A valid question would be what has the Board Governance Committee been
working on in the last year?
For all we know the sub-committee has already been actively addressing
COI reporting and the potential for kickbacks. The BGC is /required/
to have meetings at least twice a year, but appears to
Most countries would have privacy laws that prevent organisations (with
exceptions for law and tax enforcement organisations) attaining and/or having
access to an employee/board member’s bank account.
Would be pointless anyway, since kickbacks don’t have to be paid into a bank
From what I understand, you're mostly concerned about fraud and conflicts
First of all: wholly agree with Andy. I am not aware of any organization
that would monitor the bank account transactions of its board members.
Self-reporting interests, sure. I'm curious what kind of
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> (Olushola Olaniyan)
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> Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 23:14:59 +0100
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On Wed, 20 May 2020 at 20:21, Pine W wrote:
> For example, is there any monitoring of the bank accounts of board
> members and executives
I very much hope not. That would be an outrageous intrusion.
Awhile back I saw a joke that when reading a newspaper someone had
difficulty distinguishing between the business section and the crime
section. These days, the politics section could cause similar
confusion. Recently I have wondered about the extent to which WMF and
the affiliates take steps to