The purpose of this publication is to provide a broad overview and comparison of the anti-corruption laws across the countries covered in this guide. This edition of the Guide assesses the laws in 34 countries and includes full coverage of the BRIC nations, as well as increased coverage in Asia (Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia), the Middle East (the UAE and Lebanon) and South America (Mexico). This edition also includes coverage of Turkey.
As with previous editions, the Guide provides answers to the following key questions for each of the 34 jurisdictions:
— What are the offences?
— Who can be liable and when?
— What are the penalties?
— What are the defences?