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Compliance concerns in focus as U.K. implements regulatory changes

The U.K. revamps its anti-bribery enforcement policies, impacting businesses worldwide

With the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, the United States government showed an increased emphasis on dealing with corruption issues head-on. Now, this attitude seems to have spread across the pond, as the United Kingdom has implemented new policies inspired by Dodd-Frank in order to ramp up its own dealings with graft and bribery.

The British government recently unveiled this new strategy, which will reorganize its approach to corruption and bribery. One key facet of this new strategy that was clearly inspired by the Dodd-Frank Act was a new system to reward whistleblowers. The proposed system would reward individuals who provide tips about potential corporate wrongdoing. 

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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