The UK Bribery Act is ready. Are your defenses up?
The Ministry of Justice (“MOJ”) have recently confirmed that the UK Bribery Act will come into effect on July 1 2011. In addition, the MOJ have also released guidelines for commercial orgaisaitons that has raised the bar for standard procedures and controls such organisations should have in order to protect themselves from being associated with bribery.
Please find attached our latest Alert entitled ‘The UK Bribery Act is Ready. Are your defences up?’ which discusses the recent guidelines issued by the MOJ and the approach that commercial organisations should take when reviewing their compliance program.