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UK Bribery act: how will you act? Logo cima

  Free |   CIMA |   2011 |   Thought leadership

CIMA members and students worldwide have a responsibility to be fully aware of the implications of the UK Bribery Act, its main requirements and what the law will mean in practice for CIMA members working for UK businesses and their subsidiaries overseas. On 25 March 2009, UK Secretary of State for Justice Jack Straw announced a new Bribery Act. The Act received Royal Assent on 8 April and will become law – coming into effect in stages between June and October 2010. The new law will have wide implications for the UK industry and for accounting professionals worldwide.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Business: Market & regulatory environment, Advanced

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2 Comments/Reflections

Caroline Bell

Caroline Bell Nov 2018

Interesting article on the importance of the UK bribery act
Jeffrey Rubin

Jeffrey Rubin May 2016

Useful general introduction to the Bribery act including:

- headline provisions

- the 6 MOJ principles

- key messages from the act (useful for internal training messages)

- the global picture, i.e. UN, OECD, G20