Private Equity Newsletter - November 2012


In this issue:

- Private Equity Sound Bite – Anti-Bribery

- Private Equity Practice Recognition

- Transaction Highlights

- Global Expansion

- Private Equity Events Across the Region

An excerpt from "Private Equity Sound Bite – Anti-Bribery"

Potential liability for the corrupt acts of third parties may be not be high on the lists of concerns of the private equity community when considering potential investments. But, it should be. The Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) has already highlighted that organisations involved in private equity with a connection to the UK could be exposed to liability under the “Corporate Offence” of the Bribery Act 2010 for the corrupt acts of companies that they actively invest in (no matter where those companies are based) unless the private equity company has adequate procedures in place to prevent this.

Please see full newsletter below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Reed Smith | Attorney Advertising

Written by:


Reed Smith on:

Readers' Choice 2017
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.