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UK Introduces New Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regime

The regulations will enable the UK government to impose sanctions in response to serious corruption around the world. By Charles Claypoole, Amaryllis Bernitsa, and Robert Price On 26 April 2021, the United Kingdom implemented the Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regulations 2021 (the Regulations). The legislation sets out a new Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regime to combat serious … Continue Reading

UK To Provide Compensation for Overseas Victims of Economic Crimes

A new UK policy establishes a commitment to providing victims of overseas bribery with compensation; however, important questions remain that will impact implementation. By Stuart Alford QC, Nathan H. Seltzer, Joseph M. Bargnesi, Laila Hamzi, Clare Nida, and Christopher M. Ting The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the National … Continue Reading

France Considers New Anti-Corruption Authority

By Hugues Vallette-Viallard France has introduced a draft bill which proposes to establish a new anti-corruption authority, which will have the power to impose administrative sanctions and conduct US-style monitoring of companies’ anti-bribery policies. This is just one of a number of recent developments in anti-corruption laws from some of the world’s largest economies:… Continue Reading