Daily Archives: June 18, 2007

Bizarre details come to light today in an EU report on laws to fight corruption in the private sector.

It turns out that “many” EU members have yet to make it a criminal offence to give or receive a bribe through an intermediary.

So, in theory, the cash-stuffed brown envelope deal-making school is alive, well and legal – so long as the gift is given indirectly. But is this really what it seems?