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The veteran mining executive Algy Cluff wrote to the FT last week in what was seen by some as the first salvo in an attempt revise (or even repeal) the Bribery Act. The prompt for Mr Cluff to put pen-to-paper … Continue reading

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Last week, the International Development Committee published a report on ‘Working Effectively in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States’. The Committee examined the Department for International Development’s proposed increase in aid and development assistance to fragile and conflict affected states by 2015. … Continue reading

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Richard Alderman, Director of the Serious Fraud Office dropped another clue yesterday about what “adequate procedures” might mean under the 2010 Bribery Act. The reference to checking tax calculations for evidence of bribery—as reported in today’s FT—seems to suggest that … Continue reading

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The long-awaited bribery legislation entered into force on July 1st. The Bribery Act is recognised as the strongest and most comprehensive anti-bribery legislation in the world. It will place the UK and British business at the frontlines of the fight … Continue reading

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The new Bribery Act strongly addresses the ‘supply side’ of bribery, by placing the onus on business not to pay bribes. However, we think that Government must do more to address the ‘demand side of bribery’ – that of extortion … Continue reading

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