This two-part seminar taking place on 10 June 2021, will mark the tenth anniversary of the Bribery Act coming into force in July 2021. It has been convened jointly by the Centre for Financial Law, Regulation and Compliance (IALS) and the Centre for the Study of Corruption (Sussex).
Barnaby Hone will be the facilitator during the second-panel event. Programme details below:
1600-1700 Part 1: The Bribery Bill campaign
The panel will re-visit the ten-year campaign to secure new bribery legislation in the UK, looking at the role of the OECD, the Law Commission, campaign groups and business in shaping the new legislation and official guidance.
Professor Robert Barrington, University of Sussex and former UK head of Transparency International.
- Sir Hugh Bayley, MP for York 1992-2015 and former member of the International Development Committee;
- Professor Jeremy Horder, London School of Economics and former Criminal Law Commissioner responsible for the Law Commission Report on bribery reform;
- Tim Langton, Chief Compliance Officer, Wella, and former member of the Ministry of Justice expert group on Bribery Act guidance;
- Dominic Martin, Vice President of Governmental & Regulatory Affairs, Equinor, and former UK Ambassador to OECD.
1700-1800 Part 2: The Bribery Act over the past decade
The panel will review the decade since the introduction of the legislation and guidance, examining its impact on business, bribery, the UK's anti-corruption positioning and the wider world.
- Barnaby Hone, 5SAH Chambers and Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
- Miranda Ching, Serious Fraud Office;
- Professor Liz David-Barrett, University of Sussex;
- Gillian Jones QC, Red Lion Chambers.
- Karis McLarty, Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.
This event is free but advance booking is required. Details about how to join the virtual event will be circulated via email to registered attendees closer to the event date.
The seminar will be by Zoom, and the same link will be used for each part.
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