Insights: Legal Updates - December 2010

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Bribery Act 2010

David Robinson |

The Bribery Act 2010 (Act) comes into force on 1 July 2011. In this article, we consider the new legislation and the steps businesses should take to minimise their, and their management and employees’, risk of exposure. The Act will codify the existing offences of bribery and it also introduces a corporate offence of failure […]

An end to the AGA saga?

Roy Perrott |

Ever since the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 came into force, there has been a debate about whether the Act allowed a landlord to insist on the outgoing tenant’s guarantor guaranteeing the tenant’s AGA. This debate has now been resolved (in a case called Good Harvest v Centaur Services Limited), but not in a […]