FinReg Webinar Series: UK Bribery Act: Tenth Anniversary
10 Jun 2021, 16:00 to 10 Jun 2021, 18:00
Online Seminar (Zoom)
This two-part seminar 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).
The seminar will be by Zoom, and the same link will be used for each part.
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.
• 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.
• Professor Robert Barrington, University of Sussex and former UK head of Transparency International.
there will be a short break between sessions
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.
• 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.
• Barnaby Hone, Drystone Chambers and Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
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.
ContactIALS Events Office
020 7862 5800