Tag Archives: self-reporting

UK SFO Releases Guidance on Corporate Cooperation Credit

Guidance sets out the SFO’s expectations for investigations but leaves open questions, particularly for cross-border investigations. By Stuart Alford QC, Nathan H. Seltzer, Christopher M. Ting, and Harriet Slater On 6 August 2019, the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) issued its much-anticipated Corporate Cooperation Guidance (the Guidance) outlining, in substantial detail, the steps that the … Continue Reading

The UK’s First Civil Settlement for Failing to Prevent Bribery

By Dan Smith and James Fagan On 25 September 2015 the United Kingdom saw its first disposal of the offence of failure by a commercial organisation to prevent bribery under section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010 (the “Failure Offence”). The Civil Recovery Unit of the Scottish Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service has reported that … Continue Reading