This Guide provides lists of resources for researching various legal topics relating to anti-bribery law in international business. On tabs listing both online resources and print materials in our library, online resources generally appear first.
Click on Practice Centers > Click on Corporate/M&A > Click on Resource Guides > Click on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) > Select Quick Reference to the U.K. Bribery Act under the heading International Developments.
Includes links to: • The Bribery Act and explanatory notes • Guidance documents from the UK Ministry of Justice • Guidance documents from the UK Serious Fraud Office • Current awareness articles on Bribery Act issues
Available on Bloomberg Law: Click on Transactional Law tab > Select Transactional Legal Treatises > Select Anti-Corruption Regulation under the heading Getting the Deal Through > Select United Kingdom
Provides overview of the Bribery Act and a discussion of the Act, major cases under it, enforcement trends, and other matters relating to the Act in a question-and-answer format.
Includes links to, among other things, debates in the House of Lords and House of Commons regarding the Bribery Act, proposed bill amendments, explanatory notes, and a research paper on the Bribery Act and its legislative history.
Guidance from the Ministry of Justice about procedures that can be adopted by commercial organizations to prevent persons associated with them from bribing.
Selected Law Journal Articles
Eric Engle, I Get By With a Little Help from My Friends? Understanding the U.K. Anti-Bribery Statute, By Reference to the OECD Convention and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, 44 Int'l Law. 1173 (2010)
G. Sullivan, The Bribery Act 2010: Part One: An Overview, 2011 Crim. L. Rev. 87 (2011)
Stephen Gentle, The Bribery Act 2010: Part Two: The Corporate Offence, 2011 Crim. L. Rev. 101 (2011)
Charlie Monteith, The Bribery Act 2010: Part Three: Enforcement, 2011 Crim. L. Rev. 111 (2011)
Nicholas Cropp, The Bribery Act 2010: Part Four: A Comparison with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Nuance v. Nous, 2011 Crim. L. Rev. 122 (2011)
Selected Law Firm Memoranda, Reports, and Other Publications