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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It does not cover the...

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An agent is a person who performs services for or on behalf of a commercial organisation. The use of agents will principally create risk under the Bribery Act 2010, s 7...

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It is an offence to pay or receive a bribe under the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). Companies and partnerships will also commit an offence where a bribe is paid on their...

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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 code of ethics should reflect the...

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A civil recovery order (CRO) is an order available to recover the proceeds of crime through action in the High Court, rather than the criminal court, and is governed by...

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Civil recovery—enforcement abroad prior to the Crime and Courts Act 2013 Before the commencement of the Crime and Courts Act 2013, Schedule 18, Part 2 (CCA 2013) on the...

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This Practice Note deals with what is meant by corporate liability in relation to criminal law. It covers establishing corporate liability, the identification principle...

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The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) came into force on 1 July 2011. The BA 2010 creates a host of legal considerations in relation to corporate transactions. Whilst the...

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The specific offence of corporate manslaughter was created by the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (CMCHA 2007). The CMCHA 2007 extends to the whole...

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The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (CMCHA 2007) extends to the whole of the UK and introduced the offence of corporate manslaughter (known, in...

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This Practice Note provides a summary of key corporate manslaughter prosecutions and convictions under section 1 of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act...

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The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (CMCHA 2007) extends to the whole of the United Kingdom and introduced the offence of corporate manslaughter...

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This Practice Note outlines counter-terrorist financing provisions (CTF), including the offences and obligations contained in the Terrorism Act 2000 (TA 2000) and related...

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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What is a deferred prosecution agreement? A deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) is an agreement between an organisation and a designated prosecutor to enable the latter...

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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 chain, agents, joint venture or similar...

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