Podcast Location:
Download it here [file size: 27.2 MB]
Categories:
Fraud, Financial Crime & Anti-Money Laundering
CPD Points:
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Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to review the recent legislative changes that have transformed the law of fraud, corruption and bribery applies them to company directors. Where are the liability (both criminal and civil) traps that directors can fall into and how can they be avoided?

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what is meant by fraud and how a director might be made civilly or criminally liable;
  • Understand the ambit of the Bribery Act 2010;
  • Be aware of the potential basis on which a director might be made civilly or criminally liable for corruption offences;
  • Know the range of penalties for such offences.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Panel Discussion
Sources and References:
  • Bribery Act 2010;
  • Fraud Act 2006.
Tags:

This podcast with two barrister’s from top corporate set Erskine Chambers is about director’s liability for fraud and new bribery introduced in 2011.

Podcast added: 21/09/11

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