UK Bribery Act guidance fails to clarify compliance issues


New guidance from the Ministry of Justice and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) on the UK's Bribery Act does not clear up issues of prosecutorial discretion, according to first responses to the papers.

The papers are designed to clarify both the way in which the new bribery laws will be enforced and the appropriate procedures that firms can put in place to make sure they are not liable. However, sources have responded by saying that, while the guidance does help in some areas, it also muddies the w