Anti-Corruption & the Rule of Law

Mission Statement

The mission of the Anti-Corruption and the Rule of Law ("Committee") of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association ("IPBA") is to lead the IPBA in studying the legal aspects of measures to deter corruption in the Asia Pacific region, in promoting ethical business practices, and in understanding and promoting the rule of law in the Asia Pacific region. Within that overall mission, the Committee intends to lead and assist the IPBA and its members in the following specific activities, among others:

  1. Learning about past and current national and international efforts to deter corruption, including, in particular, international anti-corruption conventions, inter-government and non-governmental organizations dedicated to deterring corruption, anti-bribery legislation, anti-money laundering legislation, conflicts of interest legislation, and whistleblowing legislation;
  2. Organizing continuing legal education seminars and similar programs for IPBA members and others at which such subjects are addressed;
  3. Identifying opportunities for Committee members to write articles for publication, speak at continuing legal education seminars and elsewhere, and otherwise participate in professional analysis and discussion of such subjects;
  4. Participating institutionally with other organizations that engage in the activities described in paragraphs 1, 2, and 3 above; and
  5. Understanding the rule of law and, where appropriate, promoting the rule of law, and assisting IPBA members in doing the same.

Our Committee

To view the CVs of the commitee leaders, please click on the images below.

Lim Koon Huan Susan Munro Anne Durez Siva Kumar Kanagasabai


On 2 June 2022, the Anti-Corruption and Rule of Law Committee held a webinar entitled "Navigating the New Economic Sanctions Era: Impact on Global Business/Sanctions Risk Management". A recording of the webinar can be viwed on this web site HERE, while the PowerPoint presentations can be accessed below.

Susan Munro PPT Simone Nadelhofer PPT Ali Burney PPT Wilson Ang PPT




Koon Lim

Kuala Lumpur, WP, Malaysia


Susan Munro

K&L Gates
44th Floor, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong




Anuj Berry

311 B, DLF South Court,

New Delhi, India


Marie Antonette de Guzman

BrightNight Philippines Service Corporation
104 H. V. dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village
Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines