Can justice be achieved through settlements?
Settlements can provide an important channel to hold companies to account for wrongdoings and resolve foreign bribery and other cases without resorting to a full trial (civil or criminal), or contested administrative proceeding.
Yet, their deterrent effect can be questionable if they are not transparent, and do not provide effective, proportionate and dissuasive sanctions and if there is no judicial process. Finally, there should be reparations for the victims of the offence.
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Make It Count: Understanding the current and emerging trends in measuring the effectiveness of corporate approaches to anti-corruption
This report by Transparency International explores why and how a company ought to measure the…
PaC Anti-Bribery and Anti-Money Laundering Bibliography
Co-developed by the Professionals against Corruption, this bibliography of resources provides…