Clarkslegal LLP - Solicitors in Reading and London

Events and Training

Anti bribery and corruption

An overview of the Bribery Act 2010, the offences that it creates and guidance to organisations to comply with the legislation.

Topics covered

  • The scope of the Bribery Act 2010
  • The activities to which bribery and corruption laws relate
  • Penalties for breach of anti corruption and bribery laws
  • The offences created under the Bribery Act 2010:
    • active bribery
    • passive bribery
    • bribing a foreign official, and
    • the corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery
  • Areas of concern: facilitation payments and corporate hospitality
  • Examination of guidance from the Ministry of Justice and Serious Fraud Office (regarding the offences and what is likely to be prosecuted)
  • The defence available to companies who have ‘adequate procedures’ in place to prevent bribery
  • Practical examination of the ‘adequate procedures’ defence and what organisations can/need to do to escape liability
  • Application of the above training to case studies


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