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Extraterritorial jurisdiction over corruption

CorruptionA number of Western states have recently stepped up their prosecution of corrupt practices by firms doing business abroad. They have expanded the jurisdictional ambit of their legislation, and acted upon this legislation, on the grounds that corruption seriously distorts international business transactions and, more importantly perhaps, stifles development in the states where it takes place. This project will account for, and review current and imminent extensions of state and regional jurisdiction in this field.​

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