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Modern slavery in the construction industryAn estimated seven per cent of the global workforce works in construction. Many millions of people building...
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1st Aug
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If a company self-reports a corrupt transaction but withholds details of other incidences of bribery, will the SFO give them the benefit of having...
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1st Aug
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Debarment for bribery convictionsBrexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is...
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Produced in partnership with Will Glover of 3 Temple Gardens 31st Jul
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The Bribery Act 2010—an introductory guideThe Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) was passed to ensure the UK’s compliance with the Organisation for Economic...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 30th Jul
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Failing to prevent briberyCorporate criminal liability for bribery—section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010This offence can only be committed by relevant...
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30th Jul
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Active bribery, passive bribery and bribing foreign public officialsThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 30th Jul
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FCPA—who it applies to and what it prohibits (US)What is the FCPA and what does it prohibit?The Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) was enacted...
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30th Jul
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30th Jul
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Modern slavery: contract clauses for construction contracts1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Employer's anti-slavery and human trafficking...
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30th Jul
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The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act 2010 comparedBackground to the Foreign Corrupt Practices ActThe US Foreign Corrupt...
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30th Jul
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Facilitation payments under the Bribery Act 2010Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as...
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The following questions and issues should be at the forefront of a lawyer’s mind when advising in relation to an internal investigation...
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8th Jan
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Anti-bribery 1 Bribery Laws means the Bribery Act 2010 [and all other applicable UK legislation, regulations and...
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26th Sep
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Anti-bribery (long form) 1 Bribery Laws means the Bribery Act 2010 [and associated guidance published by the...
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26th Sep
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Is risk assessment overseen at the highest level in the company? In order to show top level commitment to anti-bribery measures, a...
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25th Sep
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Businesses and their employees must be alert to indicators of corruption. The following checklist identifies indicators of corruption...
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25th Sep
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• Has your company got a clear and forthright code of ethics which explicitly refers to a zero tolerance of bribery and corruption? This...
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25th Sep
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• Any agent or representative of a business should be subject to due diligence • The company will have to make their own inquiries...
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25th Sep
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• Does the company have a due diligence policy which covers all parties to a business relationship, including the company's supply...
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25th Sep

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