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LAW 5069: Global Anti-Bribery and Corruption
Spring 2023 • Section 21 • CRN 51223

Course Description

The course is designed to familiarize students with the current state of global Anti-Bribery and Corruption law and practice, how the current situation came to be, how rapidly the international legal and business environment has developed in recent years with respect to Global Anti-Bribery and Corruption, and challenges facing both businesses and enforcement authorities.  Also, this course will examine the development, introduction and impact of the U.S. FCPA and the major international laws, treaties and regimes that followed it, including the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (2005), Principle 10 of the UN Global Compact 2004 (Anti-Corruption), and The African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption. It will review the emergence of key new anti-bribery laws worldwide, such the UK Bribery Act 2010, Canada Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (1999), the Brazil Clean Companies Act 2014, and the Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission Act (2009) --their similarities, differences, and rigor of enforcement locally and extraterritorially. It will review the impact of major scandals under emerging anti-bribery and corruption laws, such as Project Carwash (Operação Lava Jato) under the Brazil Clean Companies Act 2014, and the 1 Malaysia Development Berhad Scandal (Malaysia 1MB Scandal) under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009.



Day/Time Location
T 4:00-5:50 PM Klein 6A

Course Details

  • Michael Donnella
Credit Hours

2 Credits



Course Type
  • Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement




Registration Info

No Registration Restrictions.

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