The Bribery Act will not apply to the stories (which have been denied) swirling around FIFA. The law is not retrospective.
However, it’s been suggested by legal commentators that the SFO would remain powerless to intervene in the allegations swirling around FIFA today if they related to activities after July 1 in a post Bribery Act world. We disagree.
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