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Greenberg Traurig Alert: Bribery Act 2010: Anti-Corruption Policies

The Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") is due to come into force in April 2011. The Act will see the introduction of the new "corporate offence" of having failed to prevent bribery from occurring. The only defence to this strict liability offence will be to demonstrate that the company...

Bribery Act 2010: Jurisdictional scope

By: Andrew Briggs | Stephen Gare | Lisa Navarro | Laura O'Neill View Media Attachment As the foreword to the Ministry of Justice's ("MoJ") recently released guidance on the Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") reminds us, one of the Government's aims in pushing...

Military Tenders and Procurement in Saudi Arabia: Guidelines for the Payment of Commissions, Success Fees, and Agency Fees

Concerning bribery, focus is on laws with international reach (the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK's Bribery Act 2010), local laws are often overlooked. One is a Saudi Council of Ministers Resolution on the defense industry. One can run afoul of these restrictions on payment of commissions...