“No Knowledge” Is “No Defense” Under the UK Bribery Act!

    View Authors September 2011

    Squire Sanders of counsel David A. Saltzman’s article “‘No Knowledge’ Is ‘No Defense’ Under the UK Bribery Act!” was published on the Click 4 Compliance Ethics & Compliance Blog. David discusses how companies doing business across borders should revisit their risk assessment programs now that the UK Bribery Act is in full effect because it does not include a knowledge requirement for liability. He advocates for tailored risk assessment programs and provides guidance on minimum procedures, training and contract provisions companies should consider when evaluating their programs.

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