The Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act was published by the Department of Justice and the U.S.… Continue Reading
Through a number of legislative measures in 2013, France has strengthened its capacity to fight graft.… Continue Reading
Transparency International France has made public its 2013 report on Transparency in Public Life, which, for the first time, produces a full assessment of laws enacted in 2013 in the domain of transparency and the fight against corruption.… Continue Reading
Editor’s note: In May, FCPA Blog Contributing Editor Philip Fitzgerald was invited to speak at a conference in Malta organized by the European Anti-Fraud Office and the Academy of European Law.… Continue Reading
The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention was signed in Paris in December 1997 and prohibited a specific form of active bribery: that of foreign public officials in international business transactions.
It was a major breakthrough, committing “the world’s leading exporting countries to prohibit bribery, thereby aiming to turn off the spigot on the supply-side of global corruption.” (Pieth and Labelle).… Continue Reading
The criminal liability of corporations is an essential part of the fight against foreign bribery. Yet not every legal system views this area of law in the same way, and not everyone agrees on the best approach.… Continue Reading
Doping in sport, like graft in business, skews the rules of the game.
In the business realm, the United States decided thirty-five years ago to outlaw overseas bribery of government officials.… Continue Reading
After it signed the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, the U.S. in 1998 amended the FCPA through the International Anti-Bribery and Fair Competition Act.… Continue Reading