Anti-bribery—overseas agent/intermediary due diligence form
Anti-bribery—overseas agent/intermediary due diligence form

The following Practice Compliance precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Anti-bribery—overseas agent/intermediary due diligence form

To be completed by [insert name of organisation appointing the agent/intermediary].

    1. 1

      Geographical factors

      Country where the agent or intermediary is based
      Country’s Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index score
      Is there any substantial basis to believe that business in the country is frequently obtained by bribing officials and/or that such payments are common?
      If yes, provide details, including how you were made aware of such information, such as from other multinational organisations doing business in the country, local contacts, periodicals or news articles
      Yes/No
      Have enquiries been made as to the relevant civil/criminal law of the particular country to identify any significant differences to UK law (eg legality of facilitation payments)?
      If no, provide details
      Yes/No
      Is that country known or reasonably suspected to:
      1. operate high-levels of secrecy

      2. be used as a tax shelter

      3. not subscribe to Common Reporting Standards

      4. have a low OECD tax transparency rating


      If yes, provide details
      Yes/No
    1. 2

      General

      Why do we need to engage an agent or intermediary?
      Name of prospective third party
      Principal contactName:
      Title:
      Contact details:
      Principal address
      Have we worked with this third party before?
      If yes, provide details, including in what capacity and dates
      Yes/No
      Is the intermediary personally connected to, or otherwise able to influence the decisions of, any of our [customers OR clients]?
      If yes, provide details
      Yes/No
      Has the agent/intermediary refused or failed to provide any information we have reasonably requested?If yes, provide

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