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UK Sentencing Council issues definitive guideline for fraud, bribery and money laundering offenses by corporate offenders

  • Jenner & Block
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 7 2014

On January 31, 2014, following months of public consultation, the Sentencing Council for England and Wales (Sentencing Council) promulgated its

United Kingdom Fraud Office hardens stance on self-reporting rules

  • Jenner & Block
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 31 2012

Following a reworking of policies in relation to the United Kingdom's Bribery Act, the country's Serious Fraud Office ("SFO"), which handles offenses

New UK Bribery Act guidance covers facilitation payments, self-reporting and hospitality

  • Jenner & Block
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 12 2012

On October 9, 2012, the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) issued revisions to its official Guidance for the Bribery Act of 2010 (“Revisions”

Smith & Nephew PLC settlement illustrates pitfalls of ignoring red flags

  • Jenner & Block
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  • Greece, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 30 2012

A London-based medical device company, Smith & Nephew PLC, has settled an FCPA matter with DOJ and SEC involving bribes to public sector doctors in Greece by U.S. and German subsidiaries of Smith & Nephew

U.K. publishes official Guidance for Bribery Act 2010

  • Jenner & Block
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2011

On March 30, 2011, the United Kingdom's Ministry of Justice published its long-awaited official Guidance for the Bribery Act 2010

The UK’s new Bribery Act

  • Jenner & Block
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 20 2010

On April 8, 2010, British lawmakers passed a comprehensive Bribery Act 2010 (the Act

Innospec Inc.

  • Jenner & Block
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 20 2010

Innospec Inc., a Delaware corporation, pleaded guilty to defrauding the United Nations (UN), to violating the FCPA, and to violating the U.S. embargo against Cuba

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office criticized for lenient sentencing recommendations and its authority to enter plea agreements is questioned

  • Jenner & Block
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 20 2010

In two recent FCPA enforcement cases prosecuted by the SFO, the British courts in question perceived the SFO's sentencing recommendations as too lenient and even question the SFO's authority to enter settlements

U.K. enacts Bribery Act 2010 as a major foreign bribery legislative reform

  • Jenner & Block
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 20 2010

In April 2010, the British Parliament passed a comprehensive modern Bribery Act

Scottish Lion: UK court permits solvent scheme to proceed to merits hearing over U.S. policyholder objections

  • Jenner & Block
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 16 2010

For nearly a year, the Scottish Lion Insurance Company, Limited ("Scottish Lion"), an insurance company that wrote coverage in the London insurance market, has been litigating with its creditors (policyholders), including many U.S. creditors, to permit it to enter into what is known under U.K. law as a solvent scheme of arrangement