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Bribery Act Legal Advice and Support

The Bribery Act came into force in 2011. It created new criminal offences, including the failure to prevent bribery. If one of your project partners bribes a foreign official, that could constitute an offence by you, even if you were unaware of it happening and did not sanction it.

In order to minimise risks when operating internationally, it is crucial to make clear that bribery is absolutely prohibited. Importantly, the Bribery Act requires not only that you have proper policies and procedures, but that you train your employees and enforce those policies and procedures. We can provide policies, procedures, contracts and training that will help avoid you being unwittingly drawn within the scope of the Bribery Act.


For specialist legal advice and support on international education projects, please contact Doug Locke on 0117 314 5602.

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Meet the Team

Our Education lawyers can offer advice to a variety of investors in education for International Education Projects.

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Doug Locke - Partner & Intellectual Property Lawyer - VWV Law Firm
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Intellectual Property

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Yvonne Spencer - Partner & Education Lawyer in London - VWV Law Firm
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Robert Collier - Partner & Corporate Lawyer in Bristol - VWV Law Firm
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News & Events

 
New Partner Boosts Commercial Legal Team in Birmingham
Partner Sarah Webb has joined our Birmingham team to advise businesses on all areas of intellectual property and commercial law, working in the education and charity sectors, amongst others.
23 Oct 2020
VWV Advises Data Intelligence Company in $36.8m Investment
We have recently acted for data intelligence business Ripjar on securing $36.8m in Series B funding from Long Ridge Equity Partners.
20 Oct 2020
Charity Partner Recognised as Legal Influencer
Shivaji Shiva, a partner in our Charities team, has been recognised with the title 'Legal Influencer' by Lexology, an online service providing global legal updates, articles and analysis.
14 Sep 2020