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UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND. BRIBERY ACT, 2010.

Described as “the toughest anti-corruption legislation in the world”. The Act has a near-universal jurisdiction, allowing for the prosecution of an individual or company with links to the United Kingdom, regardless of where the crime occurred.

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UNITED STATES. FOREIGN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT (FCPA)

(Amended as of 2004) The FCPA’s anti-bribery provisions can apply to conduct both inside and outside the United States. Prosecutions may arise for using the U.S. mails or any means or instrumentality of interstate commerce in furtherance of a corrupt payment to a foreign official.

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UNITED STATES. RACKETEER INFLUENCED AND CORRUPT ORGANIZATIONS (“RICO”) ACT

Passed in 1970, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) is a federal law designed to combat organized crime in the United States. It allows prosecution and civil penalties for racketeering activity performed as part of an ongoing criminal enterprise. Such activity may include illegal gambling, bribery, kidnapping, murder, money laundering, counterfeiting, embezzlement, drug […]

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TIRANA DECLARATION 2011

Tirana Declaration (2011): Securing land access for the poor in times of intensified natural resources competition. Declaration made at a conference of the National Federation of Communal Forests and Pastures of Albania (NFCFPA), Tirana, 24-26 May 2011.

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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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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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