Bribery is defined by Black's Law Dictionary as the offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting of any item of value to influence the actions of an official, or other person, in charge of a public or legal duty. With regard to governmental operations, essentially, bribery is "Corrupt solicitation, acceptance, or transfer of value in exchange for official action." Gifts of money or other items of value which are otherwise available to everyone on an equivalent basis, and not for dishonest purposes, is not bribery. Offering a discount or a refund to all purchasers is a legal rebate and is not bribery. …



SPUR: San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association · 1 March 2024 English

Election further abuse of gift rules and incompatible activities officials, department heads, and commissioners should and the Municipal Executives Association for speaking not be accepting gifts or performing activities that …

file:///voter-guide/2024-03/sf-prop-d-prohibitions-gifts-and-bribery file:///voter-guide/2024-03/sf-prop-f-drug-scr Prohibitions on Expands rules prohibiting gifts and bribery, imposes personal liability on city officials who disclose certain relationships, brings Gifts and Bribery greater consistency to local ethics laws, and expands

World Bank Group · 29 February 2024 English

The document collection discusses the urgent need for increased domestic revenue mobilization in emerging and developing economies (EMDEs) and low-income countries (LICs). It highlights the challenges of declining tax revenues, …

collection of revenue. It creates opportunities for bribery, embezzlement, and tax evasion, leading to significant

Cordaid · 28 February 2024

This added to the complexity of the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and tested the abilities and willingness of the international community to support the most vulnerable situations worldwide. …

Misuse of power 8 6 2 Conflict of interest 2 2 0 Bribery, fraud and corruption 12 8 4 Workplace harassment

IMF: International Monetary Fund · 27 February 2024 English

This report summarizes the anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) measures in place in the Virgin Islands (VI) as at the date of the onsite visit of March 15–30, …

Authority. Specific reports of alleged corruption and bribery relate to officials’ implication in human and drug

World Bank Group · 27 February 2024 English

This study investigates gender disparities in the tax burden in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, using data on 2,320 taxpayers for 2011 and 2012. A quantile regression analysis is employed to control …

suggests that women are less likely to resort to bribery when dealing with government employees to influence

Freedom House · 27 February 2024 English

Guilin in Guizhou Province, was expelled from the CCP and dis- missed from his position for alleged bribery, “belief in gods and ghosts instead of Marxism-Leninism,” and “long-term exposure to politically

and dis- missed from his position for alleged bribery, “belief in gods and ghosts instead of Marxism-Leninism

NYU: New York University · 26 February 2024 English

Excerpted from "Attack from Within: How Disinformation is Sabotaging America" by Barbara McQuade, published by Seven Stories Press. The post Book Excerpt: “Attack from Within: How Disinformation is Sabotaging America” …

EU: European Union · 23 February 2024 English

improvements in the fight against corruption, bribery, nepotism and extortion are still widespread throughout

World Bank Group · 23 February 2024 English

everyone involved in financial misconduct including bribery, money laundering, and fraud. The IPs GRM officers

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