Past event

Bribery: Impact and Prevention

Chatham House, London

Participants

Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
Ambassador Richard Boucher, Deputy Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Chair: Ambassador Dominic Martin, UK Permanent Representative to the OECD

Overview

The UK government has announced its intention to introduce new legislation to provide a comprehensive scheme of bribery offences, to equip prosecutors and courts to deal effectively with bribery at home and abroad. The Justice Secretary, in his role as Anti-Corruption Champion for the Government, and the Deputy Secretary General of the OECD will be speaking about the impact of bribery abroad and the UK's strategy for tackling it.

Event documents

Transcript - Jack Straw MP and Ambassador Richard Boucher
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