LIDS Advisory Board Member to Teach HLS Course on Anti-Corruption

This fall, LIDS Advisory Board Member  El Cid Butuyan will be teaching a seminar on “Transnational Corruption” at Harvard Law School.  Mr. Butuyan’s work as a Senior Litigator for the Integrity Vice Presidency of the World Bank and background managing high level anti-corruption prosecutions in the Philippines allow him to draw upon a wealth of personal experience in teaching the course.  LIDS encourages members with an interest in the topics of anti-corruption regulation, enforcement, and policy issues to consider joining the course!  Non-HLS students may be eligible to cross-register according to applicable procedures.  The court catalog description follows.

Transnational Corruption – Fall 2014 Seminar

Mr. El Cid Butuyan | Th 3:00pm – 5:00pm | 2 classroom credits

“This course will explore the emergence of the global anti-corruption movement and will provide students with: a brief overview of the trends in the burgeoning field of anti-corruption enforcement including various global norms on the subject; the work of select regulatory and enforcement authorities and international and multilateral institutions; and the day-to-day lawyering skills required of practitioners. Through readings, lectures, case studies, class discussions, and potential guest speakers, the course aims to introduce students to significant substantive and practical issues in international anti-corruption work and the fundamentals required for a future career in this exciting field.”