Justin Williams


Articles:

  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Editor: The UK Bribery Act is now in force. What major provisions distinguish this statute from the FCPA? In what respects does it have a broader reach?
  • Friday, April 1, 2011
    On March 30, 2011, the UK government announced that the new UK Bribery Act (the Act) will come into force on July 1, 2011. At the same time, final joint prosecution guidance1has been issued by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on the approach toward enforcement, and the UK Ministry of Justice has issued final...
  • Monday, October 4, 2010
    On July 20, 2010, the UK government announced that the new UK Bribery Act (the "Act") will come into force in April 2011. In important respects, the new UK law will establish a stricter anticorruption regime than its older and better-known transatlantic cousin, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Like the FCPA, the Act provides a very broad...