Speaker - Pascale Helene Dubois

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Pascale Helene Dubois is a professor of law at Georgetown University and is the Evaluation and Suspension Officer for the World Bank.

In this position, Professor Dubois reviews sanctions cases brought against firms and individuals accused of fraud and corruption in connection with Bank-financed projects. She also decides whether to suspend the contracting eligibility of the firms and individuals that are subject to sanctions proceedings. Professor Dubois has been involved with the Bank’s anti-corruption efforts for close to a decade.

Prior to her appointment as Evaluation and Suspension Officer in the spring of 2007, Professor Dubois managed the Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) in the World Bank's Department of Institutional Integrity (INT). Before joining INT, Professor Dubois worked for seven years in the World Bank's Legal Department as Senior counsel for the Africa Region. In that position, she provided legal advice in support of a variety of Bank-financed projects throughout the region, with a special focus on private sector development, legal reform and anti-corruption initiatives.

Professor Dubois came to the World Bank after a ten-year career as a transactional attorney in the private sector, specializing in international mergers and acquisitions and strategic alliances. She has worked for law firms and corporations in New York, Houston, Brussels and Washington, D.C. Professor Dubois speaks frequently to audiences in both the public and private sectors about the World Bank's sanctions process and international efforts to combat corruption. Dubois was named by Ethisphere Magazine as one of the "100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics for 2007."

Professor Dubois is a member of the Bars of the State of New York and the District of Columbia. She is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Co-Chair of the ABA Section of International Law’s Anti-Corruption Committee.

2 Programs

Corruption: Enforcement, Compliance and Futility

04.08.11 | 01:35:54 min | 0 comments

Pathways to Employment in International Law

04.05.11 | 01:23:58 min | 0 comments