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Global corruption : Law, theory & practice

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dc.contributor.author Ferguson, Gerry
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-24T21:22:38Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-24T21:22:38Z
dc.date.copyright 2018 en_US
dc.date.issued 2018-04-24
dc.identifier.isbn 9781550585742 (PBK)
dc.identifier.isbn 9781550585759 (PDF)
dc.identifier.uri https://dspace.library.uvic.ca//handle/1828/9253
dc.description Created as part of the UNODC’s Anti-Corruption Academic Initiative (ACAD), Global Corruption: Law, Theory & Practice is a key resource for lawyers, public officials, and business persons of tomorrow on anti-corruption laws and strategies. Gerry Ferguson of the University of Victoria Law Faculty has put together a model set of course materials for international use. Please contact press@uvic.ca to request editable copies en_US
dc.description.abstract This book has been specifically created to make it easier for professors to offer a law school course on global corruption. It is issued under a creative commons license and can be used for free in whole or in part for non-commercial purposes. The first chapter sets out the general context of global corruption: its nature and extent, and some views on its historical, social, economic and political dimensions. Each subsequent chapter sets out international standards and requirements in respect to combating corruption – mainly in the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) and the OECD Bribery of Foreign Officials Convention (OECD Convention). The laws of the United States and United Kingdom are then set out as examples of how those Convention standards and requirements are met in two influential jurisdictions. Finally, the law of Canada is set out. Thus, a professor from Africa, Australia, New Zealand or English speaking countries in Asia and Europe has a nearly complete coursebook – for example, that professor can delete the Canadian sections of this book and insert the law and practices of his or her home country in their place. While primarily directed to a law school course on global corruption, this book will be of interest and use to professors teaching courses on corruption from other academic disciplines and to lawyers and other anti-corruption practitioners. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ca/ *
dc.subject Corruption--Law and legislation en_US
dc.subject Gerry Fergusson en_US
dc.subject bribery en_US
dc.subject criminal liability en_US
dc.subject money laundering en_US
dc.subject anti-corruption en_US
dc.subject compliance en_US
dc.subject lobbying en_US
dc.subject whistleblower protection en_US
dc.subject public interest en_US
dc.subject campaign finance en_US
dc.title Global corruption : Law, theory & practice en_US
dc.type Book en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Reviewed en_US


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