Improvement of criminal laws in the field of combating corruption

N. V. Golubykh, M. O. Lepikhin
2019 Актуальные проблемы российского права  
The article scrutinizes the current legislation aimed at combating corruption. Special attention is paid to crimes the number of which among corruption-related crimes is overwhelming. These include, in particular, Art. 290 "Bribe-taking", 291 "Bribe-giving", 204 "Commercial bribery" of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation. Also, attention is paid to relatively new offences providing for liability for crimes of corruption, namely: Article 291.1 "Bribery facilitation," 291.2 "Petty
more » ... " 204.1"Commercial bribery facilitation" and 204.2" Petty commercial bribery " of the Criminal Code. The paper analyzes international instruments governing the fight against corruption, especially the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. Based on the analysis of the above norms, the authors argue the need to amend the current legislation, inter alia, in order to bring it in line with international instruments.
doi:10.17803/1994-1471.2019.99.2.102-109 fatcat:gqtx66jirbh63ncf2joevdhzla