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COUNTRY INFO: FREEDOMINFO

Freedominfo.org: “the global network of freedom of information advocates” is a one-stop portal that describes best practices, consolidates lessons learned, explains campaign strategies and tactics, and links the efforts of freedom of information advocates around the world. The “Country Info” section contains crucial information on freedom of information laws worldwide and how they were drafted […]

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAWS BY COUNTRY (WIKIPEDIA)

Over 95 countries around the world have implemented some form of freedom of information legislation. This article in Wikipedia provides a list of the countries with Freedom of Information Laws. The relevant legislation is cited, and a link provided where the legislation in question is available online (not always the case). Some commentary provided, but […]

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MATERNITY LEAVE CONTRACT TEMPLATE

This contract template is provided in Word format (docx), suitable for downloading and customising to individual requirements. It is intended to provide all the legal clauses considered necessary to a maternity leave contract and should therefore be used by women’s rights advocates to assess proposed employment conditions for women. Offered by “Printable Contracts” website

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FARM LEASE CONTRACT TEMPLATE

Farm lease contract template.  Click to download. Format: Word docx. (Contract originally from “Printable contract” website ). This contract template is provided in Word format (docx), suitable for downloading and customising to individual requirements. It is intended to provide all the legal clauses considered necessary to a land leasing, while allowing individuals to adapt specifics to their own […]

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LAND SALE CONTRACT TEMPLATE

This contract template is provided in various formats (pdf, doc) suitable for downloading and customising to individual requirements. It is intended to provide all the legal clauses considered necessary to a land sale, while allowing individuals to adapt specifics to their own needs.

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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 AN 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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RENEGOTIATING CUSTOMARY TENURE REFORM (UGANDA)

This article explores land reform that integrates statutory and customary tenure. It examine what this implies for tenure security of customary landholders. Land reform inevitably feeds into institutional multiplicity and competition, and serves as a venue for the renegotiation of land governing authorities and regulations. In Uganda, through such reform, customary authorities are delegitimised and […]

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