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Hong Kong Law

February 2011

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Charltons - Hong Kong Law Newsletter - Issue 111 - 14 February 2011

UK Bribery Act 2010

UK Ministry of Justice

Close connection to the UK

Strict liability corporate offence of failure to prevent bribery

UK courts jurisdiction over bribery committed anywhere in the world by a person with a close connection to the UK

Section 1 Offence of bribing another person

Section 2 Offences concerning being bribed

Sections 3, 4 and 5 Improper Performance and Relevant Function or Activity as they apply to Sections 1 and 2

Section 6 Bribery of Foreign Public Officials

Facilitation Payments and Corporate Hospitality

Section 7 Failure of Commercial Organisations to Prevent Bribery
Section 12 The Territorial Application of the General Bribery Offences of Sections 1 and 2 and the Section 6 Offence of Bribing a Foreign Public Official
Territorial Application of Section 7
The Adequate Procedures Defence
The Draft Guidance
The Six Principles of the Draft Guidance
Offences under the Bribery Act