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Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Compliance

The UK Bribery Act and Senior Officers: personal liability focuses the mind

How do you go about removing or reducing the "consent/connive" risk? There is extensive guidance on how to implement a corporate bribery compliance programme, but no guidance on measures which individual directors should take. Recent OFT competition law guidance (in the context of whether it will seek a "competition disqualification order" (CDO) against a director following a competition law breach by his company) does however provide a useful parallel… Continue Reading
Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Compliance, Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends, Financial Institution Regulation

D&O Liability Insurance: The impact of the Bribery Act

The Bribery Act may impact on D&O Liability Insurance in a number of respects. In the first instance, it should be noted that, while it will depend on the specific terms of the D&O policy in question, claims where fraud or dishonesty has been proven (or admitted by the director, officer or commercial organisation) will usually be excluded.… Continue Reading

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