The treatment of tax evasion in the UK, including the alternatives to prosecution and the developing regime for dealing with evasion. It will then turn to the national and international law of corruption, dealing with misconduct in public office. The treatment of bribery will include its history and theory, the developing international régime and the trend towards greater negotiation with persons suspected of bribery and placing greater duties in respect of enforcement and reporting on the private sector. There will be detailed case studies of corruption in sports and of the Trump Presidency.
By the end of the course students should have acquired: A full and critical understanding of the history, theory, and national and international enforcement policy and practice in respect of tax evasion, bribery and various other forms of corruption.
4,500 word essay and 4 hour exam