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...
By: Andrew Briggs | Stephen Gare | Lisa Navarro | Laura O'Neill
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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...
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...