Anti-Corruption Certification

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Ethics

Moral principles that govern a person's behavior or the conducting of an activity

Extortion

The wrongful use of actual or threatened force, violence or intimidation to gain money or property from an individual or entity.  Extortion generally involves a threat being made to the victim’s person or property, or to his/her family or friends

Synonyms: Undue solicitation
Extraterritoriality

The applicability or exercise of a sovereign's laws outside itsterritory. i.e.; the American FCPA uses an element of extraterritoriality when it prosecutes foreign companies for acts of corruption outside the U.S.