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Bribery and corruption toolkit
A toolkit to guide users through Practical Law's UK, US and international content on bribery and corruption.
UK resources: general bribery and corruption information
Bribery Act 2010: toolkit (www.practicallaw.com/9-503-9451) provides a guide to Practical Law's resources on the Bribery Act 2010, including materials on:
Advising the board of directors (for example, Standard document, Memorandum to board of directors on the Bribery Act 2010 (www.practicallaw.com/9-502-4652)).
Putting in place adequate procedures to prevent bribery (for example, Practice note, Bribery Act 2010: anti-corruption policies (www.practicallaw.com/9-502-3153)).
Transactional considerations (for example, Practice note, Bribery Act 2010: application to commercial agreements (www.practicallaw.com/4-506-7875)).
UK resources: bribery and corruption content for the financial services industry
Checklist, FCA anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls (www.practicallaw.com/3-504-6925) summarises good practices in managing bribery and corruption risk that have been identified in financial services firms. It is designed to be used by firms to check whether they have effective anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls in place that comply with the FCA's financial crime requirements.
Bribery Act 2010: compliance and enforcement issues for financial institutions (www.practicallaw.com/6-504-4741) considers the implications of the Bribery Act 2010 for banks and other financial institutions (including insurance firms, asset management firms, hedge funds and private equity houses), and the practical steps firms should take to comply with the new regime.
Bribery and corruption: FSA thematic work (www.practicallaw.com/2-505-1111) provides an overview of the FSA's thematic work to reduce the risk of bribery and corruption in the financial services sector, before the FCA took over its financial crime responsibilities on 1 April 2013.
FCA's financial crime guide (www.practicallaw.com/9-509-0166) gives an overview of the FCA's regulatory guide on financial crime which came into force on 9 December 2011. It is designed to help firms establish, implement and maintain more effective financial crime policies, systems and controls.
US resources: general bribery and corruption information
Bribery and corruption toolkit (www.practicallaw.com/9-502-9452) sets out Practical Law's resources designed to help in-house counsel comply with anti-bribery and corruption laws and regulations, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977.
US resources: bribery and corruption content for the healthcare industry
Article, Recent changes in the anti-corruption landscape for healthcare companies (www.practicallaw.com/7-504-5052) looks at developments in the enforcement of anti-corruption laws in the healthcare sector.
International resources: general bribery and corruption information
The Corporate Crime, Fraud and Investigations Multi-jurisdictional Guide brings together a range of information on current cross-border issues in this area and country-specific Q&A guides for the key jusrisdictions around the world.
The global clampdown on bribery and corruption (www.practicallaw.com/3-386-4908) considers legislation and enforcement trends in relation to bribery and corruption in:
Foreign bribery: risky business (www.practicallaw.com/1-376-0596) explains the legal risks that European companies and their executives face in the area of foreign bribery and sets out some of the steps they can take to minimise these risks.
International resources: specific bribery and corruption information
Practice note, Bribery, corruption and money laundering in international arbitration (www.practicallaw.com/4-383-0989). The effect of allegations of bribery, corruption and money laundering made in, or touching upon, international arbitration proceedings, is a developing area of law. This note is a practical and conceptual guide to considering and resolving the key questions that tend to arise.
Books online: bribery and corruption content
A Eissa and R Barber, Confiscation Law Handbook (Bloomsbury Professional, September 2011 edition, 2011 reviews the issues relevant to criminal law professionals and the confiscation provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, including the growing area of civil recovery provisions.
G Godfrey, Neate and Godfrey: Bank Confidentiality (Bloomsbury Professional, 5th Edition, 2011 covers the issues of bank confidentiality and bank secrecy, comparing differences between jurisdictions and examining the increasing erosion of secrecy worldwide.