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  • Opinion: As debate shifts from future of SFO to future of Theresa May we say: At last, fund the SFO properly. - Sunday, June 11, 2017 1:15 - 0 Comments
  • Why people bribe. What stops them. And what to do if you’re worried you’ve bribed someone. - Friday, January 27, 2017 8:20 - 0 Comments
  • Bribery is “less easily dismissed as a US fetish”: I ask Trace some questions on the publication of the Trace Matrix - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 2:24 - 0 Comments
  • Interviews in New York last week: Is the SFO here to stay? & to DPA or not to DPA, that is the question. - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 1:36 - 0 Comments
  • Deals risk grinding to a halt as cash strapped Police ask for 6 months to act on tips offs under new laws - Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:46 - 1 Comment
  • Opinion: New UK govt crackdown on ‘corporate irresponsibility’ to be underpinned by biggest change to corporate criminal law in history - Thursday, September 8, 2016 1:02 - 0 Comments
  • Lessons from recent SFO cases. How to conduct an internal investigation - Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:58 - 0 Comments
  • Opinion: DPA’s must show greater benefits. We discuss the Criteria & Process for a DPA set out in Alun Milford’s (SFO GC) recent speech - Thursday, April 7, 2016 9:59 - 0 Comments
  • OPINION: Proper funding for the SFO and other economic crime enforcement enforcement is vital - Monday, February 8, 2016 5:07 - 0 Comments
  • BREAKING: FIRST CORPORATE DISPOSAL OF FAILURE TO PREVENT BRIBERY OFFENCE - Tuesday, September 29, 2015 8:31 - 0 Comments
  • OPINION: SFO Speech in full from the Cambridge Symposium – David Green lays out (again) why the SFO should remain. You can work out the rest… - Monday, September 7, 2015 10:29 - 0 Comments
  • How biased are you about bribery (or anything else)? Watch the first video. Then read the post and find out. By Etai Biran - Saturday, June 6, 2015 3:02 - 1 Comment
  • Opinion: UEFA and all its members should boycott the World Cup - Sunday, May 31, 2015 2:28 - 1 Comment
  • I think therefore I am? – Basic Structure of the Decision Making Process: By Etai Biran - Sunday, May 10, 2015 13:40 - 0 Comments
  • OPINION: Fines are not enough when “no-one cares”. - Tuesday, February 17, 2015 4:25 - 1 Comment
  • The Corruption Enforcement View from Norway By Frode Elgesem, Thommessen, Norway - Friday, December 12, 2014 2:51 - 0 Comments
  • Supergrass: UK No.1 non U.S. snitch under U.S. whistleblower reward scheme plus crazy disclaimers… - Wednesday, November 19, 2014 14:35 - 0 Comments
  • China bans private clubs in latest move in bribery crackdown - Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:22 - 0 Comments
  • Self Report Guidance in Scotland extended to 30 June 2015 - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 0:24 - 0 Comments
  • BREAKING: UK Government backtracks over economic crime enforcement - Sunday, October 5, 2014 4:03 - 0 Comments
  • ASIA FOCUS: Mooncake sales plummet but bribery risks remain. Our recipe for a bribe free Autumn Festival. - Sunday, September 7, 2014 11:25 - 0 Comments
  • REVIEW: Transparency International – Small bribes, big problem: guidance for companies - Monday, August 18, 2014 22:23 - 0 Comments
  • OPINION: The Innospec Four: Sentences handed out - Tuesday, August 5, 2014 3:45 - 1 Comment
  • Compliance Policy. Check. Training Check. Job Done? Not so much. - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:20 - 0 Comments
  • Jeff Knox, DOJ Fraud Section Chief on the UK US Special Relationship, Prosecution of Individuals & Self Reporting - Tuesday, June 24, 2014 7:20 - 0 Comments
  • Mr. Esquenazi & Rodriguez: Why a decision about ‘instrumentality’ under US FCPA turns out to be *very* important in the UK - Saturday, June 14, 2014 3:35 - 0 Comments
  • UK south/north divide – alive and kicking in bribery enforcement - Monday, May 5, 2014 10:35 - 0 Comments
  • Bribery compliance bandwagon continues its way to Europe… - Sunday, April 27, 2014 3:29 - 0 Comments
  • It all ‘depends’… Advocate or negotiate under broad new sentencing guidelines or pay the consequences. - Sunday, March 2, 2014 10:23 - 0 Comments
  • Incentivise companies NOT to bribe. - Monday, December 9, 2013 15:38 - 0 Comments
  • That’s your problem: SFO Director on compliance complacency in UK PLC - Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:23 - 0 Comments
  • SFO to target UK PLC in corporate crackdown – it’s still all about the money - Saturday, October 26, 2013 6:27 - 0 Comments
  • BT Friends and Family is bribery says Beijing Prosecutor - Wednesday, October 2, 2013 0:01 - 0 Comments
  • World Bank ups its game. Debars more in 2013 than in the last 7 years put together. Is it worth it? - Friday, September 27, 2013 1:25 - 0 Comments
  • Confucius say: Hiring relatives of public officials may spark a bribery probe & lavish Olympic hospitality could be frowned on - Monday, August 19, 2013 0:59 - 0 Comments
  • Pharma sector in China. Three basic checks to vaccinate businesses against bribery. - Wednesday, July 31, 2013 15:28 - 0 Comments
  • Opinion: People power & why the TI statistic that 1 in 4 people admit to paying a bribe is good news. - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 11:18 - 0 Comments
  • The Bribery Act two years on. All hat & no cows? As SFO & City Of London Police confirm over 30 investigations – the stats tell a different story. - Sunday, July 7, 2013 8:42 - 0 Comments
  • Opinion: Anti-bribery in Russia: Russia is on the road & Barry presents at the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum - Monday, May 20, 2013 1:01 - 1 Comment
  • News from the G20 & a message to the UK government: Don’t choke now. - Monday, May 6, 2013 10:42 - 0 Comments
  • SFO income from successful investigations leaps 62% in one year. Opinion: SFO must avoid hand to mouth existence as budget pressures remain - Sunday, April 28, 2013 13:05 - 0 Comments
  • SFO confirms Civil Recovery Orders still on the cards – clarifies approach & gears up for another inspection - Sunday, April 21, 2013 6:33 - 0 Comments
  • Avoid making a drama out of a crisis with The Magnificent Seven…tips from David Flynn at Eulogy PR - Tuesday, April 2, 2013 2:01 - 0 Comments
  • 11,141: The number of Suspicious Activity Reports to the UK authorities involving corruption in 2012 - Tuesday, March 26, 2013 6:54 - 0 Comments
  • Don’t mention the ‘war’? Scotching the myth that saying the ‘b’ word will freak out employees in high risk markets - Tuesday, March 5, 2013 1:28 - 0 Comments
  • Much ado about nothing? Our response to CPS Consultation on Concurrent Jurisdiction guidelines - Monday, February 18, 2013 2:17 - 0 Comments
  • Empowering employees & why an anti-bribery policy makes life easier for everyone. - Tuesday, February 12, 2013 3:59 - 2 Comments
  • Focus on Finland 2:Markus Kokko of Borenius on bribery law in Finland – some recent cases - Sunday, January 20, 2013 15:23 - 0 Comments
  • Focus on Finland 1: Markus Kokko of Borenius on bribery law in Finland - Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:07 - 1 Comment
  • *IT’S BEHIND YOU!* Our review of 2012 & 2013 – Unlucky for some - Sunday, January 13, 2013 4:52 - 1 Comment
  • The view from Moscow: ‘average’ price of a Russian bribe, when a facilitation payment isn’t & more - Friday, December 7, 2012 6:42 - 0 Comments
  • Our 5 cents. Gold: DOJ/SEC Silver: SFO Bronze: CPS? & who you gonna call? - Tuesday, November 20, 2012 16:56 - 0 Comments
  • SFO guidance on corporate hospitality and facilitation payments about to change? May be. - Sunday, September 23, 2012 15:34 - 1 Comment
  • Opinion: An encouraging start but could do more – UK government intervenes on behalf of UK plc facing corruption challenges - Tuesday, September 18, 2012 13:08 - 1 Comment
  • Book review: Corruption, the new corporate challenge by Nick Kochan & Robin Goodyear - Monday, September 17, 2012 1:03 - 1 Comment
  • Opinion: SFO budget is just not enough. Lessons learned from Asil Nadir guilty verdict & his two parrots. - Sunday, August 26, 2012 4:56 - 1 Comment
  • Book Review: Lessons Learned on Compliance and Ethics — The Best from the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog — Thomas Fox - Saturday, August 18, 2012 8:18 - 1 Comment
  • Order order: UK DPA’s – We disagree with Bill Waite too. - Thursday, August 2, 2012 15:34 - 0 Comments
  • Control Risks – facilitation payments & resisting them: Nigeria - Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:54 - 1 Comment
  • The view from offshore: Protecting Guernsey from bribery & corruption - Tuesday, June 19, 2012 14:11 - 0 Comments
  • Good news for Noah’s Ark. Bad news for England fans & their rented vans - Thursday, June 14, 2012 16:04 - 0 Comments
  • Catch 22 for England fans heading to the European Championship? - Tuesday, June 12, 2012 14:41 - 0 Comments
  • SFO Confidential phones ring off the hook as whistle-blowing industry gains momentum…but no investigations yet - Monday, June 11, 2012 0:41 - 1 Comment
  • Jerome Kerviel appeals €4.9bn SocGen conviction – Either way banks must ensure systems are up to scratch - Sunday, June 3, 2012 15:35 - 0 Comments
  • Take care! Is your Whistleblower Your Compliance Officer? - Wednesday, May 30, 2012 15:03 - 1 Comment
  • Book review: FAQ in Anti-Bribery & Corruption by David Lawler – BUY IT! - Sunday, May 27, 2012 2:31 - 2 Comments
  • By Howard Sklar: “Are you out of your f%&$#ng mind?!” – The US CCO reaction to the question “Shall we disclose?” - Wednesday, May 16, 2012 16:21 - 0 Comments
  • Summer consultation brings UK Deferred Prosecution Agreements another step closer - Sunday, April 22, 2012 3:35 - 1 Comment
  • Tom Fox wows crowds in London with US FCPA gig - Wednesday, April 18, 2012 14:42 - 6 Comments
  • Deferred Prosecution Agreements: A cautionary tale from across the pond : SEC v Citigroup - Tuesday, April 3, 2012 9:42 - 1 Comment
  • Expanding in the BRICS (1): Russia – Everything you need to know - Sunday, April 1, 2012 13:59 - 0 Comments
  • International organisations, the Bribery Act & the UK public interest in prosecution - Monday, March 5, 2012 16:03 - 0 Comments
  • Don’t get extradited to the US: US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Join us & our special guest Tom Fox on April 16 2012 - Sunday, February 26, 2012 2:21 - 1 Comment
  • UK PLC, agents and a sensible approach overseas – SFO speaks again. - Wednesday, February 22, 2012 17:39 - 2 Comments
  • The SFO’s view on gifts & Foreign Public Officials - Sunday, February 19, 2012 12:02 - 1 Comment
  • Not sure if you are dealing with a Foreign Public Official – The SFO advice on what to do. - Thursday, February 16, 2012 9:54 - 0 Comments
  • Anti-bribery compliance: A competitive advantage in Russia. - Wednesday, February 15, 2012 12:02 - 0 Comments
  • Trade ethically in Russia – it is possible… - Tuesday, February 14, 2012 13:48 - 1 Comment
  • Moscow 16 February: The UK Bribery Act – what it means for Russian businesses in practice - Tuesday, January 24, 2012 16:38 - 0 Comments
  • Global anti-corruption enforcement – TRACE: statistics you *should* read - Tuesday, January 17, 2012 16:06 - 1 Comment
  • The view for those previously at the top of Mount Olympus - Wednesday, January 11, 2012 14:40 - 0 Comments
  • Please participate in our Corporate Risk Benchmarking Survey 2012 - Sunday, January 8, 2012 4:05 - 0 Comments
  • The long arm of the law may be longer than you think… - Tuesday, January 3, 2012 3:27 - 1 Comment
  • Operation Elvedon: thebriberyact.com saves Christmas - Thursday, December 22, 2011 11:17 - 0 Comments
  • Caribbean weather forecast: Hurricane Mitchell to hit Turks & Caicos in SIPT prosecution, fall out could be worldwide, but help is at hand… - Monday, December 5, 2011 16:11 - 0 Comments
  • Opinion: Is the world flat and does your toast land butter side up? - Tuesday, November 29, 2011 15:46 - 3 Comments
  • UK whistleblowers cash in on US Dodd Frank bounty program providing windfall for UK investigators - Sunday, November 27, 2011 10:40 - 0 Comments
  • No red flags here – FACT: A refusal to bribe builds sustainable business in Russia - Wednesday, November 23, 2011 11:33 - 0 Comments
  • G20 Cannes – 8 things you didn’t know were on the agenda, the Arab Spring & the global fight against corruption - Monday, November 14, 2011 16:04 - 0 Comments
  • “Precisely the wrong moment in history to weaken the FCPA” - Thursday, November 10, 2011 14:41 - 0 Comments
  • View from accross the pond: UK Deferred Prosecution Agreements – you don’t need them when UK has a defence - Wednesday, November 2, 2011 0:48 - 0 Comments
  • UK DPA consultation: Thoughts of a former federal prosecutor from accross the pond - Monday, October 24, 2011 23:53 - 0 Comments
  • SFO uses pre-Bribery Act & POCA laws with latest arrest over Middle East bribery allegations - Monday, October 24, 2011 10:53 - 0 Comments
  • Don’t get caught: The Chinese ‘Design Institute’ trap - Monday, October 17, 2011 15:18 - 0 Comments
  • Regime change & the Arab Spring sparks SFO interest & provokes tough talk - Friday, October 14, 2011 0:11 - 0 Comments
  • Try harder: Inadequate disclosure in Scottish self reports – lawyers told to try again… - Wednesday, October 12, 2011 0:10 - 0 Comments
  • Money laundering & bribery: VC’s, private equity & pension funds beware as SFO pushes ethical shareholding - Sunday, October 2, 2011 23:36 - 0 Comments
  • ‘To protect and serve’ or ‘we trust…and we also verify’: Two sides of the global investigation coin - Tuesday, September 27, 2011 0:25 - 1 Comment
  • Watch out: Blogger uses web to uncover suspected corruption - Thursday, September 22, 2011 23:10 - 1 Comment
  • The Elvedon in the room: Christmas comes early for News International - Wednesday, September 21, 2011 23:43 - 0 Comments
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