Tag Archives: Whistle-blowing

Bribery Act 2010

Bribery Act 2010

The United Kingdom’s Bribery Act 2010 (text) creates a new offence under section 7 which can be committed by commercial organisations which fail to prevent persons associated with them from bribing another person on their behalf. An organisation that can prove it has adequate procedures in place to prevent persons associated with it from bribing will have a […]

OECD raises concerns over UK anti-bribery practices

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has challenged the UK’s transparency and resources in resolving cases of foreign bribery. In its report published this week, the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery said that “the opaque process and low-level of information available about settlements may fail to instill public and judicial confidence.” The OECD Working Group […]