The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the bribery & corruption law across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting bribery & corruption practice in a particular country and addresses topics such as the definition of bribery, regulation, compliance, liability and enforcement as well as insight and opinion and any upcoming legal changes planned for their respective country.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Joanna Ludlam of Baker McKenzie.

4th Edition | Published: June 2021

Hot Topic: Frivolous criminalisation of commercial disputes in India: recent trends

I. Introduction There is a growing tendency in business circles to press frivolous criminal charges in commercial disputes that would otherwise have attracted a purely civil liability. The motivation behind filing such frivolous charges is to use it as a bargaining chip and expedite the recovery of dues, delay legitimate proceedings, or simply intimidate, harass …

Angola

FBL Advogados

Argentina

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Australia

Clifford Chance

Belgium

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

Canada

Baker McKenzie

China

Global Law Office

Denmark

Poul Schmith

France

Visconti & Grundler

Greece

Anagnostopoulos

India

Bharucha & Partners

Israel

S. Horowitz & Co

Italy

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Japan

Atsumi & Sakai

Poland

DeBenedetti Majewski Szcześniak Kancelaria Prawnicza Sp. K.

Portugal

Rogério Alves & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL.

Romania

Enache Pirtea & Asociatii

Singapore

Drew & Napier LLC

South Africa

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc

Spain

Del Rosal, Adame & Segrelles

Turkey

Moroglu Arseven

United Kingdom

Baker McKenzie

United States

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP