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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 9 Nov 2016

UK Bribery Act - keeping to the rules

Anyone who thought that the Bribery Act 2011 might not impact real estate should pause for thought. Whilst most companies have put strict policies in


Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 8 Jul 2016

Supreme Court Vacates Corruption Conviction of Former Virginia Governor

On June 27, 2016, the United States Supreme Court unanimously vacated the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges and


Ogier | United Kingdom, Jersey | 20 Dec 2013

Clarification in Jersey on the law relating to bribery and constructive trusteeship litigation

A recent decision of the Royal Court, Lloyds Trust Co (CI) Limited v. Fragoso 2013 JRC 211, has clarified the basis upon which professional


Bennett Jones LLP | Canada | 5 Feb 2013

Canada moves to strengthen anti-bribery legislation

On February 5, 2013, the Government of Canada announced important amendments to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA). It is


Latham & Watkins LLP | United Kingdom | 1 Oct 2012

Serious Fraud Office exercises civil recovery powers in respect of parent company assets

The SFO has exercised its powers to seek civil recovery of the proceeds of crime once again, resulting in an Order against Oxford Publishing Limited to pay almost £1.9 million.


BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 8 Nov 2011

The final whistle?

High-profile reports such as the BBC Panorama’s uncovering of shocking mistreatment of mentally ill patients at the Winterbourne View care-home or this week’s revelations of financial mismanagement at Japanese electronics company Olympus causing a fall in share price by as much as 30 demonstrate the power of whistleblowing and the negative effects a public disclosure can have on a business.


Mintz | USA, United Kingdom | 8 Sep 2011

UK Bribery Act: understanding & mitigating risks

US companies doing business throughout the world, having become comfortable with compliance programs under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, must now brace for new enforcement initiatives compelled by the UK Bribery Act of 2010, which went into effect in July 2011.


Dorsey & Whitney LLP | USA | 27 Jul 2011

News Corporation

In the wake of allegations of police bribery by journalists at the News of the World, U.S. lawmakers have called for investigations into whether Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, which is incorporated in the United States, violated the FCPA by allegedly bribing law enforcement officials to gain access to private telephone information and records.


Fenwick Elliott Solicitors | United Kingdom | 15 Jul 2011

The Bribery Act 2011 - what you need to know

In this inaugral issue find out what you need to know about the long awaited Bribery Act.


RPC | United Kingdom | 24 Jun 2011

Corporates facing criminal penalties need certainty when self-reporting

On Monday of this week I reported in the Financial Times the increasing reliance by the OFT on whistleblowers who come to the OFT through its leniency programme to reveal details of anti-competitive arrangements in exchange for immunity from civil fines and criminal penalties.

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