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The Bribery Act 2010: A Practical Guide


ISBN13: 9781846611940
Published: June 2011
Publisher: Jordan Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £95.00



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The Bribery Act reforms the criminal law to provide a new, modern and comprehensive scheme of bribery offences that will enable courts and prosecutors to respond more effectively to bribery at home or abroad.

This new book summarises and interprets the new law of bribery covering the general bribery offence, foreign public offences and the specific corporate offence designed to make companies and other corporate bodies responsible for bribery committed on behalf of a company.

In addition the book provides practical guidance on setting up compliance procedures in line with the new Act and explains the impact of the new legislation through worked scenarios.

Subjects:
Criminal Law
Contents:
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Preface
Table of Cases
Table of Legislation
1. Introduction and Historical Background
2. General Offences: Bribing Another Person
3. General Offences: Receiving Bribes
4. Relevant Functions and Activities
5. Improper Performance
6. The Expectation Test
7. Bribery of Foreign Public Officials
8. Failure to Prevent Bribery
9. The Adequate Procedures Defence and the Section 13 Defence
10. Penalties, Consent to Prosecution and Enforcement Priorities
11. Jurisdiction
12. Related and Inchoate Offences
13. Civil Liability
14. Specific Problems For Businesses – Corporate Hospitality, Facilitation Payments and Extortion
Appendices
A. The Bribery Act 2010
B. Explanatory Notes
C. Government Guidance on Adequate Procedures (end Jan 2011)
D. Attorney General's Guidance to Prosecutors (end Jan 2011)
E. Serious Fraud Office Guidance on Bribery Act (end Jan 2011)
D. The OECD Convention on Combatting Bribery
E. Official Commentaries to the OECD Convention
F. The United Nations Convention Against Corruption
G. List of Useful Websites.
Index