What The UK Bribery Act 'Is' And 'Is Not'

Law360, New York (May 11, 2011, 2:19 PM EDT) -- Recent commentary on the U.K. Bribery Act of 2010 and related guidance has been excellent at describing the potential impact of the act on multinational companies and contrasting it with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Thus, most ethics and compliance professionals now know what the U.K. act "is" (especially in contrast to the FCPA provisions). What seems lacking in the literature is some exposition on what the U.K. act "is not."

The U.K. act is not morally or ethically superior to the FCPA, a supra-set...
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