corruption and Enforcement in Transnational Business | Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Lucinda Low, Esq., Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington, DC
Gilbert Porter, Esq. Partner, Haynes and Boone, New York, New York, Sturm College of Law JD '77
Ved Nanda, Distinguished University Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Current state of the law and enforcement actions (US, UK, OECD and others)

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  1. Global Trade, Anti-Corruption, and Compliance | Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Stephen Gottesfeld, Esq., Executive Vice President, Chief Sustainability & External Affairs Officer, Newmont Goldcorp, Sturm College of Law JD ‘93
Douglas G. Scrivner, former General Counsel Accenture, member and former Chair, University of Denver Board of Trustees, Sturm College of Law JD ’77
Scott Sullivan, Chief Integrity & Compliance Officer, Newmont Goldcorp

Download DU Global_Trade_Anti-Corruption_and_Compliance_slides.pdfWelcome to the Ved Nanda Center for International & Comparative Law

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The dynamics of sanctions, export, anti-boycott, and anti-bribery regulations in multinational compliance programs. What makes a good compliance program?

For information or to receive notification of upcoming Center programs, contact Anne Aguirre, Nanda Center Program Coordinator | | +1 303.871.6279

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