Bribery Act raises corporate liability questions

Bribery Act raises corporate liability questions


LONDON – Test cases will be required to assess the full legal risks posed by the corporate liability provisions of the UK Bribery Act, according to legal experts. A consultation paper issued by the UK government on September 14 to give the industry guidance on Section 9 of the Act, which covers corporate measures for preventing bribery, is restricted to a principles-based approach that confirms the role of prosecutorial discretion for future corruption cases.

“There are references in the paper

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