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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

Most practitioners will associate bribery with criminal actions, but where there has been bribery there are frequently also potential civil claims. In this podcast David O'Mahony, a barrister from 7 Bedford Row discusses some of the common causes of action in this developing and fascinating area of law.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Have considered circumstances in which you might want to consider a civil claim where bribery has taken place;
  • Understand who can bring an action and who that action can be brought against;
  • Understand the principal / agent relationship in a bribery context;
  • Be familiar with the actions a principal may be able to pursue against their agent and the briber;
  • Have considered some of the pertinent authorities and recent developments in this area.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Attorney General of Hong Kong v. Reid [1994] 1 AC 324;
  • Daraydan Holdings Ltd v. Solland International Ltd [2005] Ch 119;
  • Hovenden v. Milhoff (1900) 83 LT 41;
  • Mayor of Salford v. Lever [1891] 1 QB 168;
  • OBG v. Allan [2008] 1 AC 1;
  • Revenue and Customs Commissioners v. Total Network [2008] 1 AC 1174;
  • Rookes v. Barnard [1964] AC 1129;
  • Sinclair Investments (UK) Ltd v. Versailles Trade Finance Ltd (in administration) [2011] Bus LR 1126.

In this CPDcast David O'Mahony, a barrister from 7 Bedford Row discusses some of the common causes of action and developing areas in Civil Fraud.

Date recorded: 13th January 2012

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