UK Bribery Act Comes To Life

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 10:57 AM EDT) -- On Aug. 14, 2013, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) charged three British nationals with offenses under the U.K Bribery Act 2010. This is the first Bribery Act prosecution brought by the SFO. While it is impossible to discern a pattern from one action, this prosecution may indicate the beginning of active enforcement by the SFO. This interpretation is consistent with the uncompromising, prosecution-led stance favored by the current director of the SFO, David Green.[1]

The Charges

The SFO charged the former CEO and financial controller of...
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