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We run our business[es] with integrity. All of us must work together to ensure our business[es] remain[s]. untainted by bribery and corruption.
This FAQ document, which is integral to that effort, guides us on how we can best achieve our business goals in a way that is consistent with our commitment to counter bribery and corruption.
Agents and intermediaries are third parties engaged to provide services for or on behalf of [insert organisation’s name] or represent our interests.
They may include any and all:
third parties retained in relation to government business or actions
introducers, facilitators or other third parties who may provide services for or on behalf of [insert organisation’s name] in any capacity
Our [Agents and intermediaries policy] further describes and provides examples of agents and intermediaries.
Agents and intermediaries are ‘associated persons’ within the meaning of section 8 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010).
If an agent/intermediary bribes another person intending to obtain or retain business, or an advantage in the conduct of business for [insert organisation name], we will be guilty of an offence unless we can show we had adequate procedures designed to prevent bribery in place.
Bribery laws prohibit us from making payments to agents and intermediaries
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