U.K. Bribery Act: Compliance and Investigation (Online Self-Study)

U.K. Bribery Act

CPE Credit: 6
Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Experience with international organizations


As U.K. Bribery Act enforcement continues, individuals and corporations with a presence in the U.K. face strict legislation that not only complies with the requirements of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Convention, but exceeds the scope of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

The U.K. Bribery Act is a demanding statute that requires companies to employ due diligence in preventing violations when conducting business in foreign countries. Companies are best positioned to minimize violations by implementing anti-bribery program into their operations.

This course provides you with relevant information on the legal and regulatory framework to combat bribery in international trade.

Key Takeaways:

Methods used by management to help design, assess and certify their organization's anti-corruption program

Types of inter-related methods of analysis required for bribery risk assessment

Tips for regulated organizations to implement policies and programs designed to detect and deter criminal conduct

Actions to take to assure an adequate risk assessment for a successful anti-bribery program

Six principles for adequate anti-bribery procedures

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Table of Contents:

Lesson 1: Introduction and Course Overview

Lesson 2: Introduction to the U.K. Bribery Act

Part I: The U.K. Bribery Act and Other Anti-Bribery Initiatives

Lesson 3: The United States Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act

Lesson 4: International and Regional Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Lesson 5: Six Principles for Preventing Bribery

Part II: Preventing Anti-Bribery Violations

Lesson 6: Principles 1-4

Lesson 7: Principles 5-6

Lesson 8: Other Sources of Guidance

Lesson 9: Standards and Tools

Lesson 10: Introduction to Bribery Risk Assessments

Part III: Bribery Risk Assessments

Lesson 11: Phases of a Bribery Risk Assessment

Lesson 12: Methods of Analysis

Lesson 13: Common Risks

Lesson 14: Developing a Response Plan

Part IV: Prepare and Respond

Lesson 15: Responding to Bribery-Related Issues

Lesson 16: Pre-Investigation Planning

Lesson 17: Selecting the Investigative Team

Lesson 18: Introduction to Conducting Bribery Investigations

Part V: Conducting Bribery Investigations

Lesson 19: Identify Sources of Information

Lesson 20: Collect, Organise, and Process Information

Lesson 21: Conduct Interviews

Lesson 22: Analyse Information

Lesson 23: Conclude the Investigation

Lesson 24: Conclusion

CPE Information:

You Will Learn How To:

Identify the key points of the U.K. Bribery Act, FCPA, and other international anti-bribery initiatives

Recognize the six principles for preventing bribery under the U.K. Bribery Act

Identify common risk factors when conducting a bribery risk assessment

Ascertain effective ways to respond to bribery-related issues

Identify best practices for conducting bribery investigations and writing investigation reports

Recognize common red flags associated with bribery

Field of Study: Business Law

Last updated: October 2017

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