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Closing the chinks in the armour - sentencing corporate offenders
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2014

On 31 January 2014, the Sentencing Council published its definitive guideline on the sentencing of corporate offenders found guilty of offences for


The treatment of bribes and secret commissions in civil litigation
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2015

The Supreme Court has enhanced the scope for recovery of bribes or secret commissions received by an agent in breach of its fiduciary duty to its


Sentencing of corporate offenders for fraud, bribery and money laundering
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2014

On 31 January 2014, the Sentencing Council for England and Wales published its definitive guidelines on the sentencing of corporates found guilty of


Anti-bribery and corruption in the UK and Netherlands - a comparative view
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Netherlands, United Kingdom
  • July 7 2014

A comparative analysis of the recent British Bankers Association Anti-Bribery and Corruption Guidance and the Dutch Central Bank Guidance


The SFO response to consultation on DPAs: key features
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Innospec Limited: first ‘global settlement’ between a cooperating company and the UK and US authorities
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • 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


Focus on insurance brokers: FSA final report on brokers’ anti-bribery and corruption controls
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2010

The FSA has published its final report on anti-bribery and corruption in commercial insurance broking which concludes that the approach of broker firms to higher risk business with third parties has been too informal, with many brokers failing to apply a risk-based approach to anti-bribery and corruption in practice