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Bribery Act deferred prosecution agreements

United Kingdom - January 8 2014 The Bribery Act 2010 has been in force since July 2011, but we still await the first prosecution under the Act for the offence of failure to prevent…

Howard Cohen, Andrew Barber

The Bribery Act – has it made a difference?

United Kingdom - October 15 2013 Bribery and corruption risk repeatedly appears at or near the top of compliance risks faced by businesses today. This is particularly the case for…

Howard Cohen, Andrew Barber

Commission proposes ABC policy disclosure

European Union - April 26 2013 The Commission has published a proposal to amend accounting legislation for large companies to improve disclosure on social and environmental matters…

FSA fines for clearance to deal failings

United Kingdom - February 22 2013 FSA has fined Nestor Healthcare Group Limited£175,000 for failing to take adequate steps to ensure that its board members and senior executives…

OECD calls for more international anti-corruption action

Global - December 21 2012 OECD is disappointed that so few jurisdictions are making serious efforts to counter corrupt activities by foreign entities within their jurisdictions.