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Bribery and corruption law in Hong Kong

Ian McWalters

Bribery and corruption law in Hong Kong

by Ian McWalters

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Published by LexisNexis in Hong Kong .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesBribery & corruption law in Hong Kong
StatementIan McWalters
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKNQ9392.B75 M39 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationli, 729 p. :
Number of Pages729
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24387420M
ISBN 109888016822
ISBN 109789888016822
LC Control Number2010381037
OCLC/WorldCa496201601

The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions 7 The OECD Recommendation for Further Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions 8 1. Australia 9 2. Belgium 12 3. Brazil 14 4. Czech Republic 17 5. France 20 6. Germany 24 7. Hong Kong 30 8. Elliot, Elise () Colonial Hong Kong in the Eyes of Elsie Tu. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. Google Scholar Faure, David () Paying for convenience: An aspect of corruption that arises from revenue spending.

Hong Kong is the 16 least corrupt nation out of countries, according to the Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International. Corruption Rank in Hong Kong averaged from until , reaching an all time high of 18 in and a record low of 12 in This page provides the latest reported value for - Hong Kong Corruption Rank - plus previous releases. bribery and corruption compliance. The first Guidance Note in the series provided an overview of the regulatory requirements relating to bribery and corruption in Hong Kong, Mainland China and internationally. This second Guidance Note will cover the key elements of effective bribery and corruption compliance.

There is no express defence of adequate anti-bribery compliance procedures under the statutes pertaining to corruption in Singapore. Having adequate procedures in a company to guard against corruption may be a relevant factor at the mitigation stage, and also may be viewed favourably by regulators and prosecutors when deciding whether to pursue a case against the company and/or .   The Prevention of Bribery Ordinance of Hong Kong (Cap. ) (“PBO”) creates a number of public and private sector bribery offences. In the context of Author: Urszula Mccormack.


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Bribery and corruption law in Hong Kong by Ian McWalters Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bribery and Corruption is a detailed and expansive guide to bribery and corruption law in Hong Kong. The jurisprudence relating to the common law offence of misconduct in public office continues to grow as the offence is more frequently employed by prosecutors against.

The 3rd edition provides a continuing update of bribery and corruption law in Hong Kong. The jurisprudence relating to the common law offence of misconduct in public office continues to grow as the offence is more frequently employed by prosecutors against abuses of their office by public officials not involving bribery.

The POBO applies to the bribery of foreign public officials, albeit to a very limited extent: in a case (FACC 6/, 19 January ) 57 where a foreign official was offered a bribe in Hong Kong, the CFA found that the definition of “agent” under the POBO was broad enough to include a public official of a place outside Hong Kong, and that.

The ICAC is regarded as one of the most rigorous and effective law enforcement bodies in the world, and is the principal agency responsible for investigating and preventing corruption in Hong Kong.

The Independent Commission Against Corruption is the principal agency responsible for investigation corruption and enforcing the PBO in Hong Kong.

Recent developments. There have been a number of recent high profile cases involving bribery / corruption. The Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap.

) (POBO), enacted inis the primary anti-bribery legislation in Hong Kong and is enforced by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). It contains provisions prohibiting bribery in both the public and private sectors. Corruption occurs when an individual abuses his authority for personal gain Bribery and corruption law in Hong Kong book the expense of other people.

Corruption erodes fairness and the rule of law, and in some cases, puts lives and property at risk. The spirit of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (POBO) enforced by.

By Mini vandePol*, Gary Seib*, Cynthia Tang*, Susan Kendall* and Bryan Ng* (Baker McKenzie Hong Kong) 1. Domestic bribery (private to public) Legal framework. In Hong Kong, corruption and bribery constitute the same offense.

The offense is governed by the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Chapter of the Laws of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) (“POBO”) which, among. To print the whole chapter in HTML, please click at the bottom of the TOC panel and then set the page orientation to “Landscape” for printing of bilingual texts on a single page.

The willingness of US President Donald Trump to take on global corruption will be a big regulatory question looming over his new administration. He assumes office having done business in high-risk and sanctioned countries and in the past has called the year-old Foreign Corrupt Practices Act “a horrible law” that hampers US competitiveness.

Comprehensive and effective anti-corruption laws are in place in Hong Kong to make corruption a high risk crime, and ensure that the public and private sectors as well as the electoral process of public elections are clean, fair and free from graft.

The Prevention of Bribery Ordinance is a comprehensive piece of legislation in that. Beijing rejects Hong Kong leader’s plan to strengthen anti-corruption laws that would target gifts for the chief executive But Kwok said on Monday that the government was just dragging its.

This clause has been adapted from Standard clause, Anti-corruption and bribery clause to provide a plain English, UK-style jurisdiction neutral starting point for local counsel to adapt in cross-border situations. Jurisdiction-specific drafting notes (updated periodically) provide practical information for Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland.

Issue 1 • January thics ribery and Corruption uidance ote Ethics, Bribery and Corruption Guidance Note ublic overnance Conspiracy to defraud is a common law offence in Hong Kong. Without a statutory definition, it can generally be understood.

The note includes an overview of the bribery and corruption regimes that companies active in China need to comply with (including the FCPA, BA and the Chinese regimes and Hong Kong's Prevention of Bribery Ordinance), introduces the enforcement authorities for each regime and covers recent developments in China in this field.

Hong Kong: Beefing Up The UK Bribery Act 11 February by Richard M. Tollan, Jennifer Colegate and Liang Pu. Given the CPC’s express commitment to thwarting corruption, the CIT inspections can be expected to continue on a regular basis in Latest Amendments to China’s Criminal Law to Combat Commercial Bribery.

In the past, Chinese law focused on preventing and penalizing those to accept, rather than offer, bribes. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) of Hong Kong was established by Governor Sir Murray MacLehose on 15 Februarywhen Hong Kong was under British main aim was to clean up endemic corruption in the many departments of the Hong Kong Government through law enforcement, prevention and community education.

The ICAC is independent of the Hong Kong Civil. 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.

Bribery & Corruption covers key topics including law and enforcement regimes, recent enforcement activity and policy, investigations, decision-making and enforcement, and proposed reforms in 28 jurisdictions and one region.

On 19 DecemberHong Kong saw one of its biggest anti-corruption investigations by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (“ICAC”) conclude, resulting in former Chief Secretary for Administration Rafael Hui’s conviction by jury, of misconduct in public office and bribery in a highly publicized day trial.Corruption and bribery in China can take many forms.

According to a Center for International Business Ethics study on corruption and bribery in China, a non-exhaustive list of the forms of corrupt conduct that are often encountered in commercial dealings includes: .Insights – Bribery and Corruption.

This book sets out the legal environment in relation to bribery and corruption enforcement in 28 countries and one region worldwide. This edition sees the addition of new chapters relating to Belgium, Poland, Hong Kong and the .