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Beware the Bribery Act 2010

In November 2011 an administration clerk at Redbridge Magistrates’ Court in Essex, became the first individual to be convicted of a personal offence under the Bribery Act 2010 (the Act) when he was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment for bribery.

However, of greater concern to companies may be the corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery by a person associated with their organisation, which carries an unlimited fine for the company, as a penalty. Below, employment solicitor Mike Tremeer of Fladgate LLP sets out 10 points for organisations to consider which will limit this risk. More…

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