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Tag: bribery

  • Saturday, August 3rd 2013 - 02:08 UTC

    Brazil passes strict law on bribing extending liability to staff and companies involved

    Proposed by Rousseff the bill was approved in record time in the wake of massive protests against the political establishment during June

    Bribing a public official in Brazil could become a very onerous mistake for local and foreign businesses under a law enacted that for the first time makes companies liable for bribes paid by their employees.

  • Tuesday, February 26th 2013 - 09:27 UTC

    Tolerance of bribery and violation of the law in the Americas

    Bribe justification is a strategic response to citizens’ expectations of corrupt behaviour on the part of state actors, says the report

    Where disregarding the law is normal rather than an aberration, citizens are more likely to see paying a bribe as in their best interest and where obeying the law is the norm and disobeying it constitutes deviant behaviour, citizens are more likely to reject bribery, is one of the foundations for understanding the phenomenon, according to the Americas Barometer Insights in one of its latest papers titled, “tolerance of bribery and violation of the law”.