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Date(s) - 12/12/2019
8:45 am - 10:30 am

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El Nashra, Lebanon


Professionalism and trust are topical issues, which interest both the Lebanese, at this key stage in their history, and French companies investing in Lebanon. It is in this spirit that the Franco-Lebanese Chamber of Commerce under the high patronage of SE. Mr. Rami Adwan, Ambassador of Lebanon in France, and in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Paris Ile-de-France region invites you to a round table on the theme: Facing the Request for Ethics , Is “Compliance” an Effective Lever for Restoring Confidence?
Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 8.45 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. (Coffee reception from 8.15 a.m.), at the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Île de France, Amphithéâtre Haussmann, 27 Avenue de Friedland, 75008 Paris < / em>

La synthèse

Professor Ibrahim Wardé: Compliance: discipline of rigor, misguided between weapon of mass destruction and carnival mask
Maître Christian Dargham: Compliance: going from the letter to the spirit, and from constraint to added value
Maître Michel Ferrand: Moderation and questions and answers.

La conférence intégrale

Biography of Interlocutors:

Ibrahim A. Wardé, Ph.D

Associate Professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (Medford Massachusetts) where he also directs the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies. Author of The Price of Fear: The Truth about the Financial War on Terror, University of California Press 2007, (translated into French under the title Imperial Propaganda and Financial War Against Terrorism, Agone 2007), Islamic Finance in the Global Economy, Edinburgh University Press 2010 and 2000, The Anglo-Saxon model in question: Economica 1997, and American Mythologies Editions du feline 2002, and 1996), he also contributes to Le Monde diplomatique. He holds a doctorate in political science from the University of California Berkeley (1988), and a graduate of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Jouy-en-Josas (1977), and Saint Joseph University, Beirut (1975).

Christian Dargham

Christian Dargham is a lawyer at the Court, he is a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, where he heads the litigation, arbitration and business ethics department in Paris. He teaches anticorruption in particular at Sciences-Po Paris.
After studying in Lebanon at Notre-Dame de Jamhour college, Christian arrived in France in 1990. He studied law in Paris XI (Sceaux) from where he holds a DEA in contract law. He began his career in 1992 at SCP Célice-Blancpain, a lawyer at the Council of State and at the Court of Cassation, where he spent seven years, before joining Archibald Andersen, a member of the Arthur Andersen network. In 2001, he joined Clifford Chance in Paris, where in addition to litigation and arbitration, he specialized in compliance. In 2013, he joined Norton Rose Fulbright.
The intervention will focus on ethics in the business world, in particular through the fight against corruption: cultural evolution in recent years, extraterritorial laws and prosecutions, as well as the means to concretely fight against corruption.

Michel Ferrand

Graduated from the DEA in Private Law from Paris I, from the Specialized Master in Technology and Management from the Ecole Centrale de Paris, from the DESS in Foreign Trade from Paris II and from the Institute of Political Studies of Paris. He has taught Law and Ethics and Corporate Governance courses as part of the MBA at Concordia Canadian University. He is also a lecturer at seminars and at the Paris Bar training school.
He also practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, contractual relations, financing, distribution and real estate transactions, as well as commercial litigation and inheritance law in complex litigation. Currently partner lawyer at Enthémis, intervenes in the field of business law.