On its face, the Section 7 “Failure to prevent bribery” corporate offense under the UK Bribery Act 2010 extends to bribes paid where there is some kind of UK nexus and so has a potentially broad reach.… Continue Reading
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When passed in 2010, the UK Bribery Act was dubbed the “most stringent anti-corruption legislation in the world.” This was due in part to Section 7, which created an unprecedented form of vicarious liability at the time, with a potentially strong extraterritorial reach.… Continue Reading
Businesses are still failing to understand the corruption risks their organizations face and are still struggling to put the right anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) practices in place.… Continue Reading
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.… Continue Reading
Through a number of legislative measures in 2013, France has strengthened its capacity to fight graft. One such reform relates to prosecutorial independence with regard to foreign bribery offenses.