Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 October 2011

848 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199577279

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A new practitioner law publication

Corruption and Misuse of Public Office

Second Edition

Colin Nicholls QC, Timothy Daniel, Alan Bacarese, and John Hatchard

  • A new edition of an established comprehensive and analytical work on this important and topical subject
  • Sets out the UK law relating to corruption and misuse of public office in a clear and accessible manner
  • A complete guide to handling a corruption case, and recovery of the proceeds of corruption under criminal and civil law
  • Analyses the regulatory mechanisms for managing standards in public life and in the private sector
  • Provides detailed coverage of international and regional anti-corruption instruments including the UN Convention Against Corruption and the OECD anti-bribery convention
  • Coverage of the FCPA and corruption laws of 16 key jurisdictions
  • Written by leading practitioners informed by their extensive international experience of handling corruption cases
  • Covers major developments since the publication of the first edition, including in-depth analysis of the UK's Bribery Act 2010 and guidance on the new corporate offence, and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Examines developments in a number of jurisdictions currently revisiting and revising their anti-corruption legislation, as well as significant developments internationally in the area of mutual legal assistance and civil recovery