Commentary

70.8 Liability of directors and managers where organisation commits bribery offence

BOILERPLATE AND COMMERCIAL CLAUSES vol 4(3)

70.8 Liability of directors and managers where organisation commits bribery offence

70.8 Liability of directors and managers where organisation commits bribery offence

If a body corporate commits an offence of active or passive bribery or the offence of bribery of a foreign official, a senior officer of the body corporate will be guilty of the offence if is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of the senior officer1. As a consequence, both the body corporate and the senior officer can be charged with the same offence2. The senior officer needs to have a close connection with the United Kingdom3.

A ‘senior

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