What is in this article?:
- UK Bribery Act Offers Best Practices for Preventing Corruption
- Overview of the Act
In what has been described as the toughest anti-corruption legislation in the world, the United Kingdom's Bribery Act of 2010 went into effect on July 1, 2011. The UK's guidance on ways to avoid violating the provisions detailed in the Act provides valuable insight on how companies of any size and operating in any jurisdiction can prevent and detect corruption undertaken on its behalf, regardless of whether they are directly impacted by the Bribery Act. The law covers bribery actions directed at anyone, not just foreign officials.