Hospitality…illegal or just doing business?

Inviting buyers to a social or sporting event to talk business and perhaps to say thanks for doing a few good deals recently seems innocent enough, doesn’t it? Why should anyone object to being courteous and developing a mutually beneficial relationship? Where’s the harm in a few drinks with a potential buyer? There have been […]

Quid Pro Quo…what does the Bribery Act actually forbid?

‘Something for something’ sums up the thrust of the Bribery Act 2010. But what should individual corporate buyers be wary of when it comes to both accepting supplier invitations or organising hospitality for its own distributors and buyers?