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THE BRIBERY ACT 2010 – ITS PROVISIONS AND IMPLICATIONS

December 2011 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Baker & Partners.

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The UK's new Bribery Act has been long in the making. After much debate and speculation, sometimes informed and sometimes not, it is to come into force later this summer, namely on 1 July 2011. It represents a determined assault on corrupt practices, taking an approach which is more severe and extensive in its reach than comparable legislation elsewhere, including even the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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