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Case law: Small business fails to establish ‘adequate procedures’ defence in first defended Bribery Act prosecution

01-05-2018

Commercial organisations, even if small, open-plan and run informally and/or on a family basis, should ensure they carry out formal anti-bribery risk assessments, introduce and monitor an anti-bribery policy, including staff training, adequate record-keeping, and appointment of a designated compliance officer, and regularly review the policy’s effectiveness, all proportionate to the size, type and complexity of the business, or risk a conviction for failure to provide ‘adequate procedures’ to prevent bribery.

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