Every organisation in the world operates in a market that restricts bribery to public officials. Often, there are laws which prohibit commercial bribery. Complying with the written laws of each country in which your company is based or conducts business is paramount for any business. While the laws vary in name across jurisdictions, they are generally all designed to prevent one simple thing: giving something of value to someone (normally a government decision maker) for the purposes of gaining an unfair advantage
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