Review of the state anti-corruption institutions effectiveness in Ukraine

Keywords: anti-corruption legislation, corruption prevention, anti-corruption actors, financial intelligence.

Abstract

The objective of the article is a review of the state anti-corruption institutions' effectiveness in Ukraine. An important part of anti-corruption reform in Ukraine has been the complete transformation of anti-corruption institutions.

That is why the authors try to use the most optimal methodology that would be able to ensure the comprehensiveness and completeness of the study: phenomenological; the descriptive; the hypothetic-deductive; the statistical; and the method of case law analysis.

It is proposed to analyze the anti-corruption powers of general competence authorities in the sphere of anti-corruption. The authors analyzed the powers of specialized anti-corruption authorities' functioning: the National Agency on Corruption Prevention; the National Anti-Corruption Bureau; the National Agency for finding, tracing, and management of assets derived from corruption and other crimes; the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office and the High Anti-Corruption Court.

The conclusion is drawn that, realizing the need of the anti-corruption task, the state has developed an extensive and relatively closed system of specialized anti-corruption authorities. Almost all bodies of state power and local self-government have acquired certain anti-corruption competencies. The authors made conclusion that such dispersion of powers, and in some cases their duplication, does not simplify, but rather complicates the effectiveness of combating corruption.

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Author Biographies

Olha Bondarenko, Sumy State University, Ukraine.

PhD in Law, Senior Lecturer, Department of Criminal Legal Disciplines and Procedure, Sumy State University, Ukraine.

Maryna Utkina, Sumy State University, Ukraine.

PhD in Law, Senior Lecturer, Department of Criminal Legal Disciplines and Procedure, Sumy State University, Ukraine.

Mykhailo Dumchikov, Sumy State University, Ukraine.

PhD in Law, Assistant, Department of Criminal Legal Disciplines and Procedure, Sumy State University, Ukraine.

Daria Prokofieva-Yanchylenko, National Academy of the Security Service of Ukraine.

Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Professor, National Academy of the Security Service of Ukraine.

Kateryna Yanishevska, Sumy State University, Ukraine.

PhD in Law, Senior Lecturer, Department of Criminal Legal Disciplines and Procedure, Sumy State University, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-04-12
How to Cite
Bondarenko, O., Utkina, M., Dumchikov, M., Prokofieva-Yanchylenko, D., & Yanishevska, K. (2021). Review of the state anti-corruption institutions effectiveness in Ukraine. Amazonia Investiga, 10(38), 219-233. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.38.02.22
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