Global Corruption: Law, Theory and Practice Course Book (Third Edition, July 2018)

  • August 15, 2018

Authored by Professor Gerry Ferguson, Distinguished Professor at the University of Victoria Faculty of Law, Global Corruption: Law, Theory and Practice, Third Edition is the first course book of its kind on anti-corruption. As sponsors of the book, the CBA Anti-Corruption Team (CBA-ACT) reviewed and provided input into the content. It is a comprehensive account of the historical, social, economic and political dimensions of corruption and compares the US, UK and Canadian Anti-Corruption regimes. The book is available in whole or by chapter in both PDF and Word formats. To purchase a print copy of the book, please visit:

 Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Corruption in Context: Social, Economic and Political Dimensions

Chapter 2 - Bribery and Other Corruption Offences

Chapter 3 - General Principles Affecting the Scope of Corruption Offences: Jurisdiction, Corporate Liability, Accomplices and Inchoate Offences

Chapter 4 - Money Laundering

Chapter 5 - Asset Recovery and Mutual Legal Assistance

Chapter 6 - Investigation and Prosecution of Corruption

Chapter 7 - Criminal Sentences and Civil Sanctions for Corruption

Chapter 8 - The Lawyer's Role in Advising Business Clients on Corruption and Anti-Corruption Issues

Chapter 9 - Public Officials and Conflicts of Interest

Chapter 10 - Regulation of Lobbying

Chapter 11 - Corruption and Public Procurement

Chapter 12- Whistleblower Protections

 Chapter 13 - Campaign Finance Laws: Controlling the Risks of Corruption and Public Cynicism

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