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From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

T. Markus Funk and Andrew S. Boutros

Abstract

To many practitioners there is the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act, and then “everything else.” But other countries’ anti-corruption laws, for example those of Germany, can play a key role in anti-corruption investigations and prosecutions. Indeed, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD’s) Working Group on Bribery characterizes Germany as assuming a “leading position” in the investigation and prosecution of bribery of foreign officials. A review of the anti-corruption laws of various countries, as well as developments in the substantive legal fields connected with anti-corr ... More

Keywords: FCPA, UK Bribery Act, corruption, graft, bribe, foreign official, internal investigation, anti-bribery laws, whistle-blower

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190232399
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190232399.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

T. Markus Funk, editor
Partner & Firmwide Chair of White Collar & Investigations Practice, Perkins Coie

Andrew S. Boutros, editor
Partner & National Co-Chair of White Collar, Internal Investigations, and False Claims Team, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Contents

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1 Geographic Chapters

1 United States—Deconstructing the FCPA

T. Markus Funk Andrew S. Boutros

2 Australia

Robert Wyld

3 Brazil

Lucinda A. Low, Pablo Bentes

4 Canada

Tyler Hodgson

5 China

Bingna Guo, Lining Shan, and Bo Li

6 Cuba

Timothy D. Belevetz and Michael E. Hantman

7 France

Kiril Bougartchev, Emmanuel Moyne, Sebastien Muratyan, and Nathan Morin

8 Germany

Michael Malterer and Raphael Won-Pil Suh

9 Guatemala

Alejandra Montenegro Almonte, Michael Skopets, Ignacio Andrade Aycinena, and María Mercedes Castro Guerra

10 India

Cori Lable, Sunil Shenoi, and Tarun Warriar

11 Indonesia

Kevin R. Feldis, Laode M. Syarif, Rasamala Aritonang, and Lakso Anindito

12 Mexico

Joan Meyer, Maria McMahon, and Jonathan Adams

13 Russia

Timur Aitkulov, Olga Semushina, and Galina Valentirova

14 South Africa

Vaughn Harrison and Nikhil Bhogal

15 Tunisia

Juliet Sorensen

16 The United Arab Emirates

Lamia Matta and Ibtissem Lassoued

17 United Kingdom

Robert Amaee and Katerina Sandford

2 Subject- Specific Chapters

23 Increasing Accountability and Reducing Corruption: the World Bank’s Anti-Corruption System

Pascale Hélène Dubois, Paul Ezzeddin, and Collin David Swan

24 Corporate Monitors and the Monitorship Process

F. Joseph Warin, Michael Diamant, and Christopher Sullivan

25 Voluntary Disclosures

T. Markus Funk and Andrew S. Boutros

Conclusion

T. Markus Funk and Andrew S. Boutros