The UK Bribery Act 2010 came into effect on 1 July 2011. On this page you can find the full text of the Act, related guidance and a selection of articles on the key business issues arising from the Act.
Bribery Act 2010
Full text of the Act in the original and latest available revised versions.
Bribery Act 2010 guidance
Guidance from the Ministry of Justice on the procedures which commercial organisations can put into place to prevent bribery.
UK Bribery Act briefings
A collection of briefings from law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer including useful checklists and overviews.
Bribery Act 2010: Technical Helpsheet
Summary of the key points contained in the Act.
Bribery Act 2010: Offences
Overview of the offences defined under the Act.
The UK Bribery Act 2010: implications outside the UK
ICAEW briefing paper highlighting the implications of the UK Bribery Act 2010 when working outside the UK. The paper offers a series of practical steps to mitigate the risk of falling foul of the Act. Published in July 2014.
Bribery Act 2010
Bill documents from Parliament recording the progess of the Bribery Bill through to Royal Assent and enactment, including:
Law Commission Projects: Bribery
A study by the Law Commission, with its final report published in November 2008, setting out proposals for reform of the existing law. The ICAEW responded to the initial consultation paper with a memorandum Reforming bribery (ICAEW Rep 36/08) published on 20 March 2008.
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