Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Corruption Alive and Well in Legal Systems Across the Globe
October 4, 2010
Two organizations — the International Bar Association and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development — on Monday issued the results of a survey on lawyers and international corruption.
The findings are sobering.
More than a fifth of lawyers working in 95 jurisdictions around the world have been approached to act as an agent in a transaction that involved international corruption.
Furthermore, of the 642 lawyers who responded to an online survey between June 15 and July 5, nearly a third said a lawyer they know has been involved in international corruption.
Read the Study
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