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  • 07 Jan 2019 9:02 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    “The substantial prison sentences imposed in this case reflect the seriousness of the bribery and corruption,” SFO Director Lisa Osofsky said.

    https://www.complianceweek.com/blogs/global-glimpses/sfo-former-global-sales-director-of-alstom-power-sentenced-for-corruption#.XDJ7BrrFLSI


  • 10 Dec 2018 8:22 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The report, by Transparency International, examined the UK’s overseas territories, many of which act as tax havens for companies around the world to launder illegally obtained funds through.

    https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/13636/report-250-billion-fraud-uk-tax-havens-greater-sum-20-years-foreign-aid-budget

  • 03 Dec 2018 2:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Forty percent of those in in-house legal or compliance roles have sometimes felt under pressure to approve third-party engagement despite anti-bribery and corruption red flags

    https://www.cdr-news.com/categories/fcpa/8825-under-pressure-to-ignore-bribery-red-flags



  • 26 Nov 2018 2:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Select Committee on the Bribery Act 2010 hears evidence from international experts on bribery law and senior officials from the National Crime Agency (NCA).

    https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/bribery-act-2010/news-parliament-2017/international-experts-nca-bribery-session/

  • 26 Nov 2018 2:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Select Committee on the Bribery Act 2010 hears evidence from the NHS Counter Fraud Authority, NHS Counter Fraud Services, barristers and solicitors.

    https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/bribery-act-2010/news-parliament-2017/nhs-counter-fraud-bribery-session/

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Daily Mail's chief sports reporter Martin Samuel has called for changes to the individual betting market in football, which he believes are open to exploitation.

    https://www.skysports.com/watch/video/sports/football/11557278/betting-corruption-is-made-too-easy



  • 12 Nov 2018 6:41 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    How is it possible to ensure anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) programs detect risks in third-party relationships?

    https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/bribery-and-corruption-know-your-abc-10683/


  • 04 Nov 2018 9:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally found that clauses in many of Compare the Market’s contracts with home insurers break competition law and could lead to higher premiums for customers.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/insurer/3677841/cma-accuses-compare-the-market-of-breaking-competition-law

  • 04 Nov 2018 9:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two men have been sentenced for bribery, transferring criminal property and money laundering at the Inner London Crown Court after they worked together to inflate equipment prices in return for commission payments.


    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1137/international_business_bribery_investigation_sees

  • 04 Nov 2018 9:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Select Committee on the Bribery Act 2010 hears evidence from the City of London Police, the Serious Fraud Office and the Financial Conduct Authority about how the UK deals with bribery cases, whether there is sufficient funding and resources, and what improvements could be made.


    https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/bribery-act-2010/news-parliament-2017/london-city-police-evidence-session/

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