No one can afford to be complacent about the potential for corruption when doing business. Bribery is unethical and, in many locations around the world, illegal. Despite the harsh penalties for both the individual and the company that can result from violations, bribery remains a serious risk. This course defines bribery in the context of international business dealings. It describes the basic concepts of bribery, and explores strategies for preventing bribery in international transactions. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Labor & Employment Law Group of the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.
Any employee whose job role creates the potential for engaging in corruption, bribery, or other similar violations
Expected Duration (hours)
- recognize the common high-level concepts addressed by anti-bribery laws around the world
- determine which business actions are least likely to be considered violations of a company’s anti-bribery policy
- identify your responsibilities in relation to prevention of bribery in business