Inside The Latest Hong Kong Anti-Bribery Efforts

Law360, New York (January 11, 2013, 10:33 AM EST) -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) is perceived to be one of the world’s least corrupt jurisdictions, ranking 12th (ahead of Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States) on the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index for 2011.[1] This was not always the case.

Prior to the 1970s, corruption was endemic both in the public and private sector.[2] In addition to legislation designed to limit the sources of corrupt proceeds[3] and a free press, much of the credit for Hong Kong’s reputation for transparency...
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