Tag Archives: Bribery Act 2010

First sentence under the new Bribery Act

Munir Patel has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment, following his conviction under the new UK Bribery Act.  He pleaded guilty to receiving a bribe of £500 in exchange for offering to change a record at the Magistrates’ Court where … Continue reading

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Bribe Payers’ Index – Could Do Better

Transparency International have just released the 2011 Bribe Payers’ Index – a ranking of relative business incorruptibility amongst the World’s leading trading nations.  Because it’s based on perception it’s a rather subjective survey, but it gives an overview of the … Continue reading

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New! Improved! Bribery Act 2010 is here!

My daughter tells me that the Bribery Act is trending on Twitter today – a sign either that teen-aged kids have suddenly developed an interest in compliance matters, or that the corporate world has made yet another stride forward in … Continue reading

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The Men (and Women) from the Ministry

I know that you are all struggling hard to contain your excitement, but it’s now only two days until the Bribery Act (2010) takes full effect.  Savvy companies – and those, like BAe who have already had their fingers burned – … Continue reading

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