Laws that try to proscribe bribery and corruption have a long and glorious history. The payment of bribes to public officials is illegal under a number of laws, including the domestic law of many countries around the world. Charez Golvala, a Chadbourne & Parke partner based in London, looks at some ways in which the modern laws against bribery and corruption can impact transactional practice in developing markets. "M&A deals must also become part of the battleground against bribery and corruption," he says.
Bribery and Corruption in M&A Deals: An English Lawyer's Perspective
Special to Law.com
November 19, 2007
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