U.K. Bribery Act: Compliance and Investigation

UK Bribery Act
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6 Credits


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 programs 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


Experience with international organizations

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

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

CPE Credit: 6
NASBA Information: Business Law
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: September 2021
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


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