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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

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

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

Statement on money laundering controls in overseas jurisdictions

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

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

SFO obtains civil recovery order against AMEC plc

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

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

UK Bribery Bill: ten things you should know

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 10 2010

The corporate community has become accustomed to the US authorities frequently investigating and prosecuting offences under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA

City of London Corporation’s report on avoiding corruption risks in City businesses

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 27 2010

Transparency International (TI) has published its report for the City of London Corporation focusing on corruption risks in financial services firms and the potential impact of the Bribery Act 2010 on the sector once it comes into force

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

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

The traditional role of the in-house lawyer is changing

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