CFFE Law Related to Fraud notes

CFFE Law related to fraud notes


1. Introduction to fraud

1.1 Legal definition of corruption, fraud and white collar crime
1.2 Perpetrators of fraud/corruption and white collar crime
1.3 Social and economic effects of fraud and corruption
1.4 Legal and justice challenges of fraud and corruption

2. Principal categories of fraud/corruption and the legal elements

2.1 Fraudulent misrepresentation of material facts (false pretences)
2.2 Negligent misrepresentation
2.3 Concealment of material facts
2.4 Bribery
2.5 Illegal gratuity
2.6 Economic extortion
2.7 Conflict of interest
2.8 Forgery
2.9 Theft of money or property
2.10 Breach of Contract
2.11 Breach of fiduciary duty
2.12 Gross negligence
2.13 Conspiracy
2.14 Obstruction of justice
2.15 Perjury
2.16 False claims and statements to government or government agencies

3. Corruption offences

3.1 Bribery/ kickbacks
3.2 Conflict of interest
3.3 Abuse of office

4. Economic crime offences

4.1 Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
4.2 Abuse of office
4.3 Tax Evasion
4.4 Bankruptcy/Insolvency Fraud
4.5 Securities Fraud
5. Anti- corruption courts
5.1 Parties in Anti-Corruption Court
5.2 Fraud and corruption criminal trials
5.3 Fraud and corruption civil trials

6. Laws/Statutes and offences related to fraud and corruption

6.1 Penal Code
6.2 Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act
6.3 Leadership and Integrity Act
6.4 Bribery Act 2016
6.5 Public Procurement and Assets Disposal Act 2015
6.6 Proceeds of Crime and Anti Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA) and Regulations
6.7 Controller of Budget Act
6.8 Public Finance Management Act
6.9 Leadership and Integrity Act
6.10 Tax Act
6.11 Securities Act and Regulations

7. International initiatives against corruption

7.1 Organisation of Economic Corporation Development
7.2 United Nations Convention


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