We have been waiting for some guidance from the United Kingdom
about their new Bribery Act since it received Royal Assent last
April . The delay on the guidance has delayed the implementation of the
Bribery Act itself. Now the guidance is out.
The Bribery Act 2010 creates a new offence under section...
On March 30, 2011, the U.K. Ministry of Justice released
its long-awaited Guidance with respect to The Bribery Act of
2010 , detailing the Act's scope and jurisdictional applicability. The
Guidance, which can be found here ,
has quickly been criticized
in some quarters for "watering down"...
The UK Bribery Act guidance is out and the reaction has
been across the board. Here is just a sampling of it. Mike Volkov, in the FCPA Blog brought up Yogi Berra by noting,
" If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. "
He used this quote to lead into a...
Despite repeated delays and some question as to whether
the UK would bow to pressure from the business community to water down the
Bribery Act 2010 ("the Act"), on March 30, 2011, the UK Ministry of Justice
released its final guidance (the "Final Guidance") on the Act, which leaves...