Bribery Act 2010 Memo To Board Of Directors

Genie Team
Genie Team
Sep, 28 2022

When to use this template

A memorandum to the board of directors on the Bribery Act 2010, explaining why action is required and what actions should be taken.

Key issues covered in this template

  • Bribery
  • Bribery coverage
  • Bribery offence
  • Compliance officer
  • Conduct due diligence
  • Corporate hospitality and gifts
  • Corruption risk
  • Extensive coverage
  • Facilitation payments
  • High Risk Sectors
  • N/A

What to watch out for

  • The Bribery Act 2010 is a UK law that prohibits bribery and corruption

  • The Act applies to all organisations with a presence in the UK, regardless of size or sector

  • Organisations can be liable for the acts of their employees, agents and contractors

  • The maximum penalty for an offence under the Act is an unlimited fine

  • The Act came into force on 1 July 2011

  • Organisations should have in place adequate procedures to prevent and detect bribery and corruption

  • Organisations should provide training to employees on the Act and related policies


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Additional information

Business categories

Business activities

Contract type

Relevant sectors


Relevant company sizes

1 - 3

4 - 19

20 - 49

50 - 249

250 - 999

1000 +

Governing law

England and Wales


English UK

Gender neutral