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Our case studies contain analysis and discussion points for users to better understand the legal provisions. They also provide suggestions on how to prevent corruption, fraud and malpractices.

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A supplier offered an engineer a partnership to his company and shared with him the company’s annual profit, on the condition that the engineer would award more contracts to the supplier.  

A project engineer is employed by a chemical product manufacturer to supervise the engineering works performed by its contractors.   Due to his job nature, he develops a close companionship with a contractor who has recently undertaken a gas tank repair project of the company.


Learning that the project engineer suffers from substantial loss in a recent stock investment, the contractor immediately offers to lend the project engineer

$200,000 to help him overcome the financial difficulty.


When time comes for an inspection to be conducted for the gas tank repairing works, the contractor requests the project engineer to turn a blind eye to certain defects found in the finished works, saying that the defects can have little chance to pose a safety hazard.   He also reminds the project engineer of his generosity to him in the past.   The project engineer finds it difficult to require the contractor to rectify all the defects found in the works.


A senior engineer oversaw a large private housing project. An acquainted contractor asked him to approve extra funds for the project and promised a luxurious overseas trip in return.

A senior engineer was asked by a contractor to manipulate tender requirements in favour of his company in the bidding process.


Being heavily tied down by office work, the plant engineer assigned his technical assistant to carry out the inspection duties, which however were not performed properly.

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