October 2017

The Basel Institute has recently published its letter of commitment to the UN Global Compact and its Ten Principles. The Basel Institute has partnered with UNGC since 2013 in support of our shared goal of combating corruption. The letter of commitment is the Basel Institute’s second Communication on Engagement and describes activities and outcomes of our efforts in support of the UN Global Compact Principles, and in particular its tenth principle on corruption, from November 2015 through October 2017.

June 2017

On 28 June 2017, Prof Mark Pieth, President and Founder of the Basel Institute, will be a key-speaker at an event on Leadership, Corporate Integrity and Multilatinas in Buenos Aires.

Other key-speakers at this meeting, organised by Governance Latam, will include Kevin Davis, Antenor Madruga and Guillermo Jorge. For more information on the programme, click here.

November 2019

Graña y Montero, a Lima based group of engineering and infrastructure service companies operating in five countries in Latin America, announced last week the formation of its new external advisory council in matters of Corporate Governance, Ethics and Compliance. 

The company has appointed three outstanding professionals with expertise in legal strategy, business and international compliance to contribute to the Board's management on corporate governance and strategic business issues, and to support the tasks of the Risk and Compliance Committee.

June 2017

On 28 June 2017, Gemma Aiolfi, Head of Corporate Governance, Compliance and Collective Action at the Basel Institute, will take part in a panel discussion during the ECAS 2017 Business and Development Forum “Moving with Africa” at the University of Basel. 

August 2017

We invite you to look back on our operational highlights in 2016. It was another exciting and eventful year during which we successfully advanced our multifaceted and integrated initiatives in promoting good governance and combating financial crimes together with our partners around the world.

Learn more about our impact stories by downloading our Annual Report 2016.

November 2019

Read latest FCPA Blog post written by our managing director, Gretta Fenner, about the responsibility and possible criminal liability of companies and their officials relating to human right violations allegedly committed abroad. Should a CEO for example step down when a violation of financial or other conduct rules has occurred, which may even make the corporation complicit in terrorism financing or war crimes? Or should prosecution be a consequence of such transgression?

July 2017

The Corporate Governance Capacity Building Initiative for Malaysian SMEs, an effort of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) in conjunction with the Basel Institute on Governance (BIoG) kicked off with a half–day conference on "stepping up corporate governance and anti-corruption practices", specifically in the SME sector on 20 July 2017. It focused on the importance of SMEs, the backbone of the Malaysian economy, to take ownership of compliance and corporate governance to ensure sustained competitiveness on the global market.

May 2017

On May 3rd, 2017, the B20 officially handed over its Policy Recommendations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.

July 2017

On 20 July 2017, the Basel Institute on Governance in cooperation with Nestor Advisors, UK will organise a half-day conference in Kuala Lumpur on issues and challenges faced by both SMEs and non SMEs in inculcating good governance and compliance in their respective industry. The overall aim of this conference is to accelerate and make governance and compliance more effective in organisations in Malaysia, especially, in the SME sector.

May 2017

On Wednesday, 19 April 2017 the Basel Institute in cooperation with Norton Rose Fulbright hosted an insightful discussion as to how to develop a successful anti-corruption Collective Action with peer companies or other stakeholders and how Collective Action can invigorate anti-corruption programmes in markets with systemic corruption.  

December 2017

Listen to the keynote speech of Professor Mark Pieth, Chairman of the Basel Institute, at the DICO Forum Compliance 2017. The speech was held on the occasion of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Basel Institute and the German Institute for Compliance (DICO) in June 2017. Read more



April 2017

The Basel Institute and Norton Rose Fulbright invite you to join a workshop discussion on how to develop a successful anti-corruption Collective Action with peer companies or other stakeholders and how Collective Action can invigorate anti-corruption programmes in markets with systemic corruption.

The event will take place on 19 April 2017 in London. For registration, please click here

Speakers include: