Podcast Location:
Download it here [file size: 37.7 MB]
Categories:
Fraud, Financial Crime & Anti-Money Laundering
CPD Points:
Up to 1 point. details »

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Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
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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 introduce practitioners to the UK Anti-Corruption Plan and provide them with some insight into the plan from a leading expert in the field of corporate crime. The course will aid practitioners in coming to terms with: the motivations behind the introduction of the plan; its aims and objectives; key points; the reputation of the UK in relation to anti-corruption; some positive outcomes; and a brief discussion of next steps.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of what the UK Anti-Corruption Plan is and who is responsible for its creation;
  • Understand the motivations behind its production;
  • Have considered the global reputation of the UK in relation to anti-corruption matters;
  • Appreciate some of the key points of the plan;
  • Know what issues are likely to impact upon the points and how successful the plan will ultimately be;
  • Comprehend what the next steps will be and know what practitioners, corporates and clients should be aware of.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Market Update / Hot Topic
Practical Guide
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In this CPDcast Barry Vitou, Head of Pinsent Masons’ global corporate crime group provides listeners with a general discussion of the UK Anti-Corruption Plan, which was released by the Government in December 2014. The podcast considers the motivations behind the introduction of the plan; its aims and objectives; key points; the reputation of the UK in relation to anti-corruption; some positive outcomes; and a brief discussion of next steps.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 27.25

Date Recorded: 16th April 2015

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