What happens if my business does not take active steps to prevent foreign bribery?
Implementing adequate procedures to prevent foreign bribery and corruption is critical to avoiding potential enforcement action and reputational damage.
Australian businesses including those operating overseas are subject to legal and ethical obligations to take active steps to ensure that their compliance frameworks are able to effectively prevent, detect and address bribery and corruption. This collection of resources provides information about cases that have involved civil and criminal enforcement action against companies and senior corporate office holders. These cases highlight the serious consequences that can result when businesses do not take active steps to prevent foreign bribery.