Administrative and legal mechanisms for combating corruption

Published date14 December 2021
Date14 December 2021
Subject MatterAccounting & finance,Financial risk/company failure,Financial crime
AuthorNataliia A. Lytvyn,Olena V. Artemenko,Svitlana S. Kovalova,Maryna P. Kobets,Elena V. Kashtan (Grygorieva)
Administrative and legal
mechanisms for
combating corruption
Nataliia A. Lytvyn
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
Olena V. Artemenko and Svitlana S. Kovalova
National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Maryna P. Kobets
State Research Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine,
Kyiv, Ukraine, and
Elena V. Kashtan (Grygorieva)
Kyiv District Administrative Court, Kyiv, Ukraine
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to study the administrative and legal mechanisms of combating
corruption,namely, to determine the means by which it is possible to develop a positiveexperience in the ght
Design/methodology/approach Among the methodsused to study the problems of the stated subject,
the dialectical, comparative-legal, systems, historical and legal, formal and legal, analysisand synthesis can
be distinguished.
Findings The authors investigated the experience of foreign countries in combating corruption and suggested
implementing international experience in national legislation for the successful ght against corruption. In the course
of the study, the current state of legal regulations governing anti-corruption activities was characterised, corruption
and the main reasons for committing corruption acts were investigated, the problems that arise in the ght against
corruption were identied, the main administrative and legal mechanisms for combating corruptionwere established
and the effectiveness of applying these mechanisms in practice was studied.
Practical implications The provisions that are enshrined in this paper are of practical value for individuals
whose activities are aimed at ghtingcorruption, as Ukraine is one of the states where corruption ourishes and where
the ghtagainst corruption has not been directly implemented in practice for many years.
Originality/value Based on the example of international experience in the ght against corruption,
proposals and recommendations for improving administrative and legal mechanisms for combating
corruptionhave been developed.
Keywords Corruption, State control, Administrative responsibility,
Administrative-legal mechanism, Administrative-legal relations, Anti-corruption activity
Paper type Research paper
Corruption is always a threat to the development of a democratic society, as it negatively
affects not only the economy or politics but also covers otherspheres of public life, namely,
Conict of interest statement: The authors conrm, that they have no conicts of interest to disclose.
Journalof Financial Crime
Vol.30 No. 1, 2023
pp. 154-166
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DOI 10.1108/JFC-11-2021-0241
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