~Ship underway viewed from bow_2014 smallCROPAnti-corruption enforcers close in on shipping and energy sectors
September 2017 proved to be a busy month for enforcement authorities. Read more

bribery-money-grab-cropShenzhen promotes anti-bribery through Honesty Certificates
China’s high profile campaign against corruption is now nearly four years old. Read more

dominoes-corruption-cropSFO entitled to disclosure of corporate’s internal documents
SFO was entitled to disclosure of certain documents from a multinational that was subject to criminal investigation. Read more

world-hands-cropTransparency International releases CPI 2016
Transparency International (TI) published its latest annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), for 2016, on 25 January 2017. Read more

rolls-royce-jet-engine-turbine-cropRolls Royce bribery allegations settled by Deferred Prosecution Agreement
Follows a five year investigation by the UK’s SFO. Read more

dubai-skyline-night-cropUAE issues new law on Combating Commercial Fraud
This law has been in the making for a few years and replaces the previous law on Combating Fraud in Commercial Transactions. Read more

hong-kong-sparks-cropHong Kong Court of Final Appeal clarifies scope of agency and non-financial advantages
Decision illustrates the broad scope of ‘agency’ under POBO. Read more

houses-of-parliament-dusk-cropUK Gov considers “failure to prevent economic crime” offence
Should the consultation prove to be a success, the planned offence is expected to be enacted this year. Read more

dominoes-corruption-cropFrance adopts a new bill to fight against corruption
Anti-corruption policies have proved to be rather ineffective over time: no French company has been condemned for corruption so far. Read more

bribery-money-grab-cropISO 37001 – A new anti-bribery benchmark for business and prosecutors
New standard for anti-bribery management systems. Read more

singapore-skyline-cropConvicted on singles’ day 
Yak Yew Chee became the first individual to be convicted in Singapore in the probe surrounding Malaysian state fund 1MDB. Read more

china-flag-2016-cropChina get serious in its fight against bribery and corruption
The Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate jointly issued an interpretation on several issues. Read more

bimco-icNew BIMCO anti-corruption clause is a welcome step forward 
In this new clause, BIMCO aims to provide the shipping industry with a wording that balances owners’ and charterers’ responsibilities. Read more

kevincooper-web-icFirst ever DPA for corporate bribery offence for foreign subsidiary
The Rt. Hon. Sir Brian Leveson approves the first Deferred Prosecution Agreement in English legal history. Read more

Bribery handshake cropNew tools for tackling corruption and navigating anti-corruption laws
Recent months have seen a number of key developments in the area of anti-bribery and corruption for our clients. Read more

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