[ap-intact] INFO: South Korea Lawmakers Approve Anticorruption Law

South Korea’s legislature on Tuesday (3 March 2015) approved a new anti-corruption law designed to better tackle graft among government officials. Most significantly, the bill eliminates the need to prove a direct link between a gift and a favor that followed to secure a conviction. The need for proof has led to the collapse of many prosecutions, according to supporters of the bill. With a signature from President Park Geun-hye, the law will come into effect from October 2016.

Read the story by Jeyup S. Kwaak, in The Wall Street Journal. http://www.wsj.com/articles/south-korea-lawmakers-approve-anticorruption-law-1425387240

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