Past Events
Thursday 25 May 2017

Bribery Prevention: Sales essentials webinar series

Please contact Melissa Marshall to find out if this training webinar is running in 2018. 

Date and Time

25 May, Online, 10am EDT (New York), 3pm BST (UK), 4pm CEST (Central Europe)


Companies must conduct their worldwide operations and activities in compliance with all applicable anti-bribery and corruption laws. Bribery laws prohibit payments or the giving of other advantages to third parties that are intended or likely to improperly influence their decision-making. This webinar will focus on what sort of standards and procedures need to be put in place to help comply with, and avoid, violations of these laws.


  • Why is this important?
  • Global laws (US- F.C.P.A., UK- Bribery Act)
  • Basic rules
  • Role of intermediaries
    - Due diligence
    - Red flags
    - Gifts and entertainment [case study]
    - Facilitation payments [case study
  • Record-keeping
  • Avoiding liability
  • Reporting procedures.

10 minute guest slot: Andrew Pitts, PSI, will talk of his experience with the  DDB bribery legislation compliance programme.

 Who should attend

 All publishing sales and business development staff, as well as staff who are involved in negotiating transactions in general. 


Jan bij de Weg  Jan bij de Weg, General Counsel EMEA/APAC/LA

Jan was named General Counsel for the EMEA, APAC and the LA region of Elsevier in 2012 and oversees the team of attorneys responsible for all aspects of Elsevier’s legal affairs and is a member of the Elsevier compliance committee and the copyright committee of STM and the Dutch PA. Previously, Jan bij de Weg was Associate General Counsel and based in New York for three years. Jan studied law at the universities of Groningen, The Netherlands and Stockholm, Sweden.

SnipImage(3) (002)  Guest Speaker:Andrew Pitts, CEO,  Publisher Solutions International Ltd

Andrew has worked in STM publishing for over 22 years with Blackwells and ACS. He is a co-founder of PSI Ltd, the IPRegistry and the Publisher Due Diligence Bureau.  The success of their work in this field has led them to expand PSI services to the online world and they have spent the past 4 years developing the proprietary web based IPRegistry . This ensures that publishers’ IP addresses governing access to their content are vetted, secure, and free of error. It is also an easy way for libraries globally to ensure their IPs are easily and constantly updated by sending changes to Publishers via and API.

Members          £75 per webinar (+VAT if applicable)
Non members  £112 per webinar (+ VAT if applicable) 
Academic         £82 per webinar (+VAT if applicable)
Contact:           Melissa Marshall T: +44 (0)1622 871035 E:

How to book
Please note that you will need to log in to your account or register a new account to book a place on this online workshop. If you have any questions about this please email Melissa Marshall or any of the ALPSP team

Upcoming Dates for this event

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