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Our response to today’s news that UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline has been fined £297m for bribery by Chinese authorities. 

With a worth of US$6.5 trillion, the global healthcare industry is especially vulnerable to corruption. Although the problem is particularly acute in countries where corruption is endemic, no country is immune.

We have heard the news today that a settlement has been reached in the Bernie Ecclestone bribery case. Although the full details of the case and settlement have yet to emerge, it looks disturbing at first sight.

This month three years ago, the UK Bribery Act came into force. But how effective is it? We’ve asked experts from academia, civil society, law, business and government.

The Bribery Act is four years old. But now we have a bribery law that is fit for purpose in the UK, why are we not seeing more prosecutions?

When was the world’s first bribe paid? A very long time ago – it is part of that long list of things that is cited as the world’s oldest profession.

A recent survey by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) found that of the 700 construction professionals surveyed, nearly half perceive that corruption in the industry is either fairly or extremely common. We asked Deputy Chief Executive of CIOB to discuss the findings further.

Nicholas Lord, lecturer in Criminology at the University of Manchester, reflects upon the role of criminal law when responding to transnational corporate bribery.

In the past few days, we have seen two high-profile corruption stories emanating from China – the allegations against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and the indictment of high-profile regional governor Bo Xilai. What should we make of them?

Robert Barrington and Will Kenyon discuss some of the challenges facing companies and why conducting an effective bribery risk assessment is necessary.

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