A Renewed Focus On Anti-Corruption Enforcement In India

Law360, New York (January 27, 2014, 12:18 PM EST) -- On Jan. 1, 2014, President Pranab Mukherjee signed into law the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2013, paving the way for the creation of an anti-corruption agency tasked with investigating corruption by Indian public officials. The Lokpal Bill has been the subject of close scrutiny and debate in India, both inside and outside Parliament, since it was introduced in December 2011. Of particular note, Parliament rejected amendments proposing to bring private business entities and nongovernmental organizations within the scope of the Lokpal Bill, which, as enacted, applies...
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