<h1 class="entry-title">Category: Bribery Act 2010</h1>

Government is Reviewing the Bribery Act

The Government is reviewing the Bribery Act after business leaders claimed it was making it difficult for British firms to export goods. The Business Secretary, Sajid Javid, is inviting companies to comment on whether the tough anti-corruption measures are “a problem”. Critics fear it is a way of weakening the law at a time when […]

SFO Nails its First Convictions under New Bribery Laws

Three men were jailed for masterminding a 23 million pound biofuel investment scam on Monday, in the first convictions by Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) under tough new anti-bribery laws. The Britons were executives or agents of Sustainable AgroEnergy Plc, a company that promoted biofuel investment products linked to southeast Asian plantations of jatropha trees, […]

The Bribery Act 2010

The legislation has been passed… The consultation period has ended… The guidance has been published. Now, with effect from 1st July 2011 any company trading in the U.K. can be prosecuted if, in furtherance of the company business, one or more of its employees or representative’s are found guilty of bribing someone to do or not […]