Analysis

Feb
2013
Supply Chain Due Diligence

The European wide scandal over the contamination of beef products that are being sold on consumer shelves will continue to hit the headlines. 

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Jan
2013
Bernie, Allen and Kweku

The Rogue Trader Files - would due diligence have helped?

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Nov
2012
The UK Bribery Act 2010: The six prevention principles

The Bribery Act 2010 considers that procedures put in place by commercial organisations wishing to prevent bribery being committed on their behalf should be informed by six principles. The key message is that bribery prevention procedures should be proportionate to risk.  Read the Act's six prevention principles here.

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Nov
2012
The UK Bribery Act 2010: The four offences

The Bribery Act 2010 is an act of Parliament in the UK to make provision about offences and criminal law relating to bribery.  The Act came into force in July 2011. Read the the four offences stated in the Act here.

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Nov
2012
FCPA: A resource Guide to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is a critically important statute for combating corruption around the globe. This new Guide released by the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission, endeavours to provide helpful information to enterprises of all shapes and sizes.  Read the FCPA guidance here.

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Nov
2012
FCPA: Implementing an effective Compliance Programme

Our analysis covers guidance on implementing an effective compliance programme as defined by the "Resource Guide to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act" (FCPA) recently released by the US Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission.  Read the FCPA Guidance here.

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Nov
2012
Financial crime: a guide for firms regulated by the FSA

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has released its guidance "Financial crime: a guide for firms", on preventing financial crime for firms of all sizes across their supervised sectors. However, the guidance makes recommendations that would suit any business organisation. Read the FSA's guidance here.

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