Laying Down the Law: corruption and governance in the workplace


During my time as Knight Fellow at the Salzburg Global Seminar this August, I interviewed in-house counsel at Siemens and Raytheon Company who took part in a panel discussion on corruption, governance and democracy. The interviews with Peter Solmssen, general counsel and member of the managing board of Siemens AG and Robert Shanks, the vice president of legal international operations at Raytheon formed the basis for a feature piece in the October issue of The In-House Perspective, the magazine of the IBA corporate counsel forum. Unfortunately it’s subscription only access, but if you’re interested in reading the article, email me to request a PDF version.

The IBA Profile – Azizah al-Hibri

Here is my latest article published in IBA Global Insight:

The founder and chair of KARAMAH – Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights was appointed to the US Commission on International Religious Freedom in June 2011. Here she shares her views on women’s rights in the Middle East, the developments and implications of the Arab Spring and Western perceptions of the Muslim world since 9/11.

In March this year, over the course of some of the most turbulent days in recent Egyptian history, US-based charitable and education organisation KARAMAH – Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights – conducted three workshops in Cairo. While many other organisations would have shied away from tackling contentious issues on Egyptian soil during this period, KARAMAH took the opportunity to bring together hundreds of scholars and intellectual leaders to discuss Islam, the rule of law and women’s rights in the country’s capital.

Published on 06-10-11. Read on here

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