10 years of the UK Bribery Act: Compliance enough to define law’s success? - Alun Milford quoted in Compliance Week

29 July 2021

Alun Milford, Partner in our Criminal Litigation team, has been quoted in Compliance Week in an article reviewing ten years of the UK Bribery Act. Questions are asked about its success with mixed views presented as to how the legislation and its enforcement have fared since it came into force.


Providing his view on the UK Bribery Act, Alun quoted:

The primary aim of the legislation was never to have a high enforcement rate, but rather a high degree of compliance."

To that end, it has been a success."

This article was first published by Compliance Week on 14 July 2021 which you can read in full by clicking here (subscription required).

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For further information on the issues raised in this news article, please contact a member of our Bribery and Corruption team.

About the author

Alun Milford is a Partner in the Criminal Litigation team and specialises in serious or complex financial crime, proceeds of crime litigation and corporate investigations. He has particular knowledge and experience of issues surrounding corporate crime and deferred prosecution agreements. He joined Kingsley Napley from the public sector where, over a twenty-six year career as a government lawyer and public prosecutor, he worked in a wide variety of roles including General Counsel at the Serious Fraud Office, the Crown Prosecution Services’ Head of Organised Crime, its Head of Proceeds of Crime and Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office’s Head of Asset Forfeiture Division.

 

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