Anti-bribery & corruption

Anti-bribery & corruption guidance:

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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This Practice Note deals with agents and other intermediaries in relation to anti-bribery and corruption. It covers what is an agent or intermediary, how it could put a...

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Charitable and political donations can give rise to higher risks of bribery and corruption. They can be (or be seen to be) bribes in disguise. This Practice Note sets out...

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Almost every business and everyone involved in the carrying on of a trade engages in some form of hospitality with existing or potential business partners. Gifts and...

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Your procedures to prevent bribery and corruption must be proportionate to the risks you face and to the nature, scale and complexity of your activities. Prevention...

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The MoJ guidance on the procedures' commercial organisations should put in place to prevent bribery is crafted around six principles. The principles are not prescriptive;...

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MoJ guidance on the procedures commercial organisations should put in place to prevent bribery is crafted around six principles. The principles are not prescriptive; they...

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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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Due diligence measures for agents and intermediaries are summarised in Precedent: Anti-bribery and corruption—agents and intermediaries policy. This Practice Note sets...

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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officials Facilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small amounts of money paid...

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Corporate criminal liability for bribery—section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010 This offence can only be committed by relevant commercial organisations (RCOs), not...

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What is the FCPA and what does it prohibit? The Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) was enacted in 1977 and amended after complaints from industry that it was...

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Click here to download the latest Anti-Corruption Regulation 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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Required document or actionYes/NoComment/action required Do you have a public, clear and forthright code of ethics and/or anti-bribery and corruption policy which...

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You do not have to behave like a police officer but you do have to remain alert to the warning signs of bribery and corruption and make the sort of enquiries a reasonable...

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The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) issued guidance which is formulated around six guiding principles. These principles, particularly principle 3, make it clear that you should...

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