The Bribery Act
The UK Bribery Act consists of four modules dealing with offences, adequate
procedures and staff responsibilities under the Bribery Act 2010.
Outline of the Bribery Act
- outlines the legal and regulatory context of the Act.
- lists the four offences created by the Act.
- describes the extraterritorial scope of the Act.
- defines key terms used in the Act.
- explains how and when active bribery is committed.
- explains how and when passive bribery is committed.
- describes the offence of bribing a foreign public official.
- outlines the penalties for committing bribery.
Failure to Prevent Bribery
- explains what an "associated person" is.
- lists the penalties for committing the corporate offence.
- describes the nature of the offence of failure to prevent bribery
and the business organisations to which the offence applies.
- illustrates the importance of adequate anti-bribery procedures.
- states the purpose of the Ministry of Justice guidance.
- discusses the six principles set out in the guidance.
An additional module on the US Legislation (FCPA) regarding Bribery is also available as
well as a shorter, stream lined 3 module version of the course.