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  • 28 May 2018 9:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Glencore's chief executive is set to receive almost £90m in dividend payouts this week, just days after it emerged the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is preparing to open a bribery investigation into the company.

    http://www.cityam.com/286071/glencores-chief-executive-line-gbp87m-payout-week-just-days

  • 20 May 2018 10:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The House of Lords has appointed an ad hoc select committee to consider and report on the Bribery Act 2010.

    http://www.scottishlegal.com/article/lords-select-committee-appointed-to-examine-bribery-act-2010


     


  • 14 May 2018 12:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Property tycoon accused of bribing the  politicians after secretly taped telephone calls emerged in High Court judgment issued last week


    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5722327/Tory-donor-embroiled-43m-fraud-allegations-accused-bribing-Caribbean-politicians.html

  • 07 May 2018 1:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Despite new corporate criminal liability laws, the scale of bribery and corruption has shown no improvement globally since 2012.

    http://www.professionalsecurity.co.uk/news/commercial-security/little-impact-on-corruption/

  • 07 May 2018 1:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    97% of middle market construction firms consider themselves at risk of falling foul of anti-money laundering and anti-bribery legislation according to the latest YouGov survey, commissioned by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM

    https://www.pbctoday.co.uk/news/planning-construction-news/construction-firms-vulnerable-to-money-laundering/40923/

  • 30 Apr 2018 9:24 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    With a significant minority of respondents still willing to justify unethical acts, is enforcement a deterrent and is management doing enough to tackle these challenges?

    https://fraudsurveys.ey.com/ey-global-fraud-survey-2018/the-effectiveness-of-anti-corruption-efforts/

  • 30 Apr 2018 9:19 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The scale of bribery and corruption has shown no improvement globally since 2012, despite the unprecedented level of enforcement activity and introduction of new corporate criminal liability laws in that time.


    https://fraudsurveys.ey.com/media/1503/global-fraud-survey-2018-global-press-release.pdf


  • 22 Apr 2018 10:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK's Serious Fraud Office has opened a criminal investigation into "suspected corruption" in the conduct of Ultra Electronics' Algeria business.

    http://www.cityam.com/284307/serious-fraud-office-opens-criminal-investigation-into

  • 15 Apr 2018 7:55 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In the first contested prosecution under section 7 of the UK's Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act"), a London-based interiors company has been found guilty of the 'corporate offence' of failing to prevent bribery.


    http://www.mondaq.com/uk/x/690180/Bribery+Update+Are+Your+Procedures+Adequate

  • 09 Apr 2018 3:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    UK businesses are reporting an increase in the occurrences of bribery and corruption, according to a new study.

    https://www.consultancy.uk/news/16518/quarter-of-uk-businesses-asked-to-pay-bribes-in-2017

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