Prior to 1977, bribery was considered legal in many countries worldwide.!
Hunter, Sharifa G.
"A Comparative Analysis Of The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act And The U.K. Bribery Act, And The Practical Implications Of Both On International Business,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 18
, Article 4.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol18/iss1/4