Advisory—UK Bribery Act 2010 – Consider Your Directors and Officers Insurance?

By Raymond L. Sweigart and Rene L. Siemens, Partners, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Section 7 of the UK Bribery Act that came into force on 1 July establishes a strict liability corporate offense for failure to prevent bribery. The only defence recognized in the Act is where an affected commercial...

Foley & Lardner LLP: The Reinsurance Industry Needs to Understand and Comply With the FCPA

By Max B. Chester , Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP The reinsurance industry has been in existence for several centuries and has developed its own ways of doing business and cultivating relationships, often based on personal interactions and a healthy dose of entertainment. The Foreign Corrupt...