Trade, Export and Project Finance Compliance Refresher

24.01.2019

In this Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar held in London on January 24, 2019,  Mark Norris provided a refresher to the Bribery Act 2010, an update of issues raised in recent cases, and a look at lessons to be learnt from R v Skansen Interiors Ltd (2018) — the first conviction for the Section 7 offence (failing to prevent bribery).

Mark also examined the Criminal Finances Act 2017 and the offences of:

  • Failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of a UK tax evasion offence
  • Failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of an overseas tax evasion offence

in the context of trade, export and project finance.

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