All Eyes on Ireland’s Expanded Anti-Corruption Regime

All eyes are on Ireland because of Brexit and the vexed question of the backstop option to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. However, there is a top priority beside Brexit for those who are doing business with Ireland. In a guest article, McCann FitzGerald partner Megan Hooper, consultant Louise Delahunty and knowledge lawyers Imelda Higgins and Heather Mahon explain how new corruption laws incorporating a U.K.-style strict liability corporate offence, combined with Ireland’s unique mandatory and wide reporting regime, should be urgent focal points for companies with ties to Ireland. See “Compliance Implications of Brexit” (Apr. 26, 2017).

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