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Corruption [electronic resource] : The New Corporate Challenge

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780230298439Publication details: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9780230343344
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Corruption : The New Corporate ChallengeDDC classification:
  • 174.4
LOC classification:
  • HF5387
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Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of figures and table; Preface: a time to act on corruption; Acknowledgments; Foreword from Richard Alderman, Director, UK Serious Fraud Office; Introduction: Corruption and bribery: the global context; Civil society's campaign against corruption; Recognition by government: domestic responses with international implications; Transnational initiatives; Business attitudes to bribery; The Prisoner's Dilemma: If we don't pay bribes our competitors will; Cultural attitudes to bribery: it's just how things are done; A bad reputation
Case study 1: Indonesia and constructionCase study 2: Iraq and reconstruction; Case study 3: Angola - the oil and gas sector; Case study 4: Bangladesh and aid; Case study 5: The Gulf States and local agents; Case study 6: Shell and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in Nigeria; 6 The sectoral factor; Telecoms; Food; Construction; Healthcare; Sport; Defense; Extractive industries; Subsector to watch: rare earth elements; 7 Third party risk and corporate exposure: How can the company get involved, and why?; Supply chains; Supply chains in a war zone; Intermediaries
Case study: BAE and Tanzania
Part I: Threats1 The threats: Economic, social, and political effects of corruption and bribery; The economic effects of corruption: bribery and business; The political effects of bribery and corruption; The impact of bribery on society; Part II: Law; 2 The global legal context; The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: the United States leads the way; Examples of FCPA enforcement; Case study: Bribery and the CIA defense - James Giffen; Case study: The longest prison sentence for bribery: it's better to come clean - the Jumet case; 3 British bribery legislation: How the UK Bribery Act came about
Section 1: Active briberySection 2: Receipt of bribes; Section 6: Bribery of a foreign public official; Section 7: The corporate offense of failing to prevent bribery; Case study: Lord Goldsmith on the significance of the UK Bribery Act and the Guidance for company managers; Case study: corporate hospitality, the civil law of bribery, address commissions, and facilitation payments - the Fiona litigation; Part III: Corporate response; 5 The geographic factor; Corporate exposure: the geographical factor; Weak governance zones; Case studies for regional corruption
The Redcliffe-Maud CommitteeThe Salmon Commission; The Nolan Report 1995; The Law Commission Report 1998; The OECD Convention; The Draft Corruption Bill 2003; Joint Committee on the Draft Corruption Bill; The Bribery Consultation Paper 2005; The Transparency International Corruption Bill 2006; Law Commission Consultation 2007; The OECD Working Group Report; The Final Law Commission Report and Draft Bribery Bill; The Joint Committee on the Draft Bribery Bill; Passage of the bill; Case study: BAE - the catalyst for the Bribery Act?; 4 The UK Bribery Act - Britain's new legal landscape
Summary: The dangers of involvement in corruption need to be embedded in corporate strategy. Companies' response to these dangers must also be reflected in their practices, particularly if operating outside its own borders. This book guides managers through the complexity of bribery issues with advice on how to implement anti-corruption strategies.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of figures and table; Preface: a time to act on corruption; Acknowledgments; Foreword from Richard Alderman, Director, UK Serious Fraud Office; Introduction: Corruption and bribery: the global context; Civil society's campaign against corruption; Recognition by government: domestic responses with international implications; Transnational initiatives; Business attitudes to bribery; The Prisoner's Dilemma: If we don't pay bribes our competitors will; Cultural attitudes to bribery: it's just how things are done; A bad reputation

Case study 1: Indonesia and constructionCase study 2: Iraq and reconstruction; Case study 3: Angola - the oil and gas sector; Case study 4: Bangladesh and aid; Case study 5: The Gulf States and local agents; Case study 6: Shell and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in Nigeria; 6 The sectoral factor; Telecoms; Food; Construction; Healthcare; Sport; Defense; Extractive industries; Subsector to watch: rare earth elements; 7 Third party risk and corporate exposure: How can the company get involved, and why?; Supply chains; Supply chains in a war zone; Intermediaries

Case study: BAE and Tanzania

Part I: Threats1 The threats: Economic, social, and political effects of corruption and bribery; The economic effects of corruption: bribery and business; The political effects of bribery and corruption; The impact of bribery on society; Part II: Law; 2 The global legal context; The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: the United States leads the way; Examples of FCPA enforcement; Case study: Bribery and the CIA defense - James Giffen; Case study: The longest prison sentence for bribery: it's better to come clean - the Jumet case; 3 British bribery legislation: How the UK Bribery Act came about

Section 1: Active briberySection 2: Receipt of bribes; Section 6: Bribery of a foreign public official; Section 7: The corporate offense of failing to prevent bribery; Case study: Lord Goldsmith on the significance of the UK Bribery Act and the Guidance for company managers; Case study: corporate hospitality, the civil law of bribery, address commissions, and facilitation payments - the Fiona litigation; Part III: Corporate response; 5 The geographic factor; Corporate exposure: the geographical factor; Weak governance zones; Case studies for regional corruption

The Redcliffe-Maud CommitteeThe Salmon Commission; The Nolan Report 1995; The Law Commission Report 1998; The OECD Convention; The Draft Corruption Bill 2003; Joint Committee on the Draft Corruption Bill; The Bribery Consultation Paper 2005; The Transparency International Corruption Bill 2006; Law Commission Consultation 2007; The OECD Working Group Report; The Final Law Commission Report and Draft Bribery Bill; The Joint Committee on the Draft Bribery Bill; Passage of the bill; Case study: BAE - the catalyst for the Bribery Act?; 4 The UK Bribery Act - Britain's new legal landscape

The dangers of involvement in corruption need to be embedded in corporate strategy. Companies' response to these dangers must also be reflected in their practices, particularly if operating outside its own borders. This book guides managers through the complexity of bribery issues with advice on how to implement anti-corruption strategies.