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MacRoberts LLP | USA, United Kingdom | 6 Aug 2010

Whistleblowing: a million dollar business?

Under new US legislation, individuals who whistleblow in relation to corrupt activities stand to make millions from their disclosure.

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MacRoberts LLP | USA, United Kingdom | 13 Jul 2010

Bribery penalties reach record levels

Technip, a leading worldwide engineering and construction company, has agreed to pay $338 million to avoid US prosecution and settle civil claims in relation to charges for conspiracy and violation of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977 ("FCPA").

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MacRoberts LLP | USA, United Kingdom | 23 Apr 2010

The UK Bribery Act 2010 v Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977: how different are they and should your business be concerned?

Although the new UK Bribery Act 2010 (the "Bribery Act") is similar in many respects to the existing anti-bribery provisions of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (as amended) ("FCPA"), overall, the Bribery Act is considered to be broader and more robust than the FCPA.

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