The #MeToo movement has brought about significant awareness of the extent to which exploitation, abuse, harassment and discrimination exist among different sexes and genders. Effectively, the “good ole boys” networks of former times are on their death knell and new opportunities are opening up to persons who were formerly disadvantaged by attitudes and behaviors of the past which are now deemed unacceptable. Firms that have failed to modify their culture and attitudes to provide more respect to others face ostracism, legal liabilities and even prosecution.
Why Should You Attend:
In this webinar, you will receive useful information on the history and circumstances that have brought about these cultural and legal changes. A review of key events which have led to these changes will be explored, as well as key cases and their consequences. This background information will help to inform the challenges that many firms face in bringing about a more equitable working environment and the actions that have led to complaints by victims over the past decades. Relevant laws will be highlighted as well as strategies to take to reduce the risk and consequences of illicit behavior and activities with respect to sex and gender. Failure of a firm to adapt to the new paradigm can result in fines and penalties, as well as severe loss of public confidence and reputation.
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Duration: 60 Minutes
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Kenneth Barden has over 30 years of professional experience in the legal and compliance fields. For much of his career, Mr. Barden served as a Senior Anticorruption and Good Governance Advisor with the Governance and Rule of Law Team for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)Previously he served as an independent consultant for several international development projects, including ones funded by USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), World Bank, United Nations, Asian Development Bank and others. Most recently, Ken led the Compliance team at the Green Climate Fund in South Korea where his team was responsible for conducting due diligence and integrity checks on climate change funding projects. Early in his career, Mr. Barden was a city attorney for two separate cities in the United States. Ken has significant experience in compliance and risk management, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption, and related integrity and accountability issues. Ken’s experience includes work in Eastern Europe, Central and Southeastern Asia, Oceania, the Middle East and Africa.