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During the past few years, there has been a significant escalation on an international level in the fight against corruption. Will Kenyon examines the effects of the OECD Convention and the UK's new Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act on those involved in international dealings
The past few years have seen a significant escalation on an international level in the fight against corruption. The impetus has come from the 1997 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Officials in International Business Transactions, which obliges its signatories, including those in the UK, to enact legislation criminalising the corruption of foreign public officials by individuals or corporations national to them.
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