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UK Government announces consultation on extension of corporate "failure to prevent" offence
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2016

The UK government is considering a new law that would significantly extend companies' potential criminal liability for crimes committed by their


British Chancery Court Decision Approves Use Of Predictive Coding In Discovery
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2016

Pyrrho Invs. Ltd. v. MWB Property Ltd. 2016 EWHC 256 (Ch.) is reported to be the first instance of an English court approving the use of predictive


U.K. Financial Conduct Authority Introduces New Rules On Whistleblowing
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2015

The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently issued a policy statement with new rules regarding whistleblowing in the financial services


Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) business guide - 2015 mid-year update
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Brazil, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2015

The first half of 2015 witnessed a number of important developments in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) enforcement. Although both the DOJ and


British jury convicts former innospec executives for bribing Indonesian officials
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2014

The lengthy corruption investigation of specialty chemical company Innospec, which spanned many years and two continents, finally came to an end on


UK Sentencing Council issues definitive guideline for fraud, bribery and money laundering offenses by corporate offenders
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 LLP
  • Greece, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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 LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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