U.K. releases guidelines for new Bribery Act

The Act will expand the scope of bribery charges when it goes into effect on July 1

Just as the U.S. continues to crack down on foreign bribery claims, the government in the United Kingdom is doing its part as well to cut down on worldwide corruption.

The U.K. has instituted guidelines for the nation’s businesses to follow the Bribery Act, a law passed in 2013 that updated bribery regulations dating back to 1889. The Act is scheduled to go into effect on July 1.

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