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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 10 Sep 2012

Bribery Act bites

Although discussion on the Bribery Act 2010 has centred mainly on the private sector, it does apply, albeit on a more limited basis to public organisations and bodies

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 7 Aug 2012

Bribery Act bites

Although there has been just a single conviction under the Bribery Act an English court clerk was successfully prosecuted under the Act for accepting bribes since it came into effect on 1 July last year, there is no room for complacency.

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Jul 2012

Bribery Act 2010 no room for complacency

Only a month after lodging a report with Parliament noting that ministers needed more time to decide the matter, the UK Government has announced that the UK will be the first country in the world to have mandatory GHG emissions reporting by companies.

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 11 Nov 2011

News round-up

We reported last month that the Government was proposing to introduce fees to the Employment Tribunal system.

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 7 Jul 2011

Mitigating the Bribery Act risk: self-reporting in Scotland

In conjunction with the Bribery Act 2010 coming into force on 1 July 2011 the Scottish Crown Office has now issued Guidance confirming that it will trial (up to 30 June 2012) a self-reporting mechanism for business in relation to incidents of corruption.

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 13 Jun 2011

Bribery Act 2010: compliance

As you will be aware, the Bribery Act 2010 is coming into force on 1 July 2011.

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Jun 2011

The public sector and the Bribery Act 2010: getting prepared for 1 July 2011

The Bribery Act 2010 is due to come into force on 1 July 2011.

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 14 Apr 2011

What changed this month?

From 1 April, small businesses (companies with fewer than 10 employees) and genuine start-up businesses are exempt from new domestic regulations for three years.

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 8 Apr 2011

Bribery Act 2010 government confirms that the act will come into force on 1 July 2011

On 30 March 2011, the Government confirmed that the Bribery Act 2010 will come into force on 1 July 2011, the announcement being accompanied by the Government's finalised guidance on adequate procedures along with non-statutory "quick start" guidance.

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 31 Mar 2011

Bribery Act 2010 government confirms that the act will come into force on 1 July 2011

On 30 March 2011 the Government confirmed that the Bribery Act 2010 will come into force on 1 July 2011, the announcement being accompanied by the Government's finalised guidance on adequate procedures (see Government Guidance Report) along with non-statutory "quick start" guidance (see Quick Start Guide).

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