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Hong Kong Law

June 2011

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Charltons - Hong Kong Law Newsletter - Issue 125 - 30 June 2011

UK Bribery Act

Bribery and Corruption

OECD Bribery Convention

Section 1 general offence of offering, promising or giving a bribe to another person

Section 2 general offence of requesting, agreeing to receive or receiving a bribe from another person

Section 6 specific offence of bribing a foreign public official

UK Bribery Act Section 7 strict liability corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery

Section 11 provides for criminal sanctions for organisations and individuals

Person with a close connection to the UK

Corporate hospitality and promotional expenditure

Facilitation payments
Company which carries on a business or part of a business
A person associated with a company
The Adequate Procedures Defence under Section 7 (2)
British Ministry of Justice Guidance