Any individuals (including the company’s representatives) who personally participated in the commission of corruption or influence peddling offenses can individually be held criminally liable as the principal perpetrators or as accomplices. Both the legal entity and its representatives can therefore be convicted for corruption-related offenses. In practice, however, depending on the specific circumstances of each case, the Public Prosecutor can, as a matter of discretion, decide to press charges only against the company or, conversely, only against the individuals who participated in the corruption scheme.

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