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Fraud, Financial Crime & Anti-Money Laundering
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30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to provide an overview of the Bribery Act, its problematic elements, defences, the guidance that surrounds it and its possible future

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the key statistics that demonstrate the pertinence of the Bribery Act 2010;
  • Know the key issues that one should be aware of in relation to the Bribery Act;
  • Understand the two general offences namely bribing another and requesting/receiving a bribe;
  • Understand the Foreign Public Official Offence and the relevant defences;
  • Understand the corporate offence and its defences;
  • Understand how the proceeds of crime fit into this context;
  • Know how the act affects non-uk companies in relation to territorial application;
  • Understand the adequate procedures defence;
  • Understand what is contained in the MOJ released draft guidance;
  • Appreciate the possibility of a global anti-corruption policy;
  • Know the high risk activities companies might undertake.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Bribery Act 2010.

In this CPDcast Louise Delahunty, a Partner at Simmons, discusses the Bribery Act 2010

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