The Act is important as it sets high standards for corporate conduct and provides scope for the imposition of heavy penalties where those standards are not met, including unlimited fines and prison terms.
On this page you can find answers to some frequently asked questions concerning the Act and identify things your business can do now to ensure its compliance with the Act.
1. When does the Act take effect?
Friday 1 July 2011.
2. What are the offences under the Act?
The Act introduces four main offences:
3. What are the penalties?
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Stewart Hey, Partner
Commercial Dispute Resolution
Tel: +44 (0)20 7203 5014
Paul Stone, Partner
Corporate and Commercial
Tel: +44 (0)20 7203 5110