| Bribery is a means to an end and not an end in itself. The bribe and the transaction that results from it are inextricably linked in their genesis. A failing of the criminal law approach is that it insufficiently addresses the transactions that result from acts of bribery.
Mar 12 2013
Dec 11 2012
| At first glance the residents of The Manor luxury apartments in Hanoi have little in common with rural Vietnamese land communities. But the relational traditions that order rural and semi-rural disputes in the country can also apply in the urban environment.
Nov 23 2012
| Corruption knows no boundaries. This dictates the need for an international solution. Yet, for a long time, a major obstacle to a concerted international response was a lack of agreement as to what corruption is. The possibility of an international response was overshadowed by we can refer to as the culture wars where one man’s bribe could well be another man’s gift. With culture imposing different values there could be no common starting point, no normative baseline and no common response whether of a public or private nature.
Nov 8 2012
| Tackling corruption in a post-global world requires innovating our thinking about how to fight it. This post is the first in a series of nine blog posts that provides the motivation, method and conceptual basis for an alternative way of fighting corruption. In this first post, I explain the corruption conundrum and why the criminal process is inherently flawed as a single strategy in the fight against corruption.
Nov 6 2012
Trend Report on Rulejungling relates to the transparency of rule-making processes. Ideally, it must be visible what is being done, what process is being followed, who participates, and what information is being used to determine the rulemaking strategy.| One of the challenges highlighted in our
Nov 2 2012
| In the case of the International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for the Registration of Pharmaceutical Products (ICH), rule of law guarantees have been provided to a certain extent through a smart transposition of national rule of law standards to the network. Should others follow?
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