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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...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 9th Nov
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This Practice Note lists high-risk third countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), HM Treasury and the European Commission as...
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9th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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9th Nov
Precedents
1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Customer's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy as set out in Schedule [insert] as updated by the...
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9th Nov
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Source of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism thematic review, published in March...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out when organisations must appoint a nominated officer, the duties of the nominated officer and practical steps nominated...
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9th Nov

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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...
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18th Nov
Practice notes
All commissions constitute the giving of a financial advantage, although they will not necessarily be bribes.Commissions may be facilitation payments,...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 18th Nov
Practice notes
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...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 18th Nov
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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 18th Nov
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Corporate criminal liability for bribery—section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010This offence can only be committed by relevant commercial organisations...
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18th Nov
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This Practice Note contains a comparison table showing differences and similarities between the US Foreign Corrupt Practice Act 1977 (FCPA 1977) and...
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18th Nov
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The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) was passed to ensure the UK’s compliance with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD)...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 18th Nov
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Background to the Foreign Corrupt Practices ActThe US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a broad and very well-enforced piece of legislation that...
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18th Nov
Practice notes
SFO’s key policies on prosecuting bribery offencesThe Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is the lead investigating and prosecuting body for corporate bribery...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Agnoli of Simmons & Simmons 17th Nov
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Due diligence measures for agents and intermediaries are summarised in Precedent: Anti-bribery and corruption—agents and intermediaries policy. This...
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16th Nov
Practice notes
Part 14 of the Companies Act 2006 (the CA 2006) and the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (PPERA 2000) contain provisions which...
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5th Nov
Practice notes
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...
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4th Nov
Practice notes
Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Brazil; Canada; China; Denmark; France; Germany; Greece; Hong...
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4th Nov
Precedents
1General informationDate of this report[Insert date]Date of last report[Insert date]Name and status of person submitting report[Insert name and...
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6th Oct
Q&As
SRA requirementsThe SRA does not give a list of regulatory requirements on anti-bribery and corruption.However, it does require you to:•identify,...
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28th Sep
Q&As
Agent, intermediary or supplier?Your organisation can be held liable for acts of bribery by associated persons.The scope of this definition is broad...
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28th Sep
Q&As
Please note, this Q&A only considers UK bribery legislation.Payment of commissionsWe refer you to Practice Note: Commission, which outlines how all...
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28th Sep
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De minimis non curat lex means ‘the law cares not for small things’. But the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) demonstrates that this may not be true. BA...
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Produced in partnership with Adrian Maxwell of St John's Chambers 28th Sep
Q&As
Commercial organisations which have identified involvement in corruption, whether directly or by an associated person, should seek expert advice...
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28th Sep
Precedents

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