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.
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 …