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  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Vulnerabilities and best practices", presentation for the Korea Water Resources Corporation, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, February 5, 2018)
  • "Possible impact of award criteria and the type of procurement method on the corruption risk involved in public tender – The case of the European Union", member of panel and presentation at the colloquium "Bid Rigging and Competitive Negotiations: A Transnational Perspective on Fighting Corruption" organized by the ABA Public Contract Law Section, International Procurement Committee as well as the Georg Washington University Law School (Washington D.C., USA, December 8, 2017)
  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Vulnerabilities and best practices", presentation for the Central Vigilance Commission of the Republic of India, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, November 17, 2017)
  • Corruption risks in Public procurement,” member of panel and presentation at the “Risk Review Workshop: Anti-Corruption Risk Assessment guidance for Greek companies“, organized by the Greece-OECD Project--Technical Support on Anti-Corruption in Greece (Athens, Greece, June 28, 2017)

  • Ukraine’s recent anti-corruption efforts in public procurement – first steps in the right direction?”, presentation at the Kyiv International Economic Forum, (Kiev, Ukraine, Oktober 6, 2016)
  • Procurement process & procurement risks”, Pre-Conference Training for 17thConference of International Investigators, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, Oktober 3, 2016)
  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Lessons learned and best practices", presentation at PACT – Procurement Anti-Corruption Training, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, September 5, 2016)
  • "Integrity Pacts in Public Procurement”, member of panel and presentation at the workshop “Advance Training Workshop for Independent Observers: Implementation of Integrity Pacts Scheme in Thailand”, organized by the Asian Development Bank, the Thai Comptroller General Department and the Thai Anti-Corruption Organization (Bangkok, Thailand, August 18, 2016)
  • "Catch me (Fraud) if you Can – Public Procurement Red Flags in the Planning Stage”, member of panel and presentation at the workshop “Advance Training Workshop for Independent Observers: Implementation of Integrity Pacts Scheme in Thailand”, organized by the Asian Development Bank, the Thai Comptroller General Department and the Thai Anti-Corruption Organization (Bangkok, Thailand, August 18, 2016)
  • "TOR, TOR, TOR – Public Procurement Red Flags in the Formation Stage”, member of panel and presentation at the workshop “Advance Training Workshop for Independent Observers: Implementation of Integrity Pacts Scheme in Thailand”, organized by the Asian Development Bank, the Thai Comptroller General Department and the Thai Anti-Corruption Organization (Bangkok, Thailand, August 18, 2016)
  • "Follow Me (Contract), please – Public Procurement Red Flags in the Administration Stage”, member of panel and presentation at the workshop “Advance Training Workshop for Independent Observers: Implementation of Integrity Pacts Scheme in Thailand”, organized by the Asian Development Bank, the Thai Comptroller General Department and the Thai Anti-Corruption Organization (Bangkok, Thailand, August 18, 2016)
  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Vulnerabilities and best practices", presentation for the Office of Auditor General of Thailand, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, Mach 29, 2016)

  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Vulnerabilities and best practices", presentation for the Central Vigilance Commission of the Republic of India, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, February 5, 2016)

  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Vulnerabilities and best practices", presentation for Anti-Corruption Training for the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Company of the Republic of Korea, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, September 17, 2015)

  • Case Study – Corruption in public procurement: Consequences and Solutions”, member of panel and presentation at the “Workshop on the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement and its Implementation in Ukraine”, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) in Coordination with the  Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (Kiev, Ukraine, July 22, 2015)
  • Ensuring Accountability and Integrity in the Government Procurement Process”, member of panel and presentation at the “Workshop on the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement and its Implementation in Ukraine”, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) in Coordination with the  Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (Kiev, Ukraine, July 22, 2015)
  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Vulnerabilities and best practices", presentation at the International Anti-Corruption Summer Academy 2015, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, July 9, 2015)
  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement", presentation for the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission of the Republic of Korea at the International Anti-Corruption Summer Academy 2015, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, June 12, 2015)
  • Anti-corruption and Public Procurement – Rebuilding the Transatlantic Marketplace: Austria and Central Europe as Catalysts for Entrepreneurship and Innovation”, organized by the New York State Bar Association, October 15, 2014, Vienna, Austria
  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Lessons learned and best practices", presentation at PACT – Procurement Anti-Corruption Training, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, September 17, 2014)
  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Vulnerabilities and best practices", presentation at the International Anti-Corruption Summer Academy 2014, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, July 7, 2014)
  • "Anti-Corruption in the area of public procurement – vulnerabilities and best practices", presentation at the International Anti-Corruption Summer Academy 2014 “Practice Meets Science”, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, July 7, 2014)
  • "An overview of anti-corruption developments in the EU – the 2014 Public Procurement Directives", member of panel and presentation at the meeting "Anti-Corruption regimes in major procurement markets: a comparative discussion of the U.S., Canada and Europe" organized by the ABA Public Contract Law Section, International Procurement Committee (Washington D.C., USA, May 21, 2014)
  • "Anti-Corruption Compliance programs in a procurement context: An overview of anti-corruption developments in the EU" member of panel and presentation at the Canadian Procurement Law Lunch Meeting (Ottawa, Canada, March 3, 2014)
  • "Anti-Korruption bei öffentlichen Auftragsvergaben: Compliance im öffentlichen Beschaffungswesen", ARS Jahrestagung Vergaberecht (Vienna, Austria, October, 2013)
  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Vulnerabilities and best practices", presentation at PACT – Procurement Anti-Corruption Training, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, September 25, 2013)
  • "Anti-Corruption in Public Procurement: Lessons learned and best practices", presentation at PACT – Procurement Anti-Corruption Training, organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, September 25, 2013)
  • "Korruptionsstrafrecht NEU – mission impossible?", Konferenz der österreichischen Wirtschaftsdelegierten im Ausland (Vienna, Austria, June, 2013)
  • "Anti-Corruption Compliance: Measures in the area of public procurement", member of panel and presentation at the "Second Expert Meeting on Transparency, Competition and Objectivity in Public Procurement" organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, May 22, 2013)
  • "Mandatory Exclusion from public tenders in the European Union: Effective debarment regime or mere ad-hoc exclusion?", member of panel and presentation at the "ABA Section of International Law 2013 Spring Meeting" (Washington D.C., USA, April 24, 2013)
  • "Mandatory exclusion and self-cleaning measures" member of panel and presentation at the event "How to implement an effective anti-corruption compliance program in the area of public procurement law" hosted by Wolf Theiss attorneys-at-law and Arnold & Porter LLP (Vienna, Austria, June 5, 2012)
  • "Anti-Corruption Enforcement Controls in Public Procurement in Central and Eastern Europe: A special focus on the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act" member of panel and presentation at the conference "3rd Annual Business Ethics, Anti-Corruption & Fraud Prevention Strategies in CEE, SEE & CIS" (Prague, Czech Republic, March 27, 2012)
  • "Anti-Corruption Enforcement Controls in Government Procurement in Central and Eastern Europe: A special focus on the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act" member of panel and presentation at a seminar hosted by Wolf Theiss attorneys-at-law (Prague, Czech Republic, January 12, 2012)
  • "The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practises Act & U.S. False Claims Act" member of panel and presentation at a seminar "Corruption prevention in the area of public procurement law" hosted by Wolf Theiss attorneys-at-law and Transparency International, Austrian Chapter (Vienna, Austria, December 13, 2011)
  • "Anti-Corruption Measures under the EU Public Procurement Directives" member of panel and presentation at the seminar "Developments in International Anti-Corruption Enforcement: A Focus on Government Procurement in Central and Eastern Europe in the Context of Enhanced Enforcement of the FCPA and Other Anti-Bribery Laws" at an event of the ABA, Section of International Law, Anti-corruption Committee (Washington D.C., USA, July 19, 2011)
  • "Developments in European Anti-Corruption Efforts" member of panel and presentation at the BCA Judges Associations Annual Seminar on Government Contract Litigation & Practice (Alexandria, USA, April 6, 2011)