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Modern Bribery Law: Comparative Perspectives

Edited by: Jeremy Horder, Peter Alldridge

ISBN13: 9781107018730
Published: April 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £99.99



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The Bribery Act 2010 is the most significant reform of UK bribery law in a century. This critical analysis offers an explanation of the Act, makes comparisons with similar legislation in other jurisdictions and provides a critical commentary, from both a UK and a US perspective, on the collapse of the distinction between public and private sector bribery.

Drawing on their academic and practical experience, the contributors also analyse the prospects for enforcement and the difficulties facing lawyers seeking asset recovery following the laundering of the proceeds of bribery. International perspectives are provided via comparisons with the law in Spain, Hong Kong, the USA and Italy, together with broader analysis of the application of the law in relation to EU anti-corruption initiatives, international development and the arms trade.

Subjects:
Company Law, Criminal Law, Comparative Law
Contents:
Part I. Bribery Law: Between Public Wrongdoing and Private Advantage-Taking:
1. Reformulating bribery: a legal critique of the Bribery Act 2010 Bob Sullivan
2. Official bribery and commercial bribery: should they be distinguished? Stuart P. Green
3. Countering corrupting conflicts of interest: the example of Hong Kong David C. Donald
4. Bribery in Italy: an outlook on present laws and perspectives on reform Roberto Guerrini and Dario Guidi

Part II. Bribery without Borders: Tackling Corruption in the EU and Beyond:
5. The aims and limits of European Union anti-corruption law Indira Carr
6. Development, business integrity and the UK Bribery Act 2010 Valsamis Mitsilegas
7. Deterring bribery: law, regulation and the export trade Jeremy Horder
8. Bribery and the changing pattern of criminal prosecution Peter Alldridge

Part III. Ill-Gotten Gains: The Challenge of Prosecution, Enforcement and Asset Recovery:
9. Bribery and corruption: the UK framework for enforcement Charlie Monteith
10. Prosecuting bribery in Hong Kong's human rights environment Simon N. M. Young
11. Is the UNCAC an effective deterrent to grand corruption? Tim Daniel and Tim Maton.