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Clifford Chance





Tagged: 'Bribery, corruption & fraud'

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Is the paper tiger sharpening its teeth

21 October 2014

Publication

The SFO, the agency principally responsible for prosecuting cases under the UK Bribery Act 2010 (UKBA), has received its fair share of criticism for being perceived to lack the prosecutorial zeal displayed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in relation to...

State-owned enterprises: an FCPA risk you can't ignore in Asia

8 September 2014

Publication

Companies operating in Asia, where state-owned or controlled entities are commonplace, need to be aware of the particular risks they face. Bribes paid to employees of state-owned or state-controlled enterprises (SOEs) are bribes paid to a “foreign official.”...

Grease, gift or graft? Boundaries of

8 September 2014

Publication

Anti-corruption compliance-minded companies understand the importance of linking an allexpenses paid trip to training and product demonstration, the use of logo-embossed knickknacks to generate goodwill, and carefully verifying recipients of charitable donations...

Third-party intermediaries in China: Mitigating a necessary risk

8 September 2014

Publication

Virtually every article written on successfully doing business in China mentions the importance of using an intermediary (zhongjian ren) to make introductions, provide language and cultural interpretations, and facilitate relationship-building (guanxi). Intermediaries...

Bribery risks for companies investing in Africa - June 2014

24 June 2014

Publication

Bribery risks in Africa are not necessarily different in kind from bribery risks in other jurisdictions, but there is a perception that bribery is more prevalent in many African countries. As investors are increasingly drawn to the continent by a range of attractive...