Characteristics of Corporate Capture: Legislative & Policy Interference

Legislative & Policy interference refers to pressure exerted on legislatures and policy makers by corporations and their representatives to provide greater opportunities for business, or remove/undermine regulation of corporate activities, which ultimately undermine the protection of human rights. Among other forms of interfence, these activities often include provision of campaign or other donations to elected officials in return for draft legislation or votes during parliamentary proceedings favourably to the interests of corporations.

Case studies: Financial Sector in the US; ; BHP in Papua New Guinea.