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Patel jailed for nine years

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2011

A warning was sent out today as the first person to be convicted under the Bribery Act was jailed for a total of nine years

Victor Dahdaleh charged with bribery

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • Bahrain, Canada
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  • October 25 2011

It was widely reported, yesterday, that the Serious Fraud Office have arrested and charged prominent Canadian investor Victor Dahdaleh with bribing officials of a Bahrainian state-owned smelting company

The first person found guilty of an offence under the U.K. Bribery Act

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 24 2011

Following on from my post about the first person to be charged under the U.K. Bribery Act, Munir Yakub Patel recently appeared before Southwark Crown Court to answer the charge that, in exchange for £500, he used his job as an administration clerk to avoid putting details of a traffic summons offence on a court database

The first person charged under the U.K. Bribery Act

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 1 2011

A court clerk, who allegedly accepted £500 for fixing a motoring offence, has the dubious honour of becoming the first person to be charged under the U.K. Bribery Act