The course focuses on international anti-corruption law and practice from an Australian perspective. It examines in detail transnational bribery laws and enforcement regimes in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom.
It considers practical efforts to combat corporate corruption, the psychology of corruption and contemporary challeges to enforcement including whistleblowers, deferred prosecution regimes and asset recover.
The course also includes includes a focus on the challenges presented by regulating corruption in the Asia-Pacific region.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate an strong understanding of the theory and practice underpinning anti-corruption and anti-bribery regulation
- Demonstrate a strong understanding of the anti-corruption laws in Australia, the United States and the UK affecting transnational business
- Understand the challenges faced by developing countries within the Asia Pacific region in combating corruption
- Understand the connection between national corporate governance regimes and anti-corruption laws
- Understand contemporary issues in anti-corruption regulation such as whistle-blower protections, deferred prosecution agreements and the psychology of corruption.
- Class participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Class presentation/activity (may include research based group discussions, case-studies, mock debates) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Written analysis of class presentation (max 800 words) (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Research essay (max 5000 words) (60) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Classes offered in non-standard sessions will be taught on an intensive base with compulsory contact hours (approximately 26 hours of face to face teaching). The course will also require advanced preparation through assigned readings. In total, it is anticipated that the hours required for completion of this course (class preparation, teaching and completion of assessment) will not exceed 120 hours. Classes offered during semester periods are expected to have 3 contact hours per week.
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