The Impact of Corruption on International Commercial Contracts

This volume presents national reports describing the legal instruments that are available to prevent the payment of bribes for acquiring contracts. Anti-corruption is one of the preeminent issues in the modern global commercial order, and is tackled with the help of criminal law and contract law in...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Bonell, Michael Joachim (Editor), Meyer, Olaf (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • About the Authors
  • I. The Impact of Corruption on International Commercial Contracts – General Report
  • Michael Joachim Bonell and Olaf Meyer.- II. New Wine in Old Bottles: Corrupt Foreign Contracts in Canadian Private Law; Joshua Karton and Jenna-Dawn Shervill.- III. Balancing Public Interest with Transactional Security: The Validity of Contracts Tainted with Corruption under Chinese Law; Qiao Liu and Xiang Ren
  • IV. Consequences of Corrupt Practices in Business Transactions (Including International) in Terms of Czech Law; Jiří Valdhans
  • V. The Civil Law Consequences of Corruption According to the Laws of the Least Corrupt Country in the World – Denmark; Peter Damsholt Langsted and Lars Bo Langsted.- VI. English Judges: Little Mice in the Big Business of Corruption?; Yseult Marique.- VII. Still Some Un clarity Regarding the Legal Consequences Arising from the Nullity of Agreements through Corruption – Estonia; Marko Kairjak
  • VIII. Who Gets the Bribe? – The German Perspective on Civil Law Consequences of Corruption in International Contracts; Matthias Weller.- IX. The Effects of Corruption on Contracts in Italy: The Long Road towards a Legal and Fair, Competitive Market; Paola Mariani.- X. Contracts Tainted by Corruption: Does Dutch Civil Law Augment the Criminalization of Corruption?; Abiola Makinwa and Xandra Kramer.- XI. Civil Law Forfeiture as Means to Restrict the Application of the in pari delicto-Principle and Other Private Law Consequences of Corruption under Polish Law; Maksymilian Pazdan and Maciej Zachariasiewicz.- XII. Corruption in International Commercial Contracts – A Portuguese Substantive and Private International Law Perspective; Luís de Lima Pinheiro
  • XIII. Russian Experience and Practice on Civil Law Consequences of Corruption; Sergey Usoskin.- XIV. For a Few Dollars More – Corruption in Singapore; Michael Furmston.- XV. The Civil Law Consequences of Corruption under South African Law;Tjakie Naudé.- XVI. Impact of Bribery on Contracts under Swiss Civil Law; Christa Kissling.- XVII. The Civil Law Consequences of Corruption under the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts: an Analysis in Light of International Arbitration Practice; Richard Kreindler and Francesca Gesualdi
  • XVIII. The United States’ Multidimensional Approach to Combatting Corruption; Padideh Ala’i.- XIX. Fighting Corruption from the Civil Side: Echoes from the Silence of Venezuelan Contract Law; Eugenio Hernández-Bretón and Claudia Madrid Martínez