Opinion: As Rolls resolution confirms DPA’s on the menu without Self Report we argue (again) for bigger discounts for companies who Self Report.
Opinion: SFO’s second DPA – A moderate step in the right direction. Could do better.
Civil Settlement for Scottish Company which self-reported violations of Section 1 & Section 7 of the Bribery Act highlights difference of approach North of the Border
The chronology of an SFO investigation – by Alun Milford GC of the SFO
Hat trick for the SFO: First Section 7 Bribery Act Admission outside of a DPA* by Sweett Group PLC
Information Processing Biases – Continued (By Etai Biran)
The View From Cockspur Street: “Misconception” SFO doesn’t want internal investigations. We say – remember the golden rule…
When is debarment, not debarment. EU Self Cleaning rules are a welcome dose of reality.
Information Processing biases: By Etai Biran
Bounded Rationality, Heuristics and Biases by Etai Biran
Swimming against the tide. Why most compliance programs don’t work.
Opinion: Happy 5th Birthday The Bribery Act – you’re now a toddler.
Christmas Comes Early: SFO Scores 1st Bribery Act Convictions
Opinion: If your anti-bribery policy is more than three pages, it probably won’t work
5 top tips on how to handle the SFO from Alun Milford…GC of the SFO
BREAKING: OPINION: SFO faces disastrous new closure threat from Theresa May at the Home Office
SFO GC. Alun Milford. Read my lips. This is what we want.
OPINION: SFO’s Ben Morgan comments on Self Reporting post Innospec 4. We say: not *quite* so fast.
OPINION: GSK. Drip. Drip. Drip. Our solution.
Another SFO success. Bruce Hall sentenced and subject to aggressive use of UK money laundering laws by SFO.
OPINION: Light at the end of the tunnel & a review of the last 12 months from David Green QC
BREAKING: UK govt. wholesale review of anti-bribery and white collar crime enforcement
Opinion: SFO say Self Report as early as possible. We say (just like they do). Not so fast…
City of London Police Overseas Anti-Corruption Unit puts out bribery consequences video. Announces launch of whistle blow template.
Cooperation. Cooperation. Cooperation. The name of the game if you want a DPA from next week.
YES, YES, YES, YEEES, YEEEEES, YEEEEESSSSS. But. SFO Director repeats benefits of Self Reporting. Again.
Opinion: All hat & no cows? Not quite. HALF of SFO resources now devoted to corruption cases.
Opinion: SFO confirm 8 Bribery Act ‘Projects’ – enforcement rhetoric will convert into action.
An open letter from SFO Director David Green on facilitation payments that you don’t know about.
New Joint Head of Bribery & Corruption Appointed at the SFO
Building on compliance? Construction sector survey due out soon.
BSI and City of London Police announce joint initiative to tackle anti-bribery compliance apathy
UK government denies intends to water down Bribery Act. We say. Money. Money. Money.
Alex and the corporate hospitality work-around. Really?
Pure Gold: “A Compliance and Ethics Program on a Dollar a Day” by Joe Murphy
SFO Case Round Up: 15 cases in development incl. pre/post Bribery Act matters
Botched bribery attempt results in Bribery Act Conviction No. 3 for son of Chinese Foreign Public Official
Civil Recovery Orders – still on the SFO menu.
Top of the Pops: The SFO top 10 – expect results.
Image Sensing Systems reports probe into possible violations of the UK Bribery Act to DOJ & SEC following Polish investigation
(Contrarian) Opinion: Corporate crime in the UK. A shift in public perception?
Opinion: Don’t buy snake oil. Why a lack of Bribery Act prosecutions should not signal complacency.
UK Self Reporting 101 & why it still makes sense in the right case.
Self Reporting to SFO almost doubles in a year
Self Reporting in Scotland
SFO Director on SFO bribery work, a reality check & a note to impatient critics
Sign of things to come: The DPP Guidelines on cases with shared jurisdiction. AKA, another brick in the wall, post Innospec.
SFO Director David Green CB QC: on SFO guidance – there won’t be any more from us. That’s not our job.
SFO Director David Green CB QC: on ongoing Bribery Act investigations – sage words for any investigation.
SFO Director David Green CB QC: on corporate hospitality
The real compliance nightmare. Badly thought out compliance requests. Share yours with us!
Opinion: SFO budget is just not enough. Lessons learned from Asil Nadir guilty verdict & his two parrots.
With the greatest respect. We disagree with Mike.
Spot the difference – 8 Ingredients for a Civil Recovery Order
Publishing proves riskier than you think: Oxford University Press settles with SFO in bribery case & hands over dividends
READ IT! Transparency International UK – guidance for anti-bribery due diligence in mergers, acquisitions and investments
SFO Director unveils SFO shake up & intention to put ‘Serious’ & ‘Fraud’ back into the SFO
Collapse in Serious Fraud Office raids highlights need for action
Part 2 – When it all goes wrong: How Are Gain and Benefit Calculated?
Scottish Civil Recovery Unit cooperates with law enforcement agencies to ensure “there is no place in Scotland for those who want a lifestyle funded by crime”
Part 1 – When it goes wrong: penalties for bribery
Key ingredients of a compliance program
Take our 1 minute Bribery Act survey
Facilitation Payments & duress…a contradiction in terms?
Opinion: Order Order: Let’s get some perspective & be careful what you wish for
BREAKING: Wake up call for Investment Banks FSA finds major shortcomings sparks guidance for ALL firms
13,623 reasons to worry if involved in Bribery with a toppled regime
UK Suspicious Activity Reports: Some facts & figures
“Government driving out convicted crooks from procurement process”
Self reporting: The skinny.
Risk assess the pros and cons of Self Reporting
SFO confirms Self Reporting doubles since Bribery Act
Days numbered for the Flat Earth Society: SFO lays out its Bribery Act activity since July 1
SFO identifies questions it will ask to establish if there is tone at the top
The SFO’s view on corporate hospitality
Defending an SFO claim against shareholder dividends or how to avoid a reversal of fortune
Four convicted of commercial corruption receive lengthy jail terms in the UK
The world is your oyster but are your procedures to prevent bribery ‘Adequate’? – find out what your peers do.
What happens in practice? Confidential information offered to contract bidders
SFO Director on Self Reporting guidance – under review & opinions sought on formal investigations
Order. Order: What Mabey & the recovery of dividends really means.
E-learning compliance January Sale 40% off & try it for free!
The Bribery Act – having an impact on facilitation payments or just hype?
Wake up call: SFO threatens non-executive directors with search warrants & dawn raids
Why individuals must not be left out on a limb in Deferred Prosecution Agreement proposals
Commercial bribery may not be on the agenda in the US – but is in the UK
Merry Christmas from the Royal Mail: Postmen (and women) – tips could violate Bribery Act
Hello, Mr Alderman of the Serious Fraud Office is on the line…
The view from accross the channel & the SFO approach to long arm jurisdiction
It’s not our first Rodeo *but* it is our first Rodeo in Texas – join us in Houston next week
Never judge a book by its cover: Why the first ‘Bribery Act’ case isn’t
Alex, his PA the PA ‘kickbacks’ & how to spot them
What do Mars bars and the first Bribery Act prosecution have in common?
BREAKING: We’ll see your new FCPA guidance and raise you: SFO plans Self Reporting guidance to be updated
SFO Confidential: whistle-blowing made easy – but will it drive self reporting?
Key questions posed by Solicitor General & SFO in Deferred Prosecution Agreement proposal & consultation so far
We report on UK Deferred Prosecution Agreement proposal & consultation
Open & shut: Bribery Act conviction after News International sting
Beware: Partners, directors, managers & company secretaries of corporates in the cross hairs
“It is going to happen…” – SFO position hardens as it issues dawn raid threat over bribery