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This Precedent sets out a typical timetable for implementing an anti-bribery policy and procedure and provides examples of common phases and critical events.
The risk assessment should produce detailed recommendations for any required remediation of the organisation’s anti-bribery and compliance program.
For more guidance, see subtopic: Identifying & assessing risks and particularly Practice Note: Key risk areas—bribery and corruption. See also Precedent: Bribery and corruption—risk assessment.
Precedent Anti-bribery and corruption policy will help you with this stage of the process. See Precedents: Anti-bribery and corruption policy—for law firms and Anti-bribery and corruption policy.
In preparing your organisation’s anti bribery and corruption policy, keep in mind:
what are the specific outcomes you are seeking to achieve?
how will the policy be monitored and enforced?
how has your organisation handled anti-bribery and corruption in the past?
is it future proof?
For more guidance, see Practice Note: Anti-bribery—adequate procedures (or, for law firms) and Precedent: Anti-bribery and corruption policy—for law firms or Anti-bribery and corruption policy.
You should secure the approval of senior management before proceeding any further. See Precedent: Memorandum to board accompanying anti-bribery policy.
For more guidance, see Practice Notes: Anti-bribery and corruption—gifts and hospitality, Anti-bribery and corruption—agents and intermediari
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