Corruption laws in Ireland tightening up, says law firm William Fry

Corporate law firm William Fry has warned business professionals that anti-bribery and corruption laws are becoming more stringent.

1st November, 2011
Laws changing for businesses

A more "proactive and rigorous approach to combating corporate bribery and corruption" is now in place, according to a statement by law firm William Fry.

John Handoll, head of EU and competition law at William Fry, said that Ireland was a relatively clean jurisdiction from a bribery and corruption viewpoint.

However, he said that Ireland was not immune from serious cases. "With legislation continuing to tighten up, companies need to review their policies and procedures...

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