As the name suggests, this is a blog about Bribery but with maybe a slightly relaxed angle creeping in from time to time.
Bribery and the Bribery Act 2010 are very serious topics for anyone involved in commerce, but an ability to see the “far side” never goes amiss in any legal debate.
What I am going to bring you is a regular review of the law of Bribery, and its developments, with comment where needed, links to other useful sites, (I don’t have a monopoly on the subject) and the occasional diversion into areas of highly marginal relevance.
There will also be frequent forays into foreign issues, like attempts by the DoJ to spoil the party by using the FCPA to hijack defedants from the UK… (so I need to sign up a few News Int Execs). Assistance has been promised on an entirely unattributable basis from lawyers in the USA, India, the Far East Russia and the CIS, and Solihull.
The content will be my own, or credit given where it is due, if not.
I will also make use of input from other linked professionals, be they forensic accountants, auditors, lawyers from specialist fields such as construction and planning and other really fun people!
I might be tempted to impart general advice if asked, subject to a disclaimer of any liability of any kind whatsoever however accruing for anything at all.
Questions and novel topics are always welcomed, and hopefully can be turned into online discussions once I have found out how to activate that feature in this blog.
So for now, watch this space, and me, on LinkedIn, and my tweets on @JamesPSVine. You’ll get a pretty good idea from them of where this is likely to be going…..
p.s. I lied about Solihull … sorry.
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