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This practice note explains the provisions of the act and provides information on the procedures that firms can put in place to prevent bribery being carried out on their behalf and to avail themselves of the statutory defence.
On 1 August 2004 statutory provisions came into effect requiring the disclosure of tax avoidance schemes (DOTAS) to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
In the future, some in-house lawyers who offer advice to the public may not be able to do so unless the bodies they are employed by become special bodies.
Practice information for solicitors whose clients include businesses incorporated as companies (public, private, or limited by guarantee) or who are themselves incorporated.
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