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New powers given to the Charity Commission

A new Act has tackled abuse of charities by strengthening the powers of the Charity Commission. It further regulates fundraising and clarifies the law relating to social investment by charities. The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 received Royal Assent…

Implementation of the Bribery Act 2010

The Bribery Act 2010 comes into force imminently on 1 July 2011 The Government recently issued its long-awaited guidance (the “Guidance”). The Guidance refers to the joint prosecution guidance of the Director of the Serious Fraud Office and the Director of Public…

Bribery Act 2010 – An Update

The implementation of the Bribery Act 2010, due to come into force in April, will now be delayed. The Ministry of Justice states that the Business Guidance has not been completed and that businesses will need at least three months…