What is the Real Cost of Doing Business?
The Doing Business Project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 189 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. The Doing Business Project, launched in 2002, looks at domestic small and medium-size companies and measures the regulations applying to them through their life cycle.
Please look especially at "Starting a business" and "Enforcing contracts" measures for:
A ranking of all countries shown together can be found here.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is a US federal law enacted by Congress (and signed by President Jimmy Carter) in 1977.
by Hilal Atasoy
by Randolph Bruno