US Will Remain World's International Bribe Policeman

Law360, New York (September 30, 2010, 2:08 PM EDT) -- In today’s interconnected global environment, individuals and corporations may face liability for anti-bribery violations in any number of jurisdictions. Nonetheless, the United States continues to be the leader in anti-bribery law enforcement.

Recently, the Organization for Economic Development and Transparency International, a global civil society organization dedicated to raising awareness of the effects of corruption, have released reports analyzing the 38 signatories’ enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

Although the data indicate that anti-bribery law enforcement is on the rise, the statistics also highlight widespread non-enforcement...
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