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African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights

The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (also known as the Banjul Charter) is an international human rights instrument that is intended to promote and protect human rights and basic freedoms in the African continent.

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Convención Interamericana contra la Corruptción, 1966

El 29 de marzo de 1996, en Caracas, Venezuela, los estados miembros de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA) adoptaron la Convención Interamericana contra la Corrupción, la cual entró en vigor el 6 de marzo de 1997. Esta Convención, es el primer instrumento jurídico internacional en su tipo. Reconoce expresamente la trascendencia internacional de la […]

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Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) Act (U.S.): Wikipedia article

Detailed description of “RICO” provisions plus a list of prominent corruption cases (with links) brought under the Act.

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Bribery Act, 2010 (United Kingdom): Wikipedia article

Bribery Act 2010. (United Kingdom) Wikipedia article. Described as “the toughest anti-corruption legislation in the world”, concerns have been raised that the United Kingdom’s 2010 Bribery Act criminalises behaviour that is acceptable in the global market, and puts British business at a competitive disadvantage.  The Act has a near-universal jurisdiction, allowing for the prosecution of […]

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FCPA: resource guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

A detailed compilation of information about the FCPA, its provisions, and enforcement. The Guide addresses a wide variety of topics, including who and what is covered by the FCPA’s anti-bribery and accounting provisions; the definition of a “foreign official”; what constitute proper and improper gifts, travel and entertainment expenses; the nature of facilitating payments; how […]

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