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Entries in Bribery Act 2010 (8)

Monday
Oct172016

ISO 37001 is here. Will It Work?

On October 14, after four years of work involving the active participation of experts from 37 countries, the International Organization for Standardization issued ISO 3700, its standard for anti-bribery management systems.

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Monday
Nov302015

SFO: In first DPA, ICBC Standard Bank fined $33 million for failing to prevent Tanzania bribes

ICBC Standard Bank agreed to pay about $33 million in penalties and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement for failing to prevent overseas corruption, the UK Serious Fraud Office said Monday.

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Monday
Nov302015

UK court decision: Bribery makes chief executive ‘a bad leaver’

Last month, the Scottish Court of Session Outer House delivered a decision that illustrates the pitfalls that await executive shareholders implicated in commercial bribery.

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Tuesday
Oct202015

Compliance alert: The UK Modern Slavery Act is here

If you're a compliance practitioner seeking to design an anti-corruption program consistent with all laws that apply to your company, you probably recognize the phrase "carries on a business, or part of a business, in any part of the United Kingdom."

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Thursday
Jul092015

A third of UK SMEs still haven't heard of the Bribery Act

The UK Ministry of Justice and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) surveyed small and medium sized businesses to find out how many know about the 2010 Bribery Act.

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Thursday
Sep042014

A look behind the proposal to expand Bribery Act coverage to financial crimes

David Green QC, Director of the UK Serious Fraud OfficeIn his third report to the Cambridge Symposium on September 2, the Director of the SFO suggested that the proposal to amend s.7 of the Bribery Act 2010 to cover financial crimes was “gaining traction."

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Tuesday
Feb252014

Deferred Prosecution Agreements in the UK: Worthy of their price?

After Monday, deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) will be available to the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in its fight of financial crimes, including corruption. 

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Tuesday
Jan212014

Hong Kong law should target bribery of foreign officials

The importance of specifically targeted legislation to prohibit bribery of foreign officials was well-illustrated by a recent Hong Kong Court of Appeals decision, HKSAR v. Krieger (2013) HKCA 639.

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