Transnational Anti-Corruption Laws (Australian National University)
The course focuses on international anti-corruption law and practice from an Australian perspective. It examines in detail transnational bribery laws and enforcement regimes in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom.
This course considers practical efforts to combat corporate corruption, the psychology of corruption and contemporary challeges to enforcement including whistleblowers, deferred prosecution regimes and asset recover.
The course also includes includes a focus on the challenges presented by regulating corruption in the Asia-Pacific region.
A student who completes this course should be able to:
- Demonstrate an strong understanding of the theory and practice underpinning anti-corruption and anti-bribery regulation
- Demonstrate a strong understanding of the anti-corruption laws in Australia, the United States and the UK affecting transnational business
- Understand the challenges faced by developing countries within the Asia Pacific region in combating corruption
- Understand the connection between national corporate governance regimes and anti-corruption laws
- Understand contemporary issues in anti-corruption regulation such as whistle-blower protections, deferred prosecution agreements and the psychology of corruption.
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