Under new guidance published last week, the SFO said it would prosecute under the Bribery Act based solely on the law rather than previous guidance issued after the new law was introduced in July 2011.
What effect will Bribery Act have on non-U.K. companies doing business in the U.K.? It depends if the company has some connection to the UK. A U.K. office, for example, could extend potential liability to its global operations.
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