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FSA review of insurance brokers’ anti-bribery and corruption controls

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 16 2009

The FSA has published some of the interim findings arising from its review of commercial insurance brokers' anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls

Statement on money laundering controls in overseas jurisdictions

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2009

HM Treasury has issued a notice advising about risks posed by unsatisfactory money laundering controls in a number of jurisdictions

The SFO response to consultation on DPAs: key features

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 24 2014

Deferred Prosecution Agreements ("DPA") are available to UK prosecutors from 24 February 2014. On 14 February 2014 the UK's Serious Fraud Office

SFO obtains civil recovery order against AMEC plc

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2009

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has obtained a Civil Recovery Order of approximately £5 million against AMEC Plc, an international engineering and project management firm

FSA enforcement - powers and tools

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 10 2010

The FSA's new policy on assessment of enforcement penalties for corrupt and fraudulent acts is now in force and applies to conduct occurring after 6 March 2010

Innospec Limited: first ‘global settlement’ between a cooperating company and the UK and US authorities

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 26 2010

Innospec Limited, a subsidiary of Innospec Inc., a NASDAQ-listed company based in the US, and a manufacturer of a lead-based anti-knock fuel additive called Tetraethyl lead (‘TEL’), pleaded guilty in the UK in Southwark Crown Court on 18 March 2010 to charges brought under section 1 of the Criminal Law Act 1977 of conspiring to give or agree to give corrupt payments (contrary to section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906) to Government Officials in Indonesia as inducements to secure, or as rewards for having secured, contracts with the Indonesian Government for the supply of TEL

First British whistleblower jailed over bribes to Greek officials

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 10 2010

Robert Dougall, a former vice-president of Leeds-based healthcare products company DePuy International, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, became the first British whistleblower to be prosecuted by the SFO and imprisoned for involvement with corruption

The Bribery Bill

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 20 2009

Mounting pressure over the last eleven years for reform of the law relating to bribery and corruption in the UK has resulted in the announcement this week in the Queen’s Speech in Parliament that the government intends a new Bribery Bill to be enacted within the next Parliamentary session

Reforming bribery - the draft legislation

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2009

In its report published on 20 November 2008, the Law Commission sought to tackle accusations that the UK is failing to deal with corporate corruption matters by proposing a long awaited radical overhaul of the bribery laws in England and Wales

Compliance and the in-house lawyer: the pressure is on

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 23 2010

The traditional role of the in-house lawyer is changing