Anti-Corruption Regulation in China

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    Squire, Sanders & Dempsey partner Daniel F. Roules and lawyer Zijie (Lesley) Li authored the China chapter of the 2011 edition of Getting the Deal Through – Anti-Corruption Regulation, a guide to anticorruption and bribery laws for corporate counsel and cross-border legal and business professionals. Following the format adopted throughout the series, in which leading practitioners in each of the 51 jurisdictions featured answer key questions posed by the publishers, Dan and Lesley provide responses to issues such as:

    • Identifying and describing China’s national laws and regulations prohibiting bribery of both foreign and domestic public officials
    • How China law defines a foreign public official Government agencies that enforce the foreign bribery laws and regulations
    • Sanctions for violations of the accounting rules associated with the payment of bribes
    • Whether certain types of gifts and gratuities are permissible under China’s domestic bribery laws
    • Whether China also prohibits private commercial bribery

    Dan and Lesley address current trends, as well as the legal framework, prohibitions, enforcement and sanctions associated with China’s anticorruption and bribery laws and regulations.

    Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Anti-Corruption Regulation 2011 (published in April 2011; contributing editor: Homer E. Moyer Jr.). For further information please visit