Ireland Anti-Bribery & Corruption (ABC)

Objectives

On completion of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of corrupt behaviour and the need to legislate against such behaviour

  • Describe the types of offence under the Irish anti-bribery regime – bribing another person, accepting a bribe, bribing a foreign public official, and the corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery – and the consequences of being found guilty of an offence under the Act

  • Recognise the importance of a firm’s systems and controls in relation to managing bribery and corruption risks

Tutorial Overview

This tutorial is a guide for financial services staff at all levels to help them avoid the risks of bribery and corruption. The tutorial details the relevant laws and regulations that firms and individuals need to follow, as well as the systems and controls that are used to manage the risks associated with bribery and corruption. The information is pitched so that the tutorial is relevant to those with no experience of the Irish anti-bribery regime, although there is sufficient detail to make the tutorial useful to more senior managers as well.

Prerequisite Knowledge

No prior knowledge is assumed

Tutorial Level

Introductory

Tutorial Duration

75 minutes