4 UK Bribery Act Myths — Debunked

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 11:52 AM EDT) -- To the apprehension of companies worldwide, the United Kingdom Bribery Act was passed in April 2010 went into effect in July 2011. In the last three years, counsel have been advising companies as to the provisions and implications of the Bribery Act. Whether in “client alerts” emailed to companies or compliance training of affected corporate personnel, briefings regarding the Bribery Act have been ubiquitous. Particular attention has been focused on Section 7, the so-called “corporate offense” whereby companies can be held criminally liable for individuals’ violations...
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