It is very common for employers to pay employees by direct deposit, and an increasing number pay employees with payroll debit cards. Beginning March
Having received Royal Assent on 8 April 2011, the much anticipated Bribery Act 2010 came into force in England and Wales on 1 July 2011.
Guardian News & Media, owner of the Guardian and Observer, has revised its internal editorial guidelines and beefed up the sections that protect privacy.
Private equity investors carrying on business in the United Kingdom could be prosecuted for bribes paid anywhere in the world by directors and employees of the companies they own or have significant control over, a risk emphasised in a recent speech by Richard Alderman, the director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
It is clear that one of the most (if not the most) effective deterrents to being involved in a serious competition law breach is the risk of personal liability.
Pursuant to its obligations under the Council of Europe Convention on Corruption 1999 and the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Officials in International Business Transactions the States of Jersey enacted the above law (the “Law”) which came into force on 6 March 2007.
Directors and Officers ("D&O") Liability Insurance is insurance cover available to the directors or officers of a commercial organisation, or to the organisation itself, for investigation or defence costs or damages incurred in respect of an investigation, prosecution or civil claim for alleged wrongful acts (while acting in their capacity as directors or officers of a commercial organisation).
The Ministry of Justice has recently announced that the long awaited Bribery Act 2010 will come into force on 1 July this year.
Two Company Directors at the engineering firm, Mabey & Johnson, have been jailed for paying bribes to secure engineering contracts with the Iraqi government.
This international bulletin, produced quarterly, contains a summary of enforcement for data protection breaches across most of our offices during the last three months.