Business Ethics and Compliance Conference 2013

Center for Legal Resources organized on February 27, 2013, at the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the national conference “Business Ethics and Compliance Conference“. The event was funded by the British Embassy in Bucharest.

The conference discussed how government should stimulate the Romanian companies to invest in ethics and internal compliance systems. The event brought together representatives of Romanian authorities, NGOs and business leaders. The guests were: His Excellency Martin Harris, British Ambassador to Romania, Mona Maria Pivniceru, Justice Minister, Mihail M. Vlasov, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania, Anca Harasim, American Chamber of Commerce in Romania, Bogdan Dobrin, director of the National Authority for Regulating and Monitoring Public Procurement, Oana Raluca Banateanu, Regional Compliance Officer, Siemens Romania, Maria Maxim, Chief Compliance Officer, Romtelecom etc.



09.00 – 09:30 Participants registration
Opening Session
Chairperson: Georgiana Iorgulescu, Executive Director, Centre for Legal Resources
09.30 – 09.35 Welcome
09.35 – 09.50 His Excellency Martin Harris, the British Ambassador to Romania
09.50 – 10.05 Mona-Maria Pivniceru, Minister of Justice
10.05 – 10.15 Mihail M. Vlasov, President Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania
10.15 – 10.30 Questions & Answers
10.30 – 10.45 Break
Session 1
Public policies to stimulate business ethics and compliance
Chairperson: Cristian Ducu, General Manager, Centre for Advanced Research in Management and Applied Ethics
10.45 – 11.00 Bazil Oglinda, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania
11.00 – 11.15 Anda Todor (Salans), American Chamber of Commerce in Romania
11.15 – 11.30 Bogdan Dobrin, National Authority for the Regulation and Monitoring of Public Procurement
11.30 – 11.45 Stefania Eugenia Popp, Junior Achievement Romania
11.45 – 12.10 Debates
12.10 – 12.20 Break
Session 2
Internal compliance and codes of ethics in Romanian private sector – best practices and case studies
Chairperson: Codru Vrabie, expert
12.20 – 12.35 Oana Raluca Bănăţeanu, Siemens Romania SRL
12.35 – 12.50 Maria Maxim, Romtelecom S.A.
12.50 – 13.00 Radu Munteanu, Investors in People Romania
13.00 – 13.15 Debates
13.15 – 14.15 Lunch break
Session 3
Launching the report „Ethics and compliance in Romanian private companies” Chairperson: Mrs. Madi Radulescu, Managing Partner MMM Consulting Int’l
14.15 – 14.35 Main findings of the research
Radu Nicolae, Programme manager, Centre for Legal Resources
14.35 – 15.30 Debates and conclusions