UK Bribery Act Guiding Principles
On 30 March 2011, the UK Ministry of Justice published its guidance on what commercial organisations can do to prevent bribery, in application of section 9 of the Bribery Act 2010.
| In Article 6.2 of its UK Bribery Act 2010 Guidance, the British Government has cited the interest of external verification and certification against anti-bribery standards:
"...organisations might wish to consider seeking some form of external verification or assurance of the effectiveness of anti-bribery procedures. Some organisations may be able to apply for certified compliance with one of the independently-verified anti-bribery standards maintained by industrial sector associations or multilateral bodies".
The UK Bribery Act entered into force on 1 July 2011.
|In response to the UK Guidance consultation, ETHIC Intelligence published an article on the added value of certfication beyond external verification. Certification:
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