Monthly Archives: October 2010

UK Legal Update: Bribery Act 2010

The Bribery Act 2010 is due to take effect in the UK in April 2011. The Act provides that commercial organisations may be criminally liable for failing to prevent bribery (whether offered or received) by persons providing services to the business, including employees, agents and subsidiaries. It is not just UK companies, however, as overseas … Continue Reading

Parting Gifts from the Governator – California’s Significant New Employment Laws

As previously reported here, the California legislature ended its regular session by sending a mixed bag of bills to the Governor for consideration.  Most were vetoed but those that were signed into law present some new challenges and opportunities on topics ranging from organ donor leave to meal period relief for some employers to a … Continue Reading