Corruption has become a major topic of almost daily attention within the media. It has been of varying degrees of concern in different countries. Historic and cultural differences play a role. In some Asian or Arab cultures, for instance, the bakshish mentality is a way of life and is socially accepted.
Junius, Andreas G.
"Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Compliance Issues From A German And European Perspective,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 4
, Article 9.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol4/iss2/9