Getting the Deal Through: Anti-Corruption Regulation 2021

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  • Getting the Deal Through: Anti-Corruption Regulation 2021
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Getting the Deal Through: Anti-Corruption Regulation 2021

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Australia; Canada; China; France; Germany; Greece; Hong Kong; India; Israel; Italy; Japan; Liechtenstein; Mexico; Portugal; Russia; Singapore; Sweden; Switzerland; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; USA

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of Anti-Corruption Regulation and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. To which international anti-corruption conventions is your country a signatory?

  2. Identify and describe your national laws and regulations prohibiting bribery of foreign public officials (foreign bribery laws) and domestic public officials (domestic bribery laws).

  3. Can a successor entity be held liable for violations of foreign and domestic bribery laws by the target entity that occurred prior to the merger or acquisition?

  4. Is there civil and criminal enforcement of your country’s foreign and domestic bribery laws?

  5. Can enforcement matters involving foreign or domestic bribery be resolved through plea agreements, settlement agreements, prosecutorial discretion or similar means without a trial? Is there a mechanism for companies to disclose violations of domestic and foreign bribery laws in exchange for lesser penalties?

  6. Describe the elements of the law prohibiting bribery of a foreign public official.

  7. How does your law define a foreign public official, and does that definition include employees of state-owned or state-controlled companies?

  8. To what extent do your anti-bribery laws restrict providing foreign officials with gifts,

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