ETHIC Intelligence certifies ISO 37001

With more than 10 years of experience in anti-bribery, ETHIC Intelligence was the first agency to develop an anti-corruption compliance certification based on international guidelines and has certified major global companies worldwide. Recognized for its international expertise, ETHIC Intelligence played a significant role in the development of both the ISO 19600 standard and the ISO 37001 standard by being an active member of the drafting committees.

The ISO 37001 certification by ETHIC Intelligence is a process tailored to each organization, its business model and its bribery risk. The on-site audit is performed by accredited auditors specialized in anti-bribery. Order the ISO 37001 standard with -10% by using thePROMO CODE : ETHIC10

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Bruno Cova

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Selected professional experience

  • Partner and Co-chair, Paul Hastings Milan (present);
  • Chief Legal Adviser to the Commissioner appointed by the Italian government to investigate the Parmalat Fraud;
  • Group General Counsel, Fiat SpA;
  • Chief Compliance Officer, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD);
  • General Counsel, Exploration & Production Division, Eni SpA.
  • Private practitioner with international law firms in Milan and London (1986-1992)

Professional commitments

  • Former Council Member, Legal Practice Division of the International Bar Association (IBA);
  • Member of the subcommittee on corruption and bribery within the IBA Task Force on extraterritorial jurisdiction.
  • Member of the expert panel of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Italian Stock Exchange

Principal Publications

  • Contributor to a number of international law and economic journals and newspapers (member of the Editorial Boards of Global Investigations Review, Global Counsel, Law Department Network and Who’s Who Legal)
  • Lecturer on various legal topics related to corporate governance and internal investigation in Italy and abroad
  • The growing role of company lawyers in corporate governance: opportunities and pitfalls – Company Lawyers: Independent by Design, ECLA White Paper – LexisNexis, 2014
  • Finance Director Europe – CFOs beware: legal privilege matters to you – October 2010
  • Financial Times – Corporate Europe must improve compliance – May 2008
  • The Wall Street Journal – Love thy Lawyer – December 2006
  • The European Lawyer – Walking the post-Enron line – April 2006
  • The Wall Street Journal – Avoiding the road to ruin – 2005
  • Parmalat and major financial frauds – International Chamber of Commerce – 2005
  • Financial Times – The Parmalat fraud has generated too little reform – November 2005


  • Università Statale, Milan, Italy
  • King’s College, London, United Kingdom


  • Italian
  • English


Tags : IBA task force on extraterritorial jurisdiction, Parmalat fraud, General Counsel FIAT

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