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Deloitte comments on the impact the Bribery Act guidelines will have on the hospitality and leisure sector

Peter Maher, partner in Deloitte’s Forensic & Dispute Services team comments on the Bribery Act guidelines and the implications for the hospitality and leisure sector:

“It is an opportune time for companies in the hospitality and leisure industry to review their anti-bribery and corruption programs. In particular companies who are expanding into or already have existing operations in developing countries. Examples of some of the attendant risks include obtaining government permits and licences, construction projects and visibility over the activities of joint venture and other business partners. In view of the guidance’s emphasis on the proportionality of anti-corruption procedures, high risk environments obviously call for a higher level of scrutiny.

“This combination certainly makes for a ‘hot’ regulatory environment.”

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