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Corruption, whistleblowing and disclosure in the boardroom - with Dr Kath Hall

Women on Boards

Release Date: 07/25/2022

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Dr Kath Hall is an internationally recognised expert on transnational corporate corruption and foreign bribery regulation. Her career as a legal academic and writer has led to her advising a number of leading international organisations including the United Nations Joint Inspection Unit and Safra Centre for Ethics at Harvard University.

Dr Hall has advised the International Standards Organisation on the introduction of a global standard on best practice whistleblower policies and processes and between 2016-2020 was the lead researcher on a global project investigating positive organisational responses to whistleblowing in the public, private and not for profit sectors.

Dr Hall has a PhD in Law and Psychology from the Australian National University and brings a unique understanding of human behaviour into all her work. In this podcast Dr Hall talks to Claire Braund about how the landscape has changed in Australia and globally in relation to misconduct and corporate corruption and bribery and about the need for transparency and full disclosure in the boardroom - from appointing board members to disclosing potential conflicts of interest.

She also discusses whistleblower regulations, the implications for small to large organisations and why we need to take the issue seriously:

‘It is important for all organisations. We've seen it in Australia from sporting to church organisations, no one is immune from misconduct potentially occurring. We have to take it seriously putting these processes and practices in place."

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